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

INWE 50050 - Welding Pipe 6G Fixed Position

1.04 CR
In this module, the welding student will develop the knowledge and skills to perform pipe welds in the 6G position using E6010 and E7018 electrodes, in accordance with American Welding Society standards.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe the fundamentals of shielded metal arc welding, as it relates to pipe welding.
  2. Identify the basic SMAW electrode numbering system and selection as established by the American Welding Society.
  3. Identify various weld defects and their characteristics.
  4. Execute correct metal preparation for pipe welding Select the correct machine, amperage, polarity, and size electrodes for a given pipe weld application.
  5. Demonstrate various welds, including root pass, hot pass, and cover passes on the pipe in 2G, 5G, 6G positions with various SMAW electrodes.