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Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

Trades and Industry

This course provides the student with a technical understanding of arc welding, welding safety, power sources, electrode classification and selection. Welding will be done in all positions on mild steel carbon material, single and multiple pass, using mild steel, low hydrogen and iron power electrodes, with DC current. Depending on ability of student groove, welds may also be performed as time permits. Course also provides understanding of oxyacetylene cutting as well as safety practices in cutting. Supplies needed: Welding helmet, welding cap, clear safety glasses, pliers, needle nose pliers, carbon steel wire brush, welding coat or leathers, cutting goggles, and welding SMAW gloves. Chipping hammers and wire brushes are optional.

Upcoming Classes

Course Date Time Day(s) Location Instructor Cost
3/23/2022 5/11/2022 6:00 PM 9:00 PM --W---- Norfolk
John Knapp $250.00

Classes are being added all the time. Check back soon for more classes!