Assessment OICEW-1-1D

Sweat joint

Assessed in ST-0999E Sea Term I (Engineering Portion)


In a workshop/laboratory or other safe working environment, given proper tools, lighting, ventilation, and 1/2 inch copper tube and coupling.

Performance Requirements

Behavior Standard
The student will: During assessment, the student shall, at a minimum:

Plan fabrication of sweat joint fitting

Use tools to Fabricate sweat joint fitting


  • propane torch
  • tubing cutter
  • reamer
  • 95-5 lead free solder

Prepare joint by cleaning and fluxing

Test joint for tightness

Prove joint leak free



Supports Table A-III/1 officers in charge of an engineering watch

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Appropriate use of hand tools, machine tools and measuring instruments for fabrication and repair on board

C1.6 Use of hand tools, machine tools and measuring instruments

Sweat joint

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00