Types of Motion Instructions
The learner will identify the types of motion instructions used for programming a robot.
Types of Power Sources for Gas Metal Arc Welding
By Dave Hoffman
Learners view wire feed power sources ranging from 110-volt, single phase units to 460-volt, three-phase units. A description and photos of each are provided.
Welding Wire Spool Installation Instructions
The learner will identify the steps and proper techniques for installing a wire spool on a welding machine.
Hexadecimal Numbering System
By Patrick Hoppe
In this learning activity you'll review the hexadecimal numbering system.
Serial-In Serial-Out Shift Register
By Terry Bartelt
In this animated activity, students view the operation of a 4-bit serial-in serial-out register. A brief quiz completes the learning object.
The Cycloidal Gear Drive
The learner will gain an understanding of the inner workings of the cycloidal gear drive while watching a video and listening to an explanation of its features.
Understanding Circular Robotic Motions
The learner will learn the programming steps that are used to create circular motions with robots.
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.
Setting Up a Wire Feeder for GMAW
In this animated and interactive object, learners follow steps that begin with choosing the correct drive roll and include feeding the electrode wire from the spool to the welding gun.
Selecting Electrodes For Wire Feed Welding
In this interactive object, learners read an explanation of the electrodes used for welding with the GMAW and FCAW processes. In two matching exercises, students test their knowledge of classification and specification numbers.
The learner will identify components of a welding robot and determine if the robot is set up correctly to avoid singularity.
Communicating in the Workplace
By Jennifer Heinritz
Compare the behaviors and situations that interfere with effective communication in the workplace with those that enhance listening skills and career performance.
Treating Electrical Shock Victims
By Terry Bartelt, Pat Jensen
Explore the step-by-step procedures to rescue and care for electrical shock victims.
Digital Circuit Devices
The two types of digital devices, logic gates and flip-flops, and the types of basic operations they perform are presented.
The Six-Axis Robot
The learner will view videos showing the movements of each axis of the six-axis robot.
The Strain Wave Gear Principle
The learner will understand the inner workings of the strain wave gear principle.
In this learning activity, we’ll explore the impact of electric shock on the human body.
Reversing the Rotation of DC Motors
By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman
Learners view animations showing how to change the connections to cause a DC motor to reverse its rotation. A short quiz completes the activity.
Safety Scene - Welding Edition
In this activity you'll identify several hazards in a welding environment.
The Planetary Gear Drive
The learner will understand the design of a planetary gear drive and its advantages and disadvantages.
Safe Handling and Installation of Shielding Gas Cylinders
The learner will understand proper safe handling and installation procedures for shielding gas cylinders.
CNC Control Features
By Terry Tower
In this learning activity you'll discover the features of a Puma Daewoo O-T CNC Lathe Control panel.
GMAW Process Variable Definitions
The learner will understand and be able to apply the common welding variables of the GMAW process.
In this animated activity, learners view the flip-flop and read about its outputs, the information it stores, and its storage conditions. A quiz completes the lesson.
By Barbara Anderegg
In this learning activity you'll explore the history behind gage blocks.