NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    Dec 09, 2022  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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WELD 2780 - Automated Welding & Curring Processes

This course covers basic Fanuc 100iC  programming, welding and Torchmate Computer Numeric Control (CNC) cutting system programming and operation on industry used equipment.

WELD 1773 GMAW and ENTK 1500 Engineering Graphics

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of Weld 2780 Automated Welding & Cutting Processes, the student will:

  1. Distinguish between safe and unsafe working environments.
  2. Manipulate a robot using a teach pendant.
  3. Program a robot to produce linear moves and circular moves.
  4. Develop welding instructions to perform a specific job using the teach pendant.
  5. Construct base coordinates using a teach pendant.
  6. Create weaving parameters using a teach pendant.
  7. Prepare a welding job which contains Linear and Circular moves.
  8. Demonstrate calling up programs within a program.
  9. Perform editing functions within the CNC program.
  10. Demonstrate adding AutoCAD drawings into Torchmate software.
  11. Demonstrate exporting programs from the Torchmate software to the CNC table.          
  12. Setup cut parameters to match materials.
  13. Calibrate material coordinates.
  14. Calibrate program coordinates to material coordinates.

Credits: 4

Instructional Method Separate Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: approx 6 hours/week

Comments: elective course in welding program

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