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Most common Welding Defects, Causes and Remedies

Welding defects are, unfortunately, more common than you might think. They can arise from a variety of factors, such as improper techniques, poor quality materials, or adverse environmental conditions. The frequency of these defects depends on the experience of the welder, the equipment used, and the project specifications. During the…

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Forging Welding: The Origin of Welding

In the world of metalworking, welding is the heart of fabrication, repair, and innovation. From skyscrapers to delicate sculptures, welded metal structures are omnipresent in modern society. However, the origins of this craft go back thousands of years, evolving from the ancient art of forging. Onboard a journey through time…

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Welding students from Finland and Spain win the Soldamatic Cup 2024

The 2024 edition of the Soldamatic Cup was held on April 15th and 16th, with participants from Saimaa Vocational College Sampo (Finland) and CIP Virgen del Camino-Navarra (Spain). The competition put the students from both schools to the test, testing their welding knowledge and skills using the Soldamatic of their…

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How Robotics Will Create the Next Generation of Welders

You may have heard multiple references to ‘Industry 4.0’ previously, with many presenting this as a technological revolution that will ultimately cost human jobs and fundamentally change the global workplace for the worse. As a matter of fact, the Industry 4.0 will transform the workforce of today and create many…

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Types of Welding Robots: Features and Applications

Welding robots have revolutionized the manufacturing industry, bringing efficiency, precision, and speed to the welding process. These robotic systems are designed to handle various welding tasks, making them indispensable in modern production lines. In this article you will delve into the diverse types of welding robots, each tailored to specific…

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6 Types of Welding Industries You Need to Know

Welding, the art and science of joining metals, plays a crucial role in a multitude of industries. Within this field, there are various specializations, each with its unique techniques, challenges, and applications. This article will show you the different industries which are related to the welding world.  Welding Industry Evolution:…

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Welding for Beginners: The Best way to Start the Art of Welding

Welding is a versatile and essential skill that opens doors to various industries. For beginners willing to enter the world of welding, it is essential to understand the basics and take the right approach. This article aims to provide a comprehensive guide on the best way to get started in…

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7 Tips for obtaining a Welding Certification

Welding is an activity of vital importance for today’s world. From cars to trains to ships and even buildings, a welding error can lead to very serious and potentially fatal accidents. Welding is serious business, which is why welders are required worldwide to be certified before doing any welding work.…

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Exploring the TIG Welding Process

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding, also known as Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), is a versatile and highly precise welding process widely used in various industries. TIG welding offers unparalleled control, producing clean, high-quality welds. In this article, we will delve into the TIG welding process, its applications, advantages, and…

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Seabery Augmented Technology signs an Partnership Agreement with TWI

Seabery Augmented Technology is honored to announce the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with TWI. TWI is a membership-based organization that provides authoritative and impartial expert advice, knowhow and safety assurance through engineering, materials and joining technologies. TWI spans innovation, knowledge transfer and problem resolution across all aspects of…

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A Guide to Buying Your First Welder

Welding is a versatile and essential skill, applicable in various industries and hobbies. Whether you are interested in automotive repairs, DIY projects, or even considering a career as a professional welder, purchasing your first welder is a significant step. However, with numerous welding processes, machine types, and features to consider,…

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Learn about the New Technologies in Welding: From Equipment to Simulation

Welding, an age-old technique, has played a pivotal role in the development of various industries, including manufacturing, construction, and aerospace. Over the years, the welding process has evolved significantly, with innovations in equipment and the integration of advanced simulation technologies. These developments have not only enhanced the efficiency and quality…

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Welding Equipment: All the necessary elements for the Job

It is essential to have the right welding equipment at your disposal to achieve high-quality welds and ensure safety. Whether you are a professional welder or a DIY enthusiast, investing in high-quality equipment and adhering to safety measures will ensure your welding projects are efficient, precise, and secure. In this…

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History of Welding: from the beginnings to the latest technologies

The history of welding is intimately related to the evolution of man and to many of man’s important milestones. Since ancient times, man has sought ways to join materials to create tools, weapons, structures and, ultimately, to improve the tools and objects around him, using the latest technologies. In this…

