SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING I

  • Program: Welding and Metal Fabrication
  • Course: Shielded Metal Arc Welding I
  • Course #: WLDG1310
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces students to the shielded metal arc welding process including equipment, terms and safety procedures. Students will learn how to strike and control arc to produce quality welds. Students will learn how to deposit a pad of beads in the flat position. Students will be able to produce lap joint fillet welds in the horizontal position and E6010 pad of beads in the flat position. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Describe welding terms, test positions and nomenclature
Describe the shielded metal arc welding process
Identify important safety rules
Describe how the five essentials of shielded metal arc welding effect the quality of welds
Control the arc to produce quality welds
Produce pad of beads in flat position
Produce lap joint fillet welds in the horizontal position
Produce E6010 pad of beads in the flat position
Maintain quality control

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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