$65 – $85

TIG Welding 101

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MakerLab

780 East Cordova Street

Vancouver, BC V6A1M3

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TIG Welding (Tungsten Inert Gas) is the next step in furthering your welding skills. The sequel to MIG Welding 101, this course goes over the different types of welds, techniques, and how to prepare your material for welding, tacking, and laying down a simple bead. You will also learn about the specific safety considerations associated with the TIG Welder. TIG Welding is especially useful for thinner gauge metals, stainless steel and aluminum. It practically the same as MIG welding but with more technique.

Duration
3 hours

Project
Set up welder, prep pieces for welding, lay a clean weld bead.

Pre-requisite Courses
Required: MIG Welding 101
Please note, there is a steep learning curve for TIG welding and due to both the cost of aluminium, and the finicky properties its recommended that students spend a significant amount of time on steel first.

Recommended: MetalLab 101

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Equipment Access
TIG welder

Safety
Required:

  • Safety glasses (provided)
  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Remove dangling jewelry
  • Tie back long hair

Recommended:

  • Hearing protection
  • Particle filter mask or dust mask

** Please note, the material we use for welding contains nickel. If you have any allergies to metals you may bring your own respirator mask with a positive filtered air supply. We do have complimentary particle filter masks avaiable for students use. **

FAQ

Is there an age limit to enter the event?
The minimum age for participants is 13 years old with a participating guardian or 18 otherwise.

What are my parking options at MakerLabs?
MakerLabs' parking lot is located on the east side of the building on the corner of Hawks Avenue and East Cordova Street.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email us at hello@makerlabs.com with any questions or concerns.

Can I sign up for the member rate?
If you sign up for a membership on the day of the class, you'll receive a refund for the difference between the general and membership class price.

How do I cancel or reschedule my class?
Refunds (minus Eventbrite fees) or credit for future classes will only be provided if we are notified by email to hello@makerlabs.com at least 24 hours in advance of the class. No refunds will be provided for late cancellation, but we do offer a 50% credit torwards a future class.

What happens if I show up late?
Please arrive 15 minutes before the schedule start of the class so that it can start on time. Attendees arriving more than 5 minutes late will not be allowed in the class.

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780 East Cordova Street

Vancouver, BC V6A1M3

Canada

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