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Welding Certification: Understanding Its Significance and Importance

Welding is a crucial process in various industries, from manufacturing and construction to aerospace and automotive. Its significance lies in creating strong and durable bonds between metal components, ensuring the integrity and safety of structures and products. However, the quality of welding heavily depends on the skills and knowledge of…

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Soldamatic improves the quality of vocational training in Mozambique

Vocational education is a cornerstone for sustainable and viable economic development. It contributes to the achievement of all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and thus promotes an economically, socially and ecologically sustainable way of life. Well-educated people have better chances of finding decent employment and securing their livelihoods. The availability…

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A Comprehensive Guide to the Main Types of Welding Processes

Welding is a vital technique used in various industries to join metal parts permanently. From constructing skyscrapers to manufacturing intricate machinery, welding plays a crucial role in creating durable and structurally sound products. However, there is not just one welding process. In fact, there are several methods, each with its…

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Soldamatic Industrial Services: A Solution for Railway Welding

The industrial welding industry is facing a global shortage of skilled workers, with the number of welders in the UK alone having fallen by a quarter in just five years. What’s more, half of the nation’s current welders are expected to retire by 2027, creating up to 36,000 additional vacancies…

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Revolutionizing Welding Training with Soldamatic e-Learning

The UK has had a housing issue for years, with the region reporting a backlog of 4.3 million missing homes when compared to the typical European nation. This is largely driven by a lack of skilled workers, with welders included within this number. Of course, the shortage of qualified welders…

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Seabery’s Commitment to ESG: Driving Sustainability in Welding Training

There are numerous issues associated with traditional welding and welding training, from those that are technical in nature to others that revolve around costs and safety. For example, traditional welding is known to be inefficient and costly, creating a scenario where programs don’t offer the requisite value for money. Traditional…

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Soldamatic’s HyperReal-Sim™: What is it all about?

Soldamatic’s patented and market leading training solution is the first of its type to leverage augmented reality, enabling users to learn welding safely while benefiting from higher levels of knowledge retention. At the heart of this training solution is HyperReal-Sim™, which is an exclusive and cutting-edge feature that delivers the…

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What’s new in Soldamatic 2023

As the needs and challenges of the industrial welding industry continue to evolve, so too do the product offerings and training solutions at Soldamatic. For example, there remains a global shortage of welders, while current training methods are inadequate for engaging the next generation of workers. Similarly, traditional welding training…

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Seabery sponsors The 10th “ARC CUP” in China

Seabery has successfully managed to be present as a sponsor in “The First Virtual Simulation Competition”, framed in the 10th “Arc Cup” International Welding Competition of the 2022 Belt and Road and BRICS Skills Development and Technology Innovation Competition. Despite all the restrictions to travel to China even for business…

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7 High School Welding Project Ideas

First Things First Welding machine Angle grinder Set Square Spirit Level Drop Saw Idea One: A Fire Pit Idea Two: Metal Picture Frames Idea Three: Pencil/Pen Holder Idea Four: Wall Clock Idea Five: DIY Storm Kettle Idea Six: Candle holder Idea Seven: Small Charcoal Grill Concluding Thoughts for Educators

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Nearly 30 professionals participated at the Live Webinar

Webinar: “How the Augmented Reality Technology developed by Seabery has improved the welding training in the context of the dual system of vocational education in Germany” Main topics discussed Feedback received after the presentation As a result of the Webinar

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Welding Tools for Beginners

Getting started in welding will require a bit of an upfront investment into equipment. If you’re lucky, you might already know a welder with some secondhand gear to gear you started, but for some things, it’s better to buy new, for both quality and sizing reasons. In this piece, we…

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Common welding mistakes to avoid

Welding is a great skill that anyone can learn, and as is the case for most learning experiences, some lessons are best learned by making mistakes. Welding, however, is an exception. Mistakes can be costly and dangerous, so it’s important to be fully aware of what they are, how to…

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What are the different welding positions?

