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RRIT 124   Fast Track Elements and Basic Welding (3 Hours)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to properly use oxy-fuel cutting (OFC) and shielded metal arc welding (SMAW). The OFC will cover straight line cutting, beveling and piercing. The SMAW portion of the course will concentrate on 1G and 2F welds with bend tests being performed on selected weldments. Student should be able to discuss electrical safety in shielded metal arc welding, handle welding cables properly, understand eye hazards, list safe clothing requirements and discuss environmental safety. Achieving the specified score on the unit test will evidence this knowledge. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab/wk.