WLDG 1412. INTRODUCTION TO FLUX CORED ARC WELDING (FCAW) (LECTURE 3, LAB 4). CREDIT 4. WECM.

An overview of terminology, safety procedures, and equipment set-up. Practice in performing T-joints, lap joints, and butt joints using Flux Cored Arc Welding(FCAW) equipment. Demonstrate equipment safety checks; identify Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) equipment parts; demonstrate the procedures for running a continuous bead in the flat position; demonstrate the procedures for welding a butt joint, a T-joint, a lap joint, and an outside corner joint in the flat, horizontal, and overhead positions; and demonstrate the procedures for making an open butt v-groove weld. Prerequisites or co-requisites: WLDG 1430.