The interactive learning program „Joining 2“ describes the welding process.
Along with a description of welding gases and equipment for Oxyfuel GasWelding (OFW),
the welding process itself is explained in detail, on the basisof torch selection
and adjustment and the working techniques used. The necessary fundamentals of manual
shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)are described. The selection of electrodes and
the determination of weldingcurrent are discussed and practiced. Various gas shielded
arc welding procedures are introduced with emphasison gas metal arc welding (GMAW)
and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW). The necessary equipment is described. The Course
Objectives aids in the retention of learned material.
A test of the course objectives helps to remember the content of this chapter.
Processing time: approx. 6 hours (total)