This class will introduce some of the basic skills of TIG welding. You must have completed the Fun with Metal MIG class, or have the ability to demonstrate strong safety/MIG welding skills. We will talk about technique, prepping for welding, and most importantly safety. This will be a single session class lasting 3 hours.
- Mon June 17th from 6:30pm-9:30pm
The welding class will include the following:
- Tungsten Inert Gas/Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG/GTAW)
- Tungsten welding of Steel
- Basic skills, Safety
- Personal Protective Equipment
Intro, cover basic technique, review safety (PPE), lay a bead of weld down. Review welding methods, holding TIG torch and begin welding stuff together. We will review weld penetrations, technique, etc.
Important safety info:
Wear comfortable clothing that is ideally cotton/cotton blend and flame resistant. Closed toe shoes and long sleeve clothing should be worn to prevent burns. There is a potential for your clothing to get damaged. We will provide protective eyewear/welding mask, and welding gloves. If needed, a welding jacket may be available.
Pre-payment is required, no walk-ins, sorry. All payment is via paypal, and you must register for this class using Eventbrite. Once this class is complete, you will be able to use the MIG welders at the hack factory if you're a paying member. Payment will not be refunded once the class has started.
For more info email dave at drstrangelove dot net.
Instructors: David Bryan
This should be a fun time for all, we hope to see you soon!
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