RRIT 145 Frog Welding* (3 Hours)
Prerequisites : BNSF Railway Training Director approval and JCCC department approval.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to repair by welding a manganese frog casting according to Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway standards. This course will involve the study of different welding and cutting processes, with emphasis on the FCAW process. Metallurgy and the effects of heat in relationship to austenitic manganese steel will be discussed. Students will be required to cut, grind, straight edge, dye penetrant test, weld and monitor heat input during the repair process on austenitic steel frog casting for evaluation in an actual laboratory setting.