Prerequisite: WELD 075
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
This course is the first in a series of courses for welding of pipe using the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) process. The course will cover safety procedures, electrode selection, weld joint preparation, and weld quality. Emphasis will be placed on student proficiency in welding pipe in the 1G, 2G and 5G positions in accordance with American Petroleum Institute API-1104: Standard for Welding Pipelines and Related Facilities.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921