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Copper Fabrication (HVAC 1100)

Total Credits: 2
Lecture Credits: 1
Lab Credits: 1

Description: This course will teach you techniques for cutting, bending, swaging, flaring, soldering, and brazing various types and sizes of refrigeration tubing and pipe. Refrigeration fittings, correct installation procedures and basic welding procedures will also be covered. Must be taken A-F.

Topical Outline:
1. Copper Fabrication Hand Tools
2. Brazing and soldering equipment and techniques
3. Fabricating copper tubing
4. Plastic pipe construction
5. Copper and Brass Fittings

Learning Outcomes:
1. Demonstrate proper use of copper fabrication hand tools
2. Properly braze and solder copper, brass and steel pipe and tubing
3. Properly fabricate copper tubing
4. Construct plastic pipe assemblies
5. Identify copper and brass fittings

Prerequisites:  Placement into READ 1300 or completion of READ 0200 or ESOL 0052