Flux-Cored Arc Welding - Semiautomatic

Flux-Cored Arc Welding - Semiautomatic


Course Description
Designed to instruct welders in welding safety and the Flux-Cored Arc Welding process (FCAW) for both Self-Shielded (Innershield®) and Gas-Shielded (Outershield® and UltraCore®) methods. The course lasts one week, involving approximately 30 hours of booth instruction, lecture and practice.


Course Content

  • Learn fundamentals of FCAW Self-Shielded (Innershield®)
  • Learn fundamentals of FCAW Gas-Shielded (Outershield®)
  • Weld on 10 gauge through 1-inch thick material in all positions
  • Use a variety of electrodes, wire feeders and power sources
  • Typical joint designs used in construction and shipbuilding are welded, which consist of fillet, lap, groove and butt welds
  • Final weld tests are on 1-inch bevel plate vertical up with and without a backin bar

  • 30 Clock Hours: Lab: 26, Class: 4


    Please Note: If a student desires to practice on different types of welds, and/or materials other than those offered, material must be provided by student.

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    2016 Course Dates:
    January 4-8
    February 29 - March 4
    April 11-15
    April 18-22
    May 23-27
    July 5-8
    August 15-19
    November 7-11
    November 14-18