Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

WELD 1050 Horizontal Shielded Metal Arc Welding (2-4-4)

Introduces the major theory, safety practices, and techniques required for shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) in the horizontal position. Qualification tests, horizontal position, are used in the evaluation of student progress toward making industrial standard welds. Topics include: horizontal SMAW safety and health practices, selection and application s of electrodes, selection and applications for horizontal SMAW, horizontal SMAW joints, and horizontal SMAW to specification.

Corequisite: WELD 1040

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