Programming & Operations – Welding Training

Programming & Operations - Welding

If you’re an operator, mechanical engineers or maintenance worker that has already completed basic welding or operator training, join us for Welding Programming & Operations. Participants will walk away with the skills to operate and perform light maintenance on Acieta FastARC or other robotic welding cells using FANUC Arc Tool Software.


  • General safety
  • Major equipment/component overview
  • Robot Axis Identification – 6 Axis Robots
  • Robot Controller/System Components Identify
  • Power Up/Power Down Controller
  • Teach Pendant Features and Navigation
  • Familiarization with Coordinate Systems
  • Manually Jog the Robot/Change Speed of Robot
  • User Frame/Tool Frame Discussion
  • Alarm Messages/user alarms
  • Types of IO/Monitor IO/Force IO
  • Run a Program in Manual Mode Using The FWD/BWD keys
  • Perform controller backup/load files
  • Basic robot operation
  • Clearing faults and single chain faults
  • Coordinate systems and jogging the robot
  • Discuss the different frames
  • Create User and tool frames
  • Perform image and file back ups
  • Stepping through and running a program
  • Write a basic program
  • Setting the default motion instruction type
  • Position registers
  • Data registers
  • Messages and comments in a program
  • Program timers and cycle timers
  • Arc off and on commands
  • Weld procedure setup and modification.
  • Program structure discussion
  • Programming labs, in which programs are created, modified and executed.
  • Mastering discussion
  • Monitor, force and simulate input and output signals
  • Torch mate setup and use
  • Touch sensing.
  • Root pass memorization and multi-pass (RPM)
  • Ramping of weld schedules for adjusting start, stop, and main welding parameters to control heat input at start end of welds
  • Review

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