Virtual Welding

Vrtex 360 - Virtual Reality Welding TrainerAirgas National Welders will demonstrate a Lincoln Electric Virtual Welding Machine (The VRTEX 360).  Students and guest will be able to interact with the latest in welding technology.  Meet Airgas National Welders' sales manager, Mark Holsinger, who will demonstrate this awesome, new, interactive mechanism for learning welding technology. This innovative equipment allows participants to explore how the highest quality welds are produced in the very high-paying field of welding technology.

The VRTEX® 360 is a Virtual Reality Arc Welding (VRAW™) trainer. This computer based training system is an educational tool designed to allow students to practice their welding technique in a simulated environment.  It promotes the efficient and effective transfer of skills from the virtual training environment to the weld booth. The VRTEX® reduces material waste, scrap and energy consumption associated with traditional welding training.