Robotic Welding Instructions
The learner will gain an understanding of how a robot uses welding instructions to perform tasks. This learning activity includes video.
Successfully Completing Your Weld Test
The learner will...review the process for successfully completing a weld procedure specification for weld testing in the educational setting.
Acronyms & Terminology of the SDS
Learners will understand the technical terms used in the context of the SDS to help them interpret its information.
Grinding Safety for Welders
The learner will...be able to safely use grinding equipment in the welding and metal fabrication shop.
Tips for Completing Welding Assignments
In this learning activity you'll gain tips for successfully completing welding assignments.
Wire Feed Welding Gun Assembly
By Dave Hoffman
In this interactive object, learners follow steps to assemble a wire feed welding torch or gun.
The Six-Axis Robot
The learner will view videos showing the movements of each axis of the six-axis robot.
The learner will gain an understanding of the modes of axis movement for successful robot programming.
The Planetary Gear Drive
The learner will understand the design of a planetary gear drive and its advantages and disadvantages.
Interpreting Thread Notes
The learner will be able to read and interpret thread notes from a print.
Safety Scene - Welding Edition
In this activity you'll identify several hazards in a welding environment.
Safety Scene - Grinding Edition
In this learning activity you'll recognize potential safety hazards around grinding equipment
By Glenn Sokolowski
In this interactive object, learners examine sectional views used in engineering drawings. The sections shown are full, half, offset, aligned, revolved, and broken-out. Learners match drawings of sectional views with the names of the views.
The Strain Wave Gear Principle
The learner will understand the inner workings of the strain wave gear principle.
Welding Wire Spool Installation Instructions
The learner will identify the steps and proper techniques for installing a wire spool on a welding machine.
How to Use the Fillet Gage
The learner will understand how to properly use a fillet gage to measure weld size.
Brain Exercise: Visualization #1
In this interactive object, learners practice their 3D visualization skills by identifying the correct isometric view of an object. Front, side, and top orthographic views are shown.
The learner will identify components of a welding robot and determine if the robot is set up correctly to avoid singularity.
Types of Motion Instructions
The learner will identify the types of motion instructions used for programming a robot.
GMAW Modes of Transfer
The learner will identify the advantages and disadvantages of the four modes of GMAW transfer.
Improving Your Welding Technique
Learners will follow general tips and tricks for improving their basic welding technique.
Safe Handling and Installation of Shielding Gas Cylinders
The learner will understand proper safe handling and installation procedures for shielding gas cylinders.
Understanding Circular Robotic Motions
The learner will learn the programming steps that are used to create circular motions with robots.
GMAW Process Variable Definitions
The learner will understand and be able to apply the common welding variables of the GMAW process.
SMAW Electrode Characteristics
In this learning activity, you’ll explore the characteristics of common, carbon steel shielded metal arc welding electrodes, which fall under American Welding Society specification A5.1.