Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

WEL-263 Thermal Cutting Processes II - Plasma and Carbon Steel Arc: SENSE1 (2.00)

Focuses on proper safety, equipment setup and cutting techniques for plasma and carbon steel arc cutting on carbon steel, austenitic stainless steel and aluminum. Prepares students to perform American Welding Society compliant cutting operations in the flat position. Instructs students in performing scarfing and gouging operations to remove base and weld metal in flat and horizontal positions. Aligns to SENSE Level 1 Module 8 - Units 3 and 4, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7 and Module 9 - Key Indicator 1. Credits: 2, Hours: (1/2/0/0), Prereq: WEL-228; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

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