Welding Maintenance Basics, Safety and Repair Techniques

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These classes/locations have been confirmed. If there are any changes in COVID-19 restrictions, postponment, cancellation or other changes may be made. We will notify registered persons (via email) of these changes.

When: Mar 11, 2020 - Mar 12, 2020

8am-5pm

Cost: $170

Instructor

Anthony Stampe

Location

West Jordan

Public Works Department
7960 S. 4000 W.
West Jordan, UT 84088

No spots available

Course Description

Please be sure to bring the following equipment:

Welding Helmet, Welding Gloves, Safety Glasses, An appropriate welding shirt or welding jacket, and a pair of pliers.

This course will discuss and show techniques for:

Shielded Metal Arc Welding or "Stick"

Principles, process variables-polarity, work angle, travel angle, arc length, travel speed, Equipment setup, striking an arc, advantages, limitations, troubleshooting, Electrode classifications

Gas and Tungsten Arc Welding or "Tig"

Background, advantages & disadvantages, Polarity, AC balance & AC frequency, Techniques & shielding gasses used,Torch amptrols vs. foot pedal, Welding an aluminum lap joint

Flux Core Arc Welding "FCAW"

Equipment used, polarity, flux agents, Self-shielded vs. gas shielded flux core, Process variables, differing techniques, Advantages & limitations of each

Gas Metal Arc Welding "MIG"

Equipment setup, gasses, wire feed speed, Process variables, CTWD, troubleshooting, Modes of metal transfer, advantages, limits, Electrode classifications

Practical Metallurgy 1

Covers terminology used in the welding & metal forming industry, including: mechanical properties (description & testing), numbering & naming conventions, metals identification, spark test (lab), heat treatments used by welders-Includes 24 page reference manual for each participant. Beneficial for: supervisors, welders, machinists, technicians,
auto & diesel mechanics

Distortion Fundamentals & Control Techniques

The types & causes of weld distortion, factors to
consider & shrinkage control, 2 videos (21 minutes, total), distortion fundamentals, keeping it square, optional lab: table leg exercise (30-45 min.)

Welding Safety

Discussion of basic electricity, arc welding safety, warning labels, Safety Data Sheets, 4 videos (35 minutes, total) covering-Electric Shock - PPE, Fumes & Gasses, Fire & Explosions

Oxy-Fuel Safety

Covers proper torch operation & cylinder safety, including: Proper start-up & shut down procedures, Differences between acetylene & alternate fuel cylinders & equipment, Avoiding hazards when cutting & heating, Features Victor Technologies videos, cross-sectional, models of equipment, checklists, safety quiz

Registration Notes

Notification of cancellation must be received prior to registration deadline. Substitutions may be made at any time. A $25 adminstrative fee may be retained for late cancellations or no-shows. Please notify us of any changes.

Road Scholar

This course fulfills an elective requirement for the Road Scholar program.