Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

WLD-222 - Pipe Welding 1 Basic (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: WLD201
This course provides students with knowledge and skills to effectively begin basic techniques of uphill shielded metal-arc welding (SMAW) for pipe. Uphill welding is generally used on thick-wall pipe. Students will practice their basic skills on metal plates before transitioning to 6 diameter pipe. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and American Welding Society (AWS) code specifications will be followed.

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