Wire Feed Welding Gun Assembly
By Dave Hoffman
In this interactive object, learners follow steps to assemble a wire feed welding torch or gun.
Welding Wire Spool Installation Instructions
The learner will identify the steps and proper techniques for installing a wire spool on a welding machine.
Understanding Circular Robotic Motions
The learner will learn the programming steps that are used to create circular motions with robots.
Types of Power Sources for Gas Metal Arc Welding
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.
Types of Motion Instructions
The learner will identify the types of motion instructions used for programming a robot.
Tips for Completing Welding Assignments
In this learning activity you'll gain tips for successfully completing welding assignments.
The Welder's Tool Bag
In this learning object, you’ll explore what tools should be a part of every welding tool bag.
The Strain Wave Gear Principle
The learner will understand the inner workings of the strain wave gear principle.
The Six-Axis Robot
The learner will view videos showing the movements of each axis of the six-axis robot.
The Planetary Gear Drive
The learner will understand the design of a planetary gear drive and its advantages and disadvantages.
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 Absolute Rotary Encoder
The learner will gain an understanding of robot motion control by comprehending the fundamentals of the encoder.
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.
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.
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.
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
Safe Handling and Installation of Shielding Gas Cylinders
The learner will understand proper safe handling and installation procedures for shielding gas cylinders.
Robotic Welding Instructions
The learner will gain an understanding of how a robot uses welding instructions to perform tasks. This learning activity includes video.
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.
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.
Interpreting Thread Notes
The learner will be able to read and interpret thread notes from a print.
Improving Your Welding Technique
Learners will follow general tips and tricks for improving their basic welding technique.