Covers safety protocols, preparation procedures, and welding techniques used to weld tool steel used in tools and dies. Focuses on using the shielded metal arc welding process.
Goals, Topics, and Objectives
- SMAW pad build-up.
- SMAW line build-up.
- SMAW knife edge.
- Broken bolt removal.
- Demonstrate the proper preparation techniques for the repair of a tool or die.
- Perform a weld using the proper techniques for the repair of a tool or die using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process.
- Demonstrate the proper technique for removing a broken bolt.
Assessment and Requirements
Assessment of academic achievement may include (but is not limited to) exams, quizzes, homework, and laboratory assignments.
Texts, handouts, and/or workbooks will be determined by the Welding Technology department faculty.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Test and weldment competency.