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Cutting Processes

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
WLD 110 Cutting Processes 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course introduces oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cutting systems. Topics include safety, proper equipment setup, and operation of oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cutting equipment with emphasis on straight line, curve and bevel cutting. Upon completion, students should be able to oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cut metals of varying thickness.


·Student Learning Outcomes
·1.Identify the parts and functions of an oxy-acetylene cutting torch.
·2.Identify the parts and functions of various cutting equipment.
·3.List the safety practices of using oxy-fuel, plasma-arc, and other cutting equipment.
·4.Set-up and adjust cutting equipment.
·5.Use an oxy-acetylene outfit, plasma cutting equipment, and other equipment to: a.Cut a straight marked line on various thickness steel plate. b.Cut various shapes out of carbon steel plate. c.Cut carbon steel plate to a bevel and pipe.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23303)

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