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Setting up a Welding School Facility? We Can Help.

Find out how Lincoln Electric’s education team successfully planned and launched the Lincoln Electric Welding Technology & Training Center in Cleveland, Ohio. The new center is an innovative showcase for welding education products, services and design, providing premier welding training for welding learners and instructors at every level.

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Why Use Virtual Reality?

VRTEX® WELDING TRAINING SIMULATORS Attract and engage students.

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Deciphering Weld Symbols

Every welding operator, supervisor and educator should be familiar with welding symbols commonly used on blueprints, engineering and fabrication drawings. Here’s an interview with Charlie LaRiche, Lincoln Electric Welding School instructor, CWI/CWE, on how to interpret weld symbols on the job.

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Who is Using Virtual Reality?

Community colleges, military...

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Additional Features

Use this feature to visually inspect welds made on the VRTEX® for porosity, undercut and proper bead placement.....

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Inside the Helmet

The VRTEX® Welding Helmet uses an integrated Face Mounted Display to immerse the student in the virtual environment where they can practice their welding technique.

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Performance and Evaluation

Performance and evaluation of a student’s performance on the VRTEX® can be seen through various areas throughout the VRTEX®.

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Need Funding? Get Started!

The race for educational grants is competitive, but funds do exist. In fact, there are at least $7.9 billion in federal grant funds set aside for assisting training programs, and that’s not even counting the monies available from private and corporate foundations.

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