Welding Simulations

Our Welding Solutions feature several powerful and cost-effective welding education tools to help secondary, post-secondary and corrections educators train welders more efficiently and engage students in welding career exploration.

  • The guideWELD® VR welding simulator, a virtual reality welding simulator for use in a classroom or mobile learning environment
  • the guideWELD® LIVE real welding guidance system, the only in-helmet display on the market that provides instant feedback on core welding techniques during live arc welding in a welding lab
  • the RealCareer™ Weld Defects Kit, a hands-on instructional aid to teach weld defects and discontinuities
  • the RealCareer™ Bend Tester, a hands-on welding education tool to teach users one of the tests required to qualify welders.
Welding Simulator
guide WELD® VR welding simulator

The guideWELD® VR welding simulator is a virtual reality welding simulator that enables students to rapidly refine basic welding skills, learn proper welding technique and explore welding career paths in a safe, virtual environment, without the need for consumables like metal and gas.

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guideWELD® LIVE real welding guidance system

The guideWELD® LIVE real welding guidance system is a live welding training and education tool that gives students instant feedback on core welding techniques during live, arc-on welding. This corrective feedback helps participants transfer skills learned in the classroom and hone the core work angle, travel angle and speed techniques and positioning needed to weld effectively without guidance.

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RealCareer™ Weld Defects Kit

Teach welding students how to identify and correct common weld defects with the RealCareer™ Weld Defects Kit. This portable, lightweight kit contains 13 plastic models, 12 of which depict the most common defects that can occur when welding and one that depicts a quality weld. Use this engaging, hands-on teaching tool and curriculum to help your students understand how weld defects occur and how to address them by correcting both their machine and their technique.

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RealCareer™ Bend Tester

How do you conduct a bend test? How do you qualify a bend-tested weld? Why is such knowledge important to potential employers? Answer these questions and more with the RealCareer™ Bend Tester and curriculum. Designed with education in mind, this 8-ton hydraulic, manual-guided bend test fixture allows educators to conduct destructive weld testing in a classroom or welding lab. Comprehensive curriculum, classroom posters and supporting materials are included.