Why do we need different welding positions? How many different positions are there? –Flat (PA) –Angle (PB) –Horizontal (PC) –Vertical (Could be ascending or descending) –Overhead (PE) What more do we need to know about the four different welding positions? Flat Position: Angle Position: Horizontal Position: Vertical Position: Overhead Position:…

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Good vs bad welds: How to identify high quality welding

Strength, Quality and Selection Before the weld is performed, all the technical details must be reviewed to make sure that they are compliant with the technical and quality requirements. During the welding processes, all the parameters must be checked After the weld, different quality tests are performed MIG Welding 1.…

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10 Reasons why Welding is a Good Career Choice

Hello potential welders! Thank you for joining us and allow us to guide you through ten reasons that we know make welding a GREAT career choice. We won’t make you wait, here’s the 10 reasons… Growing demand = growing earnings Variety is the spice of life No lectures, no seminars,…

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What are the highest paying welding jobs?

Pipe Welders $25,000 – $130,000 Recommendations: Complete a welding training program (MIG, TIG, or Stick) Continuous practical development and training Underwater Welders $40,000 – $200,000 Recommendations: Complete a welding training program (MIG, TIG, or Stick) Complete advanced international diving courses Obtain commercial diving certifications Wet welding certification (AWS) OSHA certifications…

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How to become a welder – Guide

In this guide, we are going to discuss where and how to get started with your welding career, the minimum requirements that are needed to get into welding jobs, the different types of welding professions available, the educational opportunities that exist and other relevant information that may help you getting…

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What are the different types of Welding Joints?

Welding joints, techniques and expertise are applied to countless industries, from automotive and aeronautical, to manufacturing and shipping. Welders are required to have versatile knowledge about the different types of welds and how to perform them, even when the welding required is not as comfortable as hoped. Being adept at…

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Ten welding tips beginners should keep in mind

Welding is one of the most difficult trades and it takes time and of course welding tips to learn how to do it. Attention to detail and having a depth knowledge of all the factors that influence the quality of the final result are essential when it comes to this…

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New Welding Technology Trends for 2023 and beyond

As technology advances, it often brings additional benefits such as less time wastage, greater productivity, lower costs, improved quality, shorter project timelines, and better finishes. Now in the first half of 2023, predictions for the year are being revealed in the welding industry, including education, professional innovation, and technology. Many…

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Korea High School students get to know the future of Welding Training

Korea Polytechnic Dasom High School organized a 2018 career learning experience at the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KIITs) in Wonju, Gangwon Province. The event was hosted by KIITs and Postech, and its objective was to show future trainees how vocational training is currently being enhanced by the latest technologies…

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Augmented Reality potential goes beyond ARKit and ARCore

The development of Augmented Reality has experienced different phases in the last decade. This technology offers the possibility to “augment” the real world by adding virtual elements to it. Although AR has been in public consciousness for more than a decade, the massive embracement of smartphones was a turning point…

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3 good reasons to become a certified welder

In the recent years, qualified and certified welders have become some of the most demanded professionals within the industrial sector worldwide. In fact, according to de American Welding Society, the welding industry will face a shortage of around 400,000 skilled operators by 2024. Welding fits perfectly with people who like manual works,…

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First Advanced Welder Training Centre ready to open in Australia.

The first Advanced Welder Training Centre is ready to open at the Tasmanian Minerals and Energy Council (TMEC) Centre of Excellence in South Burnie, it will count on the latest technologies on welding training. This new Centre is possible thanks to the collaboration between two institutions that are willing to…

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The key of Augmented Reality in Industry 4.0

The term Industry 4.0 arises from the combination of new information technologies and data analysis with advanced fabrication techniques and processes. The most representative features of this new era are smart connections and data. We are currently living in the information era. According to Bernard Marr, Big Data specialist, more…

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Singapore uncovers the latest trends and technologies for welding training

Singapore has held the first educational event on welding training trends and technologies where the latest developments like Augmented Reality (AR) welding simulators were presented to the more than 150 attendants from welding training school managers to leading companies within the industrial sector. The seminar was organised by Uniweld and…

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What makes training the perfect fit for Augmented Reality?

