New ClassMate Robotic Trainer from Lincoln Electric Provides Complete Robotic Training Solution
Cleveland – Employers in every region are demanding that welding educators deliver prospective employees prepared to work with advanced technologies like robotic welding and programming. Lincoln Electric’s new ClassMate™ Robotic Trainer provides welding educators with a complete advanced manufacturing solution for robotic welding training, demonstration and recruiting at every level, including community and technical colleges, trade schools and workforce development programs.
The ClassMate robotic cell features a compact robotic arm from FANUC® Robotics, the most popular robot manufacturer in the United States. The classroom-ready system comes with everything needed to get started including instructor training, curriculum, a fully functional welding power source, integrated fume control and safety equipment, and a large expandable surface that easily sets up in seconds.
The cell comes with more than a dozen complete project curricula designed to encourage active inquiry, higher-level thinking and easy integration into advanced manufacturing education programs. Each lesson provides learning activities, step-by-step instructions and discussion questions. Purchasers also enjoy access to Lincoln Electric’s Train-the-Trainer Program, including curriculum and safety materials, as well as a basic robotic training course for up to three instructors.
Designed to fit through a standard doorway, the ClassMate cell allows instructors to teach robotic programming concepts in the classroomusing common 120V input power and quickly move to the lab for hands-on welding practice. Using available WeldPRO® software, students can perform offline programming and then test their skills on the manufacturing-ready robotic cell.
An optional patent-pending robotic 3-in-1 welding fixture allows students to practice a number of industry-standard weld joint configurations.
To learn more about Lincoln Electric’s ClassMate Robotic Trainer, request Bulletin E10.122 or visit booth N5200 at FABTECH 2016, North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event. Visitors can see new products and welding demonstrations in Lincoln Electric’s booth, Nov. 16-18, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
For more information on Lincoln Electric, visit www.lincolnelectric.com.
Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln has 48 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 19 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries. For more information about Lincoln Electric and its products and services, visit the company’s website at www.lincolnelectric.com.