Discover the Features
- Realistic Welding Simulation: With the Voyage Arc VR Headset, you'll experience the authentic feeling of being in a welding workshop. The simulator provides a high-fidelity welding experience, where you can practice different welding techniques without any of the associated risks.
- Comprehensive Welding Library: The platform comes loaded with an extensive library of welding terms, practical applications, and welding skills. Whether you're a complete novice or have some prior experience, the Voyage Arc VR Headset caters to all skill levels, making it perfect for students of all ages.
- Interactive Learning Modules: Say goodbye to dry textbooks! This VR welding platform offers interactive learning modules that engage users with hands-on activities, making learning exciting, engaging, and effective.
- Progress Tracking and Performance Analysis: Keep track of your progress with detailed performance analysis. The Voyage Arc VR Headset provides real-time feedback on your welding techniques, helping you identify areas that need improvement and allowing you to master your skills with precision.
- Safety First: Safety is always a top priority in welding, and the Voyage Arc VR Headset reflects that. You can experiment with different welding scenarios without worrying about harmful fumes, burns, or other potential hazards.
Benefits of Voyage Arc VR Headset
- Accessible Learning: No matter where you are or what your schedule is, the Voyage Arc VR Headset offers flexibility and accessibility. Learn welding at your own pace, whether it's during your free time, at school, or even at home.
- Cost-Effective Training: Traditional welding training can be expensive, especially when considering the costs of materials and equipment. Voyage Arc VR eliminates these concerns, providing an affordable and efficient alternative for learning the art of welding.
- Boosted Confidence: As a beginner, it's natural to feel apprehensive about picking up welding skills. The VR platform gives you the freedom to experiment without fear of failure, thus boosting your confidence to take on more challenging projects.
- Industry-Relevant Skills: Lincoln Electric has designed the Voyage Arc VR Headset to equip you with skills that directly align with industry demands. Gain a competitive edge and be well-prepared for welding careers in various sectors.
Classroom-Ready Tool Built for Teacher and Student Collaboration
- Student Profiles: Students can save their progress on assigned projects and tasks and pick up where they left off at any time.
- Teacher Insight: Teachers have the ability to monitor activity scores, skill comprehension, and completed lessons from their students.
- Full-Classroom Support: The optional LAN Controller box with preloaded software provides up to 20 students with a simultaneous streamlined experience with Leaderboard tracking, Classroom Progress, and Individual User Progress.
How it works
Students will take a self-guided tour through an amusement park where there are 10 individual lessons with interactive instructions. Students are introduced to common welding techniques like GMAW and SMAW and have repetitive knowledge checks along the way. Students will learn important skills like position and contact tip to work surface distance and travel speed. Students will practice along the way and use the skills to repair the rides in the amusement park.
The learning is self paced with short lessons that allow students to save their progress along the way. Students can come back to lessons and repeat them as needed.
Topics covered include:
- Introduction to safety and elements of PPE
- Learning about common joints
- Introduction to GMAW
- Introduction to SMAW
Lincoln Electric has created packages for schools so they can save money and have all of the necessary equipment for a class of students. They have a package of 10 VR headsets with controllers, and also a 20 pack of headsets for larger classrooms and schools. Reach out for a quote if you are with a school looking to get set up!
Bakers Gas Team Hands-On Review
Lincoln Electric sent us a unit to test out and see what we thought. Jumping into it you go over the basics of welding such as PPE, the processes, and common weld joints. Once you get further into the lessons you will start to do some welds. In one particular lesson, I was tasked with completing a stick weld on a rollercoaster. Before welding on the coaster there were three practice welds that needed to be done and scored before doing the actual weld. It also shrinks you down so you can get a close-up of what is actually going on when stick welding. The scoring system seems to be very honest/accurate to the performance of the user. If you are too close or too far nothing will happen, and there is a slim window where the arc will actually strike. The controllers also vibrate to give you a hint of pacing when welding so you know when to keep moving along the weld. After completing the three practice welds I went onto the coaster and had to duck down (in person) to get where I needed to be to welding. After completing the weld and chipping away the slag it gives you the ability to ride the coaster you just repaired. This is a really nice touch, especially for younger students that would be using the system.
It is very easy to see how this system would provide value to schools and students. It is interactive and something that is not typically done in a normal students work day so it will be memorable. A student that doesn't know what welding really is or all that goes into it would gain a lot of insight and knowledge from just a few hours under the VR hood.