guideWELD® LIVE real welding guidance system

The guideWELD® LIVE real welding guidance system enables users to transition from the classroom to the welding booth. It provides corrective in-helmet training during live welding on the core techniques needed to weld effectively.

$6,999.00

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Contents

System includes:

  • Auto-darkening welding helmet with in-helmet guides
  • Speed sensor board with a base for MIG and Stick welding
  • Angle sensor
  • Stick calibration fixture
  • Online access to curriculum
  • 1-year limited warranty

*Gloves not included

Product Catalog and How To Order

Welding Solutions Implementation

Curriculum

guideWELD® LIVE

Lesson topics:
1. Welding Career Opportunities
2. Types of Welding
3. Welding Safety – PPE
4. Safety Review Assessment, Certification
5. Basics to Quality Welds
6. Identifying and Assessing Defects
7. Weld Testing
8. Reading a WPS
9. Weld Testing and WPS Assessment

Teaching hours: 30
Includes: Presentation slides, student activities, assessment tools

guideWELD LIVE Curriculum Overview

guideWELD LIVE Curriculum Sample

Alignment and Crosswalk Documents

Product Catalog and How To Order

Trade Skills Curriculum Overview

Features

  • Provides a peripheral-view display inside the welding helmet during live MIG and Stick welding
  • Offers real-time feedback on work angle, travel angle and travel speed during live welding
  • Includes 9 default Welding Procedure Specifications (WPS’s) and option for custom WPS creation
  • Works with any MIG or Stick welder
  • Ideal for transitioning users from classroom to welding booth
  • Great for in class training, demonstrations and remote learning

Specifications

guideWELD® LIVE specifications:

  • Process: GMAW (MIG) and SMAW (Stick)
  • Joint: Tee, Lap, Butt
  • Metal Type: Steel
  • Metal Thickness (MIG): 16 gauge, 1/8 inch, 1/4 inch
  • Metal Thickness (Stick): 1/8 inch, 1/4 inch, 3/8 inch
  • Welding Position: Tee, Lap (2F), V-groove (1G)

Specifications for guideWELD LIVE Hardware

  • Power Source: AA Rechargeable Batteries (includes charger)
  • Base: Length: 9 inches (14 inches extended), Width: 22 inches, Height: 13 inches
  • Speed Board: Length: 13 inches, Width: 4.5 inches, Height: 1.5 inches
  • Angle Sensor: Length: 1.5 inches, Width: 1 inch, Height: 0.375 inch
  • Helmet: Viewing Area: 3.86 inches x 1.69 inches, Operating Temp: 23°F to 131°F, Material: Polyamide (Nylon)
  • Total Product Weight: 17.5 lbs (Helmet weight: 2.0 lbs)

FAQs

Career Preparation

What careers can the Realityworks guideWELD training tools help students prepare for?

  • Potential career opportunities include: Welding Fabrication, Welder, Welding Inspector, Millwright, Master Plumer, Autobody Technician, Master Jeweler
  • Various types of Welders include: Construction, Manufacturing, Structural Steel/Ironworker, Industrial Boilermaker, Oil Rig, Motorsports, Shipyards, Military, Underwater

What types of classes use the guideWELD® LIVE real welding guidance system?

  • Many agriculture and trade skills programs use this tool to engage students in welding curriculum. We’ve seen this guidance system used in welding classes, shop classes, auto and ag mechanics instruction, manufacturing courses, construction programs, and millwright training programs. It’s great for secondary, post-secondary and adult retraining courses.

General Usage

Why is the guideWELD® LIVE real welding guidance system right for me?

  • This real welding guidance system is ideal for transitioning users from virtual practice in the classroom to real welding in a welding booth

Is the guideWELD® LIVE real welding guidance system another simulator?

  • No! This unique guidance system is used during live welding. It provides immediate feedback on core welding techniques in an auto-darkening welding helmet

What could my welding lab look like with the guideWELD® LIVE real welding guidance system?

Is this used for actual live, in-booth welding?

  • Yes! The peripheral-view display inside the welding helmet during live MIG and Stick welding offers real-time feedback on work angle, travel angle and travel speed during live welding

Can I use this with my own welder?

  • Yes! The guideWELD® LIVE real welding guidance system works with any MIG or Stick welder

Does this system have a report?

  • No. The guidance system provides live, in-helmet feedback while the user is welding. Users can make corrections while welding, therefore maintaining proper technique every weld, without waiting for a report.  

Does it do vertical or Tig welding?

  • No. The guideWELD® LIVE real welding guidance system teaches MIG & Stick welding in flat or horizontal positions.

Can I customize a WPS?

  • Yes! Instructions on how to customize a standard SD card are included with purchase

Do you offer training for the guideWELD® LIVE real welding guidance system?

  • Yes! Training options are customizable to your program. More information is available here

Do you offer product support?

  • Yes! Our product support team is available M-F 8am-5pm Central Time via phone, email or chat. Contact customer support here

What is included with the guideWELD® LIVE real welding guidance system?

  • Auto-darkening welding helmet with in-helmet guides
  • Speed sensor board with a base for MIG and Stick welding
  • Angle sensor
  • Stick calibration fixture
  • Online access to curriculum
  • 1-year limited warranty

How are other teachers using welding guidance systems?

  • Read our latest case study to learn how instructors are prioritizing welding education in the 21st Century

What other program support do you provide?

  • We offer free webinars, blogs and classroom resources to help your program succeed
  • Follow Realityworks on your favorite social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube for other tips and tricks

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