Introduction to Welding by Matthew McLeod
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Introduction to Welding

Introduction to Welding will give you the basic knowledge to enable you to select a welding process, set up the machine, run a basic weld bead, and perform these operations without personal injury.

NOTE: This course is under construction! Available modules are listed below. Others are being added as they are created. While the course is under construction, it is only available to members within the All Areas Access Membership. Enrollment will be opened when the course is completely built out. 

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What's included?

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1.1 Introduction
2. Fusion welding processes
2.1 Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMAW/Arc/Stick welding)
5 mins
2.2 Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW/MIG welding)
6 mins
2.3 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW/TIG welding)
9 mins
2.4 Oxygen-Acetylene welding
3. Welding basics
3.2 Choosing a welding process
3.3 Choosing a welding machine
3.4 Beginner exercises
3.5 Basic projects
3.6 Weld finishing
3.7 Weld quality
4. Your first Arc welding lesson
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5. Your first MIG welding lesson
Coming Soon!
6. Your first TIG welding lesson
6.1 Introduction to TIG welding
2 mins
6.2 Connecting the cables
3 mins
6.3 Shielding gas
1 min
6.4 Front panel controls
7 mins
6.5 Torch set up
6 mins
6.6 Filler rods
3 mins
6.7 Safety gear
3 mins
6.8 Preparing to weld
4 mins
6.9 Machine configuration
4 mins
6.10 First weld
5 mins