This a 16 Hour class, with 4 hours dedicated to class room to recognize some of the Basic History, Terms, and Processes used.
The next step will be demonstration of GMAW (also called MIG or WIRE) welding, followed by GTAM (also called TIG welding),
After the demonstrations the students will begin the actual learning to run a GMAW Weld Bead and continue taking turns practicing
this process through out the remainder of the class. If we have a student that desires to try GTAW they, time permitting,
they will have the opportunity.
At the end of this lesson, you will be able to recall some welding acronyms and their meanings. You will also know what welding really is, how it developed, and be familiar with some of the equipment, techniques, and safety guideline necessary to build a career as a Welder.
Welding seems simple.
After all, most people know that welding is just, joining two pieces of metal together. Then you start reading about welding and it gets more complicated than you thought. With so many styles, uses, joints and machines, the whole process starts to bevome complicated. And that's before you even get started.
As you begin to understand the process, it's not as hard as it seems.
I. Acronyms and Glossary of Terms
II. What is Welding