ROC-100: Intro to TIG Welding
Take this class to learn what a TIG welding machine is and how to use one. This great intro class will cover basic techniques for TIG welding, through demonstration and hands on experience. We will also discuss welding safety, and some basics about what TIG welding is and how it is applied in industry.
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-Welding Safety Overview.
-Explanation of components and adjustments of a TIG 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.
There are no pre-requisite classes for the Intro to TIG Welding class.
What will you get out of this class?
Students will finish the class with an understanding of the components, adjustments of the TIG welding system and experience welding with the system.
About the Instructor
My name is Kenny. I am a certified welder in both plat and pipe welding as well as working on my AS in welding technologies at Sierra College. I currently am work at Harris and Bruno International as a CNC Programmer and Operator. I am proficient in a diverse range of welding processes including GMAW, GTAW, SMAW, and gas welding. In my free time I enjoy camping and hiking.