Electrode Selection

This class describes electrode characteristics for the four major arc welding processes and explains how to select the appropriate electrode for a specific welding application.


Course Objectives:

  • Explain the importance of electrode selection
  • Describe characteristics of SMAW electrodes
  • List the types of SMAW electrodes
  • Explain how the AWS classifies SMAW electrodes
  • List the steps for selecting a SMAW electrode
  • Describe characteristics of GMAW electrodes
  • Explain how the AWS classifies GMAW electrodes
  • List the steps for selecting a GMAW electrode
  • Describe characteristics of FCAW electrodes
  • Explain how the AWS classifies FCAW electrodes
  • List the steps for selecting a FCAW electrode
  • Describe characteristics of GTAW electrodes
  • List the types of GTAW electrodes
  • Explain how the AWS classifies GTAW electrodes
  • List the steps for selecting a GTAW electrode
  • Explain the importance of electrode storage.


Recommended Background

  • Recommended for manufacturing personnel, including engineers, technicians and managers, particularly handling welding operations.
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Course ID

TU223

Skill Focus

Smart Business

Instructor(s)

ToolingU

Employee Type

New Applicants, Operations team, 1st level supervisor

Method of Delivery

Digital

Estimated Effort

2.5 hrs

Cost

Negotiable


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