2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jan 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

INWE 30020 - Butt Joint with Backing Plate Vertical Up

0.46 CR
In this module, the welding student will develop the knowledge and skills to produce welds in accordance with American Welding Society standards on a three-eighths inch plate with both E6010 and E7018 electrodes. The welds produced will be in the vertical up position and a quarter-inch backing plate will be used.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Select the correct machine, amperage, polarity, and size electrodes for a given weld application.
  2. Produce various out-of-position SMAW welded joints.
  3. Identify various weld defects and their characteristics.
  4. Execute correct metal preparation for open root groove welds.