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INWE 40010 - Explaining GMAW

0.29 CR
In this module, the welding student will develop the knowledge and skills to set up a gas metal arc welding station properly. The welding student will learn to identify numerous methods of metal transfer utilized in the gas metal arc welding process. The welding student will also learn to identify the difference between amperage and voltage when setting up a welding station.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate the knowledge of the gas metal arc welding process by correctly setting up a GMAW system, including voltage, amperage, shielding gas, and all variables.
  2. Execute correct metal preparation for GMAW.
  3. Execute correct metal preparation for GMAW.
  4. Describe the fundamentals of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW).
  5. Identify the GMAW process in comparison to other arc welding processes.
  6. Identify the basic GMAW electrode numbering system as established by the American Welding Society.
  7. Produce various weld beads, flat position welds, out of position welds.
  8. Produce GMAW Aluminum welds in the flat position.