GTAW (TIG) Pipe

GTAW (TIG) Pipe

Course Content
Week 1
Designed to instruct welding personnel in arc welding safety and the welding of the root and hot pass done with the GTAW (TIG) process. Fill and cap passes done with low hydrogen (Excalibur®) stick electrodes or as student’s ability dictates. GTAW (TIG) all the way out (root, hot, fill and cap) with carbon steel or stainless steel filler metal on carbon steel pipe. The material use for week one will be 6-inch schedule 40 and schedule 80 pipes.
30 Clock Hours: Lab: 28, Class: 2

Week 2
Designed to instruct welding personnel in arc welding safety and the welding of the root pass and hot pass done with the GTAW (TIG) process. Then fill and cap passes done with low hydrogen (Excalibur®) stick electrodes or as student’s ability dictates. GTAW (TIG) all the way out (root, hot, fill and cap) with carbon steel or stainless steel filler metal on carbon steel pipe. The material used for week two will be 2-inch extra strong pipe.
30 Clock Hours: Lab: 28, Class: 2

Students who have not passed the Lincoln Electric Welding School’s Basic Plate and Sheet Metal Course will be . A basic understanding of TIG welding is helpful.

PrerequisitesStudents who have not passed the Lincoln Electric Welding School’s Basic Plate and Sheet Metal Course will be required to weld a sample test plate consisting of 3 pass vertical up and overhead welds with 6010 and 7018 electrodes which will be evaluated by an instructor before being permitted to start course. A basic understanding of TIG welding is helpful.

Pancake style Hoods or Helmets are not permitted in the welding school.

Class is two weeks long, Monday thru Friday, six hours per day, 30 hours per week.


Course Fee:
$600.00 per week

2015 Course Dates:
February 2 - 13
March 16 - 27
April 27 - May 8
June 8 - 19
July 20 - 31
August 31 - September 11
October 12 - 23
November 23 - December 4