Virtual Reality Welding Station

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Miller AugmentedArc

Make: Miller

Model: Augmented Arc Welding Simulator

Ace: Levi Gibson (lgibson19@georgefox.edu).

Location: The Vault

Description

The virtual reality welder is the industry’s most realistic welding simulation solution for classroom training. For beginner to advanced-level weld students, the AugmentedArc System simulates multiple welding processes, blending real-world and computer-generated images into a unique, augmented reality environment. Below is an example of this piece of equipment being used.

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The current Ace of the Virtual Reality Welding Station is Levi Gibson (lgibson19@georgefox.edu).

Documentation

Setting up Simulator

Plug in extension cord (make sure it won’t trip anyone)

Flip switch on back of machine

Press power button on the front of the machine Attach welding process of your choice (see welding processes section down below) At login screen, select user Select right or left handed Open Exercise Place Helmet on head and size to head


Clean up Take helmet off at place on 2nd shelf of cart Disconnect welding process Exit out of the exercise Press power button on front of the machine, and wait for screen to be completely blank Flip the switch to off on the back of machine Unplug the extension cord and leave it coiled up neatly underneath the cart Stack work pieces neatly Coil up all torches used and neatly place on the bottom shelf of the cart

Switching Welding Processes MIG Take connector of MIG torch and align 4 holes with machine (left side) Twist the threaded end, but do not over tighten Stick Grab clamp with small cord attached Line up the 5 holes of the connector with that of the machine (right side) To remove, press silver button and softly pull straight out (do not twist) TIG Grab cable with TIG torch attached Align 4 holes of the connector with that of the machine (left side - same as MIG) Screw in while holding the connector (do not over tighten) To remove, unscrew the connector


Warnings Don’t drop the helmet, always place on cart when your not wearing it When someone enters the tool room, make sure they know about the extension cord Do not aggressively over tighten the connectors of the welding torches Make sure to press silver button when releasing the connector of the stick torch Do not cut power to the machine before it is completely shut down (clean up #4 & #5) Always lay torches completely on top of the table Make sure overhead clamp is secured tightly before using


Simulator Video:

https://www.millerwelds.com/equipment/training-solutions/training-equipment/augmentedarc-augmented-reality-welding-system-m30100

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