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Texas Students Fund Welding Program With Their Own Work

There is often a year-long waiting list to buy projects completed by welding students at Woodsboro High School. The proceeds from the deer blinds, benches and barbecue pits the students make and sell help fund the welding program.
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Lewis and Clark Community College Opens $4.5 Million Welding Education Center

A donation from a local laborer helped Lewis and Clark Community College build a state-of-the-art facility for welder training.
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New Learning Management System Designed for Welding Instructors

OpenBook™ is a free online software used to plan, offer and assess learning processes — allowing instructors to customize the classroom.
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Welding Education at Lincoln-Way Central Gets Boost from Miller Contest

Teacher Daymon Gast and his high school welding program received new welding technology in the Who’s Building You? contest.
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Looking for Project Funding? The Free Grant Assistance Tool Can Help!

Are you a welding instructor or training program administrator looking for grant resources to fund new equipment or classroom upgrades? Get the free Grant Assistance Tool today.
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Partnership Offers Students State-of-the-Art Equipment

Welding students benefit from partnership with Miller and local welding distributor.
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National SkillsUSA Competitor Will Study Welding Technology With Scholarship

Utah welding student Dalton Van won the $5,000 Weld-Mask™ Scholarship Sweepstakes. Learn more about his passion for welding.
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From Picnic Tables to Pipefitting in Alaskan Welding Program

Students in the welding program at Hutchison High School in Fairbanks, Alaska, can apply to participate in an after-school pipe welding academy, where they learn from experienced welders at the local Plumbers and Pipefitters Union training academy. Instructor Peter Daley also hopes to add a third year to the school's welding curriculum next year. Learn about the welding projects students at this...
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Welding in the Deep End

Welding students at Kankakee Valley High School in Wheatfield, Indiana, are trading in their welding hoods for scuba masks. David Hass, welding instructor and certified scuba diver, covers a chapter on underwater welding each year in his welding courses. Students learn the basics of welding and cutting underwater before hitting the school's swimming pool to practice the fundamentals of scuba divin...
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Welding Thunder 2013 in Cottonwood Arizona

Students and faculty from welding programs all over Arizona descended on Cottonwood, AZ to compete in the 2013 2nd annual Welding Thunder team fabrication welding contest hosted by Mingus Union High School at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds in Cottonwood, Arizona October 25th and 26th.
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Equipped for the Future

Welding projects made by students at Iroquois Falls Secondary School in Ontario, Canada, are not only earning them school credit, but also the opportunity to operate with some of the best equipment in their school district. Through different building and fundraising projects, instructor Dan Girard's welding students have been able to purchase new equipment such as helmets, jackets and various smal...
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New Welding Processes, Technologies and Retraining Help Address Labor Shortage

Learn how to increase productivity of the welding operation through new technology and advanced processes.
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Maritime Welding Program Trains Students on the Water

For students in the Maritime Welding Program at CDA Technical Institute in Jacksonville, Florida, the welding classroom is a 160-foot barge on the Trout River, just a few miles from the Atlantic Ocean. The CDA students complete more traditional training in a welding classroom, but eventually progress to training on the barge, giving them a real-world taste of the environment faced by maritime...
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Starting from Scratch: Building a New Welding Program

The new welding program at Texas State Technical College (TSTC) features curriculum designed from the ground up by instructor, Kalli Ford, who also connected with local businesses to ensure the training provides students with skills to meet industry demands.
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AugmentedArc™ System Assembly

Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to assemble the AugmentedArc system after you receive it

AugmentedArc™ System Settings and Helmet Calibration

Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to change the system settings and calibrate the welding helmet.

AugmentedArc™ System Connections

Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to connect accessories to the AugmentedArc including the MIG gun, TIG torch and optional foot pedal.

AugmentedArc™ Work Stand Assembly

Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to assemble the work stand, including how to setup different welding positions.

AugmentedArc™ Helmet Setup

Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to setup the welding helmet including adding the magnifying lens and headgear adjustment.

AugmentedArc™ Exercise Selection

Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to select and begin an exercise including configuring your own exercise.

AugmentedArc™ Classroom Setup

Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to configure the classroom setup for connecting multiple simulators together.

AugmentedArc™ Standalone Setup

Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to configure the standalone setup used for a single simulator.

AugmentedArc™ Welding Calibration to Scoring Analysis

Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to go from a welding exercise to the scoring screen including how to adjust the shades of the helmet.

Texas College Builds a Thriving Welding Degree Program

In just four years, Blinn College grew its new welding program from 23 students the first semester to nearly 140 students.

XMT® Welders Are a Bridge From Lab to Industry for Students

Blinn welding students often need to switch between MIG, TIG and stick in the same class. They rely on versatile XMT welders.

School Uses One Compact Machine for Every Welding Process

The welding lab is busy 16 hours a day, so Tulsa Welding School’s Houston campus needs reliable equipment to handle any process.

U.S.’s Largest Welding School Has Career-Focused Approach

A culture of graduation starts day one at Tulsa Welding School’s Houston campus. Look inside the nation’s largest welding program.

Blinn Students Rely on Dynasty® Welders for Precision TIG

When it’s time for the TIG welding portion of their training, Blinn College students run to the Dynasty welders in their lab.

Top Welding Schools Rely on XMT® Welders for Training

Students at Blinn College and Tulsa Welding School say XMT welders deliver a smooth arc that helps them produce a clean bead.