Exploratory Oxy-Fuel Welding and CuttingWELD 101
Addresses safety in the use of oxy-fuel gas equipment and equipment set-up. Explores oxy-fuel welding and brazing of flat strips 1/8" or less in thickness, and cutting plate in laboratory experience. Intended for non-welding majors. (10-5)
Outcomes and Objectives
Understand the theory of the Oxy-fuel processes.
- Realize the significance of this process in manufacturing and industry.
- Discuss relationships with other welding and/or cutting processes.
Demonstrate appropriate safety practices and procedures.
- Realize the value of the use of safety equipment.
- Identify proper protective equipment.
- Apply safety procedures in all laboratory activities.
Demonstrate appropriate equipment operation.
- Realize the importance of proper equipment set-up.
- Apply proper procedures when setting up equipment.
Develop, read, and follow a welding specification/procedure document.
- Realize the importance of following the procedure.
- Define and explain appropriate welding terms.
- Apply the procedure when making a specific cut or weld.
Demonstrate proper techniques to complete cuts and welds on carbon steel material.
- Realize the value of proper body positioning, visual factors, material prep and positioning, and tacking.