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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Apex Technical School | Evaluated Learning Experience

M.I.G. (Metal Inert Gas) and T.I.G. (Tungsten Inert Gas)

Gas Metal Arc Welding; Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
Location: 
635 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY.
Length: 
120 hours (4 weeks); includes approximately 87 hours of shop experience.
Dates: 
December 1994 - March 2003.
Learner Outcomes: 
Perform set-up parameters and welding procedures of G.T.A.W. (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding), G.M.A.W. (Gas Metal Arc Welding), F.C.A.W. (Flux Cores Arc Welding); explain set-up procedures for S.A.W. (Submerged Arc Welding) and P.A.C. (Plasma Arc Cutting); use appropriate safety procedures.
Instruction: 
G.T.A.W. terms and definitions; gases, current types, electrodes, and power supply adjustment; equipment, supplies, and power sources for G.M.A.W. and F.C.A.W.; job practices for G.T.A.W., G.M.A.W., and F.C.A.W; metal transfer, shielded gases and properties; welding characteristics of carbon steel and the weld-ability of aluminum; introduction to P.A.C. and characteristics of stainless steel; introduction to S.A.W.; safety procedures.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours (1 lecture, 2 shop) in Welding Technology, Industrial Technology, Construction Technology, Vocational Technology, as an elective in Educational Technology, or as a technical elective in Mechanical Technology (12/99).

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