SAC-200: Intro to MIG Welding with Project
Students who have already taken "Intro to MIG Welding" are eligible to take this class, to get additional teacher time for welding. You will get a chance to learn more about different welding techniques, and make a small project to take home with you.
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-Welding Safety Overview.
-Explanation of components and adjustments of a Lincoln or Hobart 180 MIG welder.
-Demonstration of a proper weld puddle, then practice session.
-Demonstration of welding two pieces of steel together, then practice session.
This class has a $10 materials fee built into the price.
How to Prepare
Wear 100% cotton pants (jeans) and a long sleeve 100% cotton shirt. Closed toe shoes, leather boots are ideal. Don’t wear anything that you don’t mind getting dirty and possibly burnt. Bring safety glasses,leather gloves, welding helmet and welding jacket if you have them.
What will you get out of this class?
Students will finish the class with an understanding of the components, adjustments of a MIG welder and experience welding mild steel. Upon completion of the class students will also be prepared to attend the Metal Fabrication Labs, which will give students an opportunity to work on their own metal fabrication projects.
This class is a prerequisite for the Oxy-Acetylene Heating & Welding class.
About the Instructor
Trent Dean is a craftsman with skills in both Wood Shop and Metal Shop. He creates furniture from exotic woods, using the ShopBot, then gives them legs using his skills with metals and welding. Trent is skilled at translating his design ideas into usable, creative furniture.