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Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2018-2019

WEL-275 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II: SENSE1 (3.00)

Focuses on safety, amperage settings, polarity and the proper selection of electrodes for the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (informally known as stick welding) process. Prepares students to perform American Welding Society complaint welds on carbon steel, in vertical up and overhead configurations, using visual and destructive methods for determining weld quality. Aligns to SENSE Level 1 Module 4: Shielded Metal Arc Welding Key Indicators 1-7 for the flat and horizontal positions, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3- Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2. Credits: 3, Hours: (1/4/0/0), Prereq: WEL-228, WEL-274; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B