Laboratory Facilities

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The Welding Engineering Technology program at Ferris State University maintains four special purpose laboratories totaling 8,000 square feet of instructional space to serve 120 majors and 110 technology students from other disciplines.

Major Laboratory
Designed for 100 and 200 Level Course Instruction

Featuring:

  • 3,000 Square Feet of Instructional Space
  • 28 Welding Stations, including:
  • Oxygen Fuel Welding and Line Burners
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding with Pulsation
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding with Pulsation
  • Flux Cored Arc Welding with Gas Shielding
  • Plasma Arc Welding and Cutting
  • Submerged Arc Welding
  • Grinding Room
Major Lab

Automation Laboratory
Designed for 200 and 300 Level Course Instruction

Featuring:

  • 2,200 Square Feet of Instructional Space
  • 15 Automated Welding Stations, including:
  • Robotic Welding Work Cells
  • Laser Welding and Cutting Work Cells
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Work Cells with Pulsation
  • Resistance Welding Work Stations
  • Submerged Arc Welding Work Station
Auto

Testing Laboratory
Designed for 200, 300, and 400 Level Course Instruction

Featuring:

  • 350 Square Feet of Instructional Space
  • 8 Testing Stations, including:
  • Tensile and Guided Bend Testing Equipment
  • Ultrasonic Equipment
  • Radiography Equipment
Testing Lab

Related Laboratory
Designed for 100 and 200 level and Technical Related Course Instruction

Featuring:

  • 4,900 Square Feet of Instructional Space
  • 18 Welding Stations, including:
  • Oxygen Fuel Welding and Cutting
  • Shield Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding with Pulsation
  • Shear, Band Saw, and Press Brake
  • Fabrication Area
Related Lab