MFG 267 : Oxygen-Fuel and Plasma Cutting

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Oxygen-Fuel and Plasma Cutting



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MFG 100.


Covers gas torch, air carbon arc, and plasma gas cutting. Includes torch setup and maintenance, flame setting, diagnostics, track torch operations, circle cutting, and carbon arc scarfing practice.

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate safe practices in the welding lab using oxy-fuel processes.
2. Demonstrate appropriate set up, maintenance, and use of of oxy-fuel joining and cutting operations.
3. Weld and braze common joint assemblies with oxy-fuel processes to American Welding Society D1.1 Structural Steel Welding Code.
4. Apply visual and destructive examination principles and practices in accordance with relevant industry standards.
5. Cut common shapes and materials using the oxy-fuel process.

Content outline

Gas Welding:
Description, equipment and safe operation of oxyacetylene welding
Flame Cutting Principles:
Description, equipment and safe operation of oxy-fuel cutting
Oxy-Acetylene Cutting
Mild Steel Plate
straight 90 degree lines
Bevel on pipe
Plasma Cutting
Mild Steel Plate
straight 90 degree lines
Oxy-Acetylene Welding
Flat outside Corner
Horizontal outside corner
Vertical outside corner
Overhead outside corner
Flat butt weld
Horizontal butt weld
Braze Weld
1F lap joint
2F lap joint
Carbon Air Arc Gouging

Required materials

This class requires the purchase of safety equipment, reference books, measurement equipment, and tools.

Grading methods

Assessment for this course may include, either online or in person, written assignments, homework, timed tests, take home tests, oral presentations, and demonstrations of manual skills acquisition as needed to confirm achievement of the course outcomes.

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