Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

WELD 1070 Overhead Shield Metal Arc Welding (2-4-4)

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

Corequisite: WELD 1060