Basic SMAW Welding
Fundamentals of SMAW (stick welding) include welding safety, proper equipment set up and recognition, proper electrode selection for flat, vertical up and overhead welding on light gauge material. Blue print reading including welding symbol recognition, use of measuring tools. A 10-Hour OSHA online safety certification is required before classes begin. All tools and safety equipment listed are required within the first week of class includes clear safety glasses, welding hood (automatic or standard lens), welding jacket or fire retardant welders long sleeve shirt, leather work boots, pants (preferably jeans or fire retardant pants (NO NYLON CLOTHING), full leather welding gloves, chipping hammer, two wire brushes (one large and one small tooth brush size), Welder MIG pliers, and one pair of vise grip pliers or channel lock pliers. Recommended that student bring extra clear protectives lenses for welding hood.
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