MFAB 259   Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) III* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : MFAB 205.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to weld one-inch thick groove joints in the flat (1G), horizontal (2G), vertical up, (3G) and overhead (4G) weld positions, with and/or without backing to industry standards. The course will cover unlimited thickness qualifications. Students will use heat sensing tools and equipment to pre heat, maintain inter-pass temperature, and properly post heat selected welds. Students will perform a welding proficiency test equal to or exceeding the American Welding Society (AWS) standard D1.1. Structural welding code. Students will be expected to provide basic hand tools and/or equipment.