The course provides an in-depth description of the most widely used arc welding processes, an understanding of both material and weld metallurgy, the benefit of key testing regimes, and an appreciation of the causes and solutions for typical weld defects.
£300 per person
Who should attend?
Suitable for people who wish to gain an introductory understanding of arc welding processes with a materials focus.
Attendees do not need to have any formal qualifications or knowledge of welding, but will require some technical knowledge.
- Potential to improve productivity and quality standards.
- Identification and resolution of common welding defects.
- Select the appropriate arc welding process and welding regime for a variety of steel and aluminium alloys
- The basics of material and welding metallurgy
- TIG welding
- MIG/MAG welding
- Submerged arc welding
- Joint preparation and design
- Benefits of preheat/post heat
- Weldability of different steel types to include carbon, alloy and stainless steel products
- Weldability of aluminium and titanium alloys
- Multipass welding
- Destructive testing
- Mechanical testing
- Weld defects
- Welding specifications and standards
Assessment2 hour written assessment
DatesDay 1: Wednesday 20th May
Day 2: Thursday 21st May
Day 3: Friday 22nd May
Date of assessment to be confirmed with attendee.