Introduction to Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding

Course Code


Estimated Duration

1 hours

Course Type

Online Self Study

Price (CRA Membersmbrs)

$99.00 +gst

Price (Non CRA Membersmbrs)

$109.00 +gst

Introduction to Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding

This is a self-study online course with audio that will be loaded within 24 hours onto your myI-CAR Login when registering for this course.
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Introduction to Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding is a 1-hour course that explains the spot-welding process. This course explores the various parts of a spot welder and lists the steps for spot welder setup. How to make a spot weld, determine weld quality, and listing the steps required for weld bonding are also covered.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the squeeze-type resistance spot welding (STRSW) process.
  • Identify considerations when using STRSW and the stages for making a resistance spot weld.
  • Identify equipment and settings used in squeeze-type resistance spot welding.
  • Identify types of STRSW power sources, arm sets, and electrode tips.
  • Identify inverter-type equipment, control settings, and programmed settings.
  • Identify steps to make resistance spot welds.
  • Identify steps to prepare panels, fit up panels, shunt the current, determine pitch/edge distances, and test resistance spot welds.
  • Identify the weld-bonding process.
  • Identify weld-bonding procedures, flange preparation steps, and weld-bond testing requirements.

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