Augmented Reality has experienced a fast growth is the last year and everyday it is easier to find a new industry that is applying it to its activity. For most people, their first contact with this technology comes in the form of a videogame or an app. Although the gaming…

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3 Differences between Augmented Reality (AR) & Virtual Reality (VR)

Virtual and Augmented Reality are two of the most disruptive and popular technologies nowadays. Both keep growing and showing new applications and solutions they can provide. Although they are well-known worldwide, the differences between them are not clear at all. These three differences between AR & VR may help: Immersion:…

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4 UX Tips for Augmented Reality developers

Augmented Reality is changing the way we perceive the world, it is a growing market being embraced by several industries and creating jobs. If you want to take part on this growing interactive world, you can start by reading these 4 User Experience tips for AR developers: Define the functionality…

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6 Benefits of Augmented Reality as an Edtech Solution

Augmented Reality and edtech are two of the most important worldwide trends nowadays. Both are growing fast and still have a long way to go, but today we are talking about how they can work together and the benefits they can bring to the table. These are 6 benefits of…

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3 Industries benefitting from Augmented Reality advantages

Augmented Reality is one of the biggest technological trends worldwide, at first it used to be related to two key concepts: VR and gaming. However, time is proving that the AR market potential goes further than VR, as it is expected to have 1 billion users by 2020. You can…

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Augmented Reality welding training gets to Malaysian instructors

The next step in vocational and welding training has been showed to around 20 Malaysian welding instructors at the IKM Lumut facilities. The event was designed to show teachers the potential of the AR powered solution and how they can use it to enhance the students’ learning process. The event…

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Educational centre implements Augmented Reality to improve welding training in Chile

Tarapacá technical training centre has implemented the first turn-key welding training solution powered with Augmented Reality. This technical training centre in Chile offers 15 superior  technical degrees and is embracing new educational technologies. With the acquisition of this welding training solution, Tarapacá technical training centre will improve the quality of…

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7 Augmented Reality stats that will stun you

Virtual and Augmented Reality (AR) usually go hand in hand as a technology pack, but the truth is that they are two different technologies and have their own separate markets. Nowadays Augmented Reality is developing fast thanks to the mix of virtual and real world it provides. Let’s take a…

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Weld and Cut 2017 Dusseldorf hints at the development of welding training

New German GSI (International Society for Welding Technology) CEO spoke in the ‘’Schweißen und Schneiden‘’ (Weld and Cut) 2017 fair about innovations in welding training: ‘’It is useful to train students and give them the skills needed to perform real and professional welding jobs. Welding 4.0 helps us considerably before hiring…

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AR welding training solution showed at Daimler Mercedes event in China

AR welding training solution Soldamatic Augmented Training was shown at Daimler Mercedes’ event ‘Fit for Future: Daimler Human Talents Strategy Coping with the New Technological Era’, held in Fuzhou, China. This event shows the commitment of Daimler Mercedes to embrace the best edtech solutions available to improve their working fleet…

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Weldex helds the launch of a new generation of AR welding training solutions

The new generation of Soldamatic 2018 was presented at Weldex, the largest international exhibition for welding materials, equipment and technologies in Russia. The first turn-key welding training solution powered with Augmented Reality produced a great interest among educational and industrial companies. Many welding professors and students were able to try…

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Malaysian trainers and students try Augmented Reality welding

Malaysian welding trainers and students have got to know and tried Augmented Reality welding in a demonstration held at Alor Setar Vocational College . Both instructors and trainees had the chance to try the simulator and learn about how it works and how it helps students in getting the closest…

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Don’t get stuck on stick welding! Read this post and discover some tips

The foundational principles that will help beginners become good stick welders include choosing the correct electrode, properly setting up their power source, and mastering both a consistent work angle and a consistent travel speed. Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), also known as stick welding, has long been a commonly used…

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4 ways in which Augmented Reality can help people

Needless to say, technologies like Augmented Reality (AR) are revolutionising the way we live, we conceive information and we communicate with each other. This was just already predicted by scientists like Nikola Tesla, who envisioned in the year 1926 “a device that would allow us to communicate instantly over any…

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Pipe welding: five benefits of becoming a pipefitter

Pipe welding