Course Descriptions

FI223 :  Fisheries Welding

This course provides introduction to welding safety, the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) or "stick" electrode process, wire feed processes and applications using Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) sometimes referred to as "MIG" or "short arc", and Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW). Students learn to safely set up and operate Plasma equipment for cutting ferrous and non-ferrous metal, including the safe setup and operation of Oxy-Fuel cutting equipment. Students are taught fundamental manipulative skills required to successfully weld ferrous and non-ferrous metals in the flat and horizontal positions needed to maintain and repair fishery buildings and related hatchery equipment.
Prerequisite: Second-year Fisheries Technology only or instructor consent.
Credit Hours: 1
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