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    COVID-19 Closure UPDATE - Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has announced all schools in the Commonwealth will remain closed Indefinitely as a result of the COVID-19 Response Efforts. 

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    Executive Director - Tony Payne - tpayne@hcctc.org

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Welding Technology

This is a program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in gas, arc, shielded and non-shielded metal arc, brazing, flame cutting and plastic welding. Hand, semiautomatic and automatic welding processes are also included in the instruction. 

Students learn safety practices and types and uses of electrodes and welding rods; properties of metals; blueprint reading; electrical principles; welding symbols and mechanical drawing; use of equipment for testing welds by ultrasonic methods and destruction and hardness testing; use of manuals and specification charts; use of portable grinders and chemical baths for surface cleaning; positioning and clamping; and welding standards established by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Bureau of Ships. 


Instructor: Larry Brown
Email: lbrown@hcctc.org