Equipment Packages

Tool List

These tools are REQUIRED for successful completion of these courses. It is expected that all students will have the minimum tools and safety equipment the first day of class in the appropriate semester. Any or all tools may be upgraded to student's preference.

PSEO students are responsible for the cost of equipment that becomes their property, such as tools and computers.

REQUIRED:

SEMESTER
NEEDED

EST. $ COST
ALL-LEATHER WORK BOOTS (STEEL TOE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED) 1 120.00
LEATHER CAPE & SLEEVES WITH BIB OR LEATHER JACKETS 1 90.00
COTTON WORK CLOTHING OR COVERALLS 1 40.00
TRI-FLINT STRIKER 1 4.00
SAFETY GLASSES with SIDE SHIELDS (prescription glasses much higher) 1 7.00
WELDING HOOD with SHADE 9, 10, AND 11 FILTER PLATES* 1 100.00
WELDING GOGGLES with SHADE 5 FILTER PLATE 1 15.00
5 CLEAR COVER PLATES (2" X 4 1/4") 1 4.00
CHIPPING HAMMER (WOOD OR PLASTIC HANDLE)(not combo brush type)  1 15.00
WIRE BRUSHES (QTY 2; 1-MILD STEEL & 1-STAINLESS STEEL) 1 12.00
TAPE MEASURE (12 foot minimum length) 1 5.00
6" LOCKING PLIERS (i.e VISEGRIPS) 1 14.00
NEEDLE-NOSE PLIERS WITH WIRE CUTTER  2 8.00
 10" HALF-ROUND BASTARD FILE 3 10.00
 TWO LOCKS FOR LOCKERS (2 sets of keys or combination) 1 6.00
 SOAPSTONE (HOLDER OPTIONAL) 1 3.00
 LEATHER WELDING GLOVES (GAUNTLET TYPE) 1 12.00
 TIP CLEANER 1 2.00
 4 1/2" ELECTRIC GRINDER (with 6 ferrous & 3 aluminum wheels) 1 150.00
 COMBINATION SQUARE 1 10.00
 CARBIDE SCRIBE WITH MAGNET 1 5.00
 6" (minimum) DRAWING COMPASS 3 5.00
 CARPENTERS SQUARE 3 15.00
CALCULATOR 1 10.00
 TWO MECHANICAL PENCILS (suggest 0.5mm or 0.7mm) 1 6.00
 ONE ART GUM ERASER 3 1.00
 One NIOSH rated (N95 minimum) Respirator to fit under welding hood 1 20.00
 Total Estimated Cost    688.00

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Welding Equipment Packages

The following companies have agreed to package pricing for some of the equipment students need for the first semester of the Entry Level Welding Program at Mesabi Range College.

Praxair

112 S. 15th Ave W
Virginia, MN 55792
218-749-4292

TFGB, Inc.

1800 3rd Ave. E
Hibbing, MN 55746
218-208-1109
218-262-2077

Please note: The above businesses have already agreed to student discount package pricing. The discounts can be substantial. However, other welding supply businesses may also offer student discounts. That being said, please compare for a deal that works for you.

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