Operating Hours: Tues: 5pm-9pm / Wed: CLOSED / Thurs - Fri - Sat: 10am-9pm / Sun: 10am-6pm / Mon: CLOSED
Date/Time: Saturday, March 4th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Credentials: TIG Welding Safety
Take the safety class to get access to the equipment of the TIG welding equipment of MakerspaceCT! TIG welding uses tungsten, inert gas and weld rods to produce precise and attractive welds in steel and aluminum. Get started with the TIG welder, learn the basics of operation and some tips and tricks that will give you the best results. This is an essential skill for the budding maker.
The course content includes:
Prior to the Class: Upon registration, you will be sent a prerequisite assignment to be completed online before attending the in-person workshop. All participants are requested to complete this assignment to prepare for the class.
Dress Code: Wear natural fiber clothing, long pants, closed toed shoes (leather or natural fiber). No synthetic fabrics of any kind. Please don't wear loose fitting clothing that could get caught in machinery. Long hair must be tied back. MakerspaceCT provides welding jackets, gloves, masks and helmets with eye protection. Participants are welcome to bring their own PPE.
Materials Included: A variety of metals to experiment on, as well as all machines, consumables, safety equipment, and accessories.
HEALTH & SAFETY: Our facility is mask-optional as of Friday, April 1, 2022. Please click here for more info.