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WLD 110 : CUTTING PROCESSES

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course introduces oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cutting systems. Topics include safety, proper equipment setup, and operation of oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cutting equipment with emphasis on straight line, curve and bevel cutting. Upon completion, students should be able to oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cut metals of varying thickness.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Class Hours: 1        Lab Hours: 3        Clinical/Work Exp.: 0        Credit Hours: 2

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Identify the parts and functions of various cutting equipment. (CCL)

  • List the safety practices of using oxy-fuel, plasma-arc, and other cutting equipment. (CCL)

  • Set-up and adjust cutting equipment. (CCL)

  • Use an oxy-acetylene outfit, plasma cutting equipment, and other equipment to: a.Cut a straight marked line on various thickness steel plate. b.Cut various shapes out of carbon steel plate. c.Cut carbon steel plate to a bevel and pipe. (CCL)

  • Safety and Health of Welders
    1. Demonstrate proper use and inspection of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE).
    2. Demonstrate proper safe operation practices in work area.
    3. Demonstrate proper use and inspection of ventilation equipment.
    4. Demonstrate proper Hot Zone operation.
    5. Demonstrate proper use of precautionary labeling and MSDS information.

  • Manual Oxy-fuel Gas Cutting (OFC)
    1. Perform safety inspections of manual OFC equipment and accessories.
    2. Perform minor external repairs to manual OFC equipment and accessories.
    3. Set up for manual OFC operations on carbon steel.
    4. Operate manual OFC equipment on carbon steel.
    5. Perform straight, square edge cutting operations in the flat position on carbon steel.
    6. Perform shape, square edge cutting operations in the flat position on carbon steel.
    7. Perform straight, bevel edge cutting operations in the flat position on carbon steel.
    8. Perform scarfing and gouging operations to remove base and weld metal, in flat and horizontal positions on carbon steel.

  • Mechanized Oxy-fuel Gas Cutting (OFC)
    1. Perform safety inspections of mechanized OFC equipment and accessories.
    2. Perform minor external repairs to mechanized OFC equipment and accessories.
    3. Set up for mechanized OFC operations on carbon steel.
    4. Perform straight, square edge cutting operations in the flat positions on carbon steel.
    5. Perform straight, bevel edge cutting operations in the flat position on carbon steel.

  • Manual Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC)
    1. Perform safety inspections of manual PAC equipment and accessories.
    2. Perform minor external repairs to manual PAC equipment and accessories.
    3. Set up for manual PAC operations on carbon steel, austenitic stainless steel, and aluminum.
    4. Operate manual PAC equipment on carbon steel, austenitic stainless steel, and aluminum.
    5. Perform straight, square edge cutting operations, in the flat position on carbon steel, austenitic stainless steel, and aluminum.
    6. Perform shape, square edge cutting operations in the flat position on carbon steel, austenitic stainless steel, and aluminum.

  • Manual Air Carbon Arc Cutting (CAC-A)
    1. Perform safety inspections of manual CAC-A equipment and accessories.
    2. Perform minor external repairs to manual CAC-A equipment and accessories.
    3. Set up for manual CAC-A scarfing and gouging operations on carbon steel.
    4. Operate manual CAC-A equipment on carbon steel.
    5. Perform scarfing and gouging operations to remove base and weld metal, in the flat and horizontal positions on carbon steel.