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College Catalog 2023-2024 
College Catalog 2023-2024
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ATWD 2400 - Maintenance Welding

Credit Hours: 3.00

Prerequisites: ATWD 1150  or related work experience

The student shall know the welding procedure and demonstrate proficiency in: soldering, silver brazing, aluminum brazing, hard surfacing, spray metallizing arc cutting, cast iron welding, plasma arc welding, flame bending and straightening and plastic welding. The student shall complete three repair projects complete with written procedures.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

When Offered: Winter semester only

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Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate welding procedures and proficiency in gas welding.


  1. Demonstrate proficiency in soldering.
  2. Braze with silver, aluminum, silicon bronze.
  3. Weld hard surface with gas materials.
  4. Use flame bending and straightening.
  5. Write welding procedures for the above welding assignments.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate welding procedures and proficiency with arc welding.


  1. Weld cast iron with arc, tig, braze
  2. Weld cast aluminum with arc, tig, mig.
  3. Write welding procedures for the above welding assignments.

• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES


  1. Soldering and silver brazing demonstration
  2. Brazing processes
  3. Open flame surfacing
  4. Arc surfacing procedures
  5. Open flame cast iron repair
  6. Arc welding cutting and heating procedures
  7. Arc welding cast iron repair
  8. Plasma arc Welding
  9. GMAW and FCAW arc welding processes
  10. Aluminum and diecast repair procedures
  11. Copper base alloys and repair procedures
  12. Plastic welding
  13. Flame bending and straightening
  14. Review material

Primary Faculty
Kacir, John
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Jewett, Mark
Hutchison, Donald

Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088

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