Acronyms & Terminology of the SDS
Learners will understand the technical terms used in the context of the SDS to help them interpret its information.
The learner will identify components of a welding robot and determine if the robot is set up correctly to avoid singularity.
The learner will gain an understanding of the modes of axis movement for successful robot programming.
Brain Exercise: Visualization #1
By Glenn Sokolowski
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.
GMAW Modes of Transfer
The learner will identify the advantages and disadvantages of the four modes of GMAW transfer.
GMAW Process Variable Definitions
The learner will understand and be able to apply the common welding variables of the GMAW process.
Grinding Safety for Welders
The learner will...be able to safely use grinding equipment in the welding and metal fabrication shop.
GTAW Electrode Characteristics
In this learning module you'll become familiar with different types of GTAW electrodes.
How to Use the Fillet Gage
The learner will understand how to properly use a fillet gage to measure weld size.
Improving Your Welding Technique
Learners will follow general tips and tricks for improving their basic welding technique.
Interpreting Thread Notes
The learner will be able to read and interpret thread notes from a print.
Orthographic Projection #1
In this interactive and animated object, learners examine orthographic projection and the Glass Box Theory. Front, side, and top view development is demonstrated with pictorial views of each object to help develop 2D to 3D visualization skills.
The learner will understand how to view an object for interpretation in the standard orthographic format and then accurately sketch three orthographic views using 3rd angle projection.
Robotic Welding Instructions
The learner will gain an understanding of how a robot uses welding instructions to perform tasks. This learning activity includes video.
Safe Handling and Installation of Shielding Gas Cylinders
The learner will understand proper safe handling and installation procedures for shielding gas cylinders.
Safety Scene - Grinding Edition
In this learning activity you'll recognize potential safety hazards around grinding equipment
Safety Scene - Welding Edition
In this activity you'll identify several hazards in a welding environment.
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.
Selecting Electrodes For Wire Feed Welding
By Dave Hoffman
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Absolute Rotary Encoder
The learner will gain an understanding of robot motion control by comprehending the fundamentals of the encoder.
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.
The Planetary Gear Drive
The learner will understand the design of a planetary gear drive and its advantages and disadvantages.