Techniques for welding pipe and preparing for WABO certification. SMAW (Stick) and GMAC (MIG) methods are used. Students will weld in all positions, prep and fit at various angles.
Course Learning Outcomes
Identify the 5 common pipe welding positions.
Choose the best method for pipe welding based on available tooling, work requirements and mechanical codes.
Exercise proper technique with any welding style/materials chosen.
- GMAC and SWAW expendables, machines and styles
- 1G, 2G, 5G, 6G and 6GR pipe welding positions
- Safe machine operation and PPE
- Proper welding technique