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INWE 30100 - Butt Joint with Backing Plate Overhead

0.58 CR
In this module, the welding student will develop the knowledge and skills to produce overhead butt welds with a backing plate using E7018 electrodes. A three-eighths inch and a quarter-inch material will be used for this module and all welds will meet criteria established by the American Welding Society.

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.