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MIG Welding 101
This class runs as two 3 hour sessions Wednesday - 7pm - 10pm Thursday - 7pm - 10pm Learn basic arc welding skills with an emphasis on safe work practices in a metal shop environment; oxy-acetylene cutting, shielded metal arc welding (SMAW or stick), gas metal arc welding (MIG or GMAW), and flux core arc welding. • Students must wear closed toed leather shoes, long sleeved shirts, and pants made of cotton, wool, or leather. • Welding and cutting specific personal protective equipment (PPE) will be provided. • Students will be given safety glasses, hearing protection, and welding gloves. • Some students prefer to have a bandana or cap to protect their hair. Long hair will need to be securely tied back. • Students should be prepared to get anything they wear dirty and possibly damaged by sparks. Optional texts: “Welding Skills” by Moniz and Miller “Welder’s Handbook” by Richard Finch

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