Gunsmith Welding and Metallurgy

Credits: 3

This course focuses on gunsmith welding skills required for basic oxy/fuel, stick, Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding equipment, procedures and safety.  Students will learn appropriate welding techniques as applied to various materials and joint types.  Instruction will also be provided on soft soldering, silver brazing, brass brazing as well as heat treatment of metals commonly used by the gunsmith.  Metals include 0-1, 5-7, 1095, 12-L-14, 8620, 4140.  In addition, some stainless and non-ferrous metals are reviewed.