guideWELD® LIVE real welding guidance system

The guideWELD LIVE real welding guidance system enables users to transition from the classroom to the welding booth by providing corrective in-helmet training during live welding on the core techniques needed to weld effectively. Watch the video below for a demonstration:

guideWELD Live welding guidance system


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    guideWELD LIVE Curriculum Overview

    guideWELD LIVE Curriculum Sample

    Alignment and Crosswalk Documents

    Product Catalog and How To Order


  2. 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


    • 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

    Product Catalog and How To Order

  3. 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)

    Product Catalog and How To Order

  4. After using guideWELD® LIVE, students were providing me with feedback first, which was great – in a real-world situation, your boss is going to ask you why it’s this way or that way, so this tool helps in that sense, too.

    George Karr, IT Administrator / Welding Instructor, Hollenstein Career & Technology Center, Fort WorthDownload Full Story

    guideWELD® LIVE gives [students] real-time feedback on what they’re doing and if it is right or wrong, and it builds their confidence.

    Greg Siepert, Welding Technology Instructor, Hutchinson Community College, Hutchinson, KansasDownload Full Story

    We’re trying to get these kids excited about getting skilled and getting into manufacturing careers. This equipment is enhancing our ability to do that.

    John Paulus, Mobile Manufacturing Lab Technician, CVTC, Eau Claire, WIDownload Full Story

    When we take those LIVE guides off, we’ve seen the improvement. We’ve seen how the experience goes from theoretical to making a real improvement in kids’ welding abilities.

    Josh Nelson, CTE Director and Agriculture Education Teacher, Oregon High School,Download Full Story

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