OXYACETYLENE WELDING

  • Program: Welding and Metal Fabrication
  • Course: Oxyacetylene Welding
  • Course #: WLDG1100
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces students to the oxyacetylene welding process including terms and safety procedures. Students will learn how to setup, adjust and shut down oxyacetylene equipment. Students will learn how to deposit stringer beads in the flat position. Students will also be able to produce fillet lap and inside corner joint welds in the horizontal and vertical position and square joint butt welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead position. Weld inspections will also be covered. 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:
Define welding terms, positions and nomenclature
Describe the oxyacetylene welding process
Identify important health and safety precautions
Operate oxyacetylene welding equipment
Deposit stringer beads in the flat position without and with filler metal
Produce fillet weld lap joints in the horizontal position
Produce fillet weld inside corner joints in the horizontal position
Produce fillet weld inside corner joints in the vertical up position
Produce fillet weld lap joints in the vertical up position
Inspect welds for quality
Produce square groove butt joint welds in the flat position
Produce square groove butt joint welds in the vertical up position
Produce square groove butt joint welds in the overhead position
Produce square groove butt joint welds in the horizontal position

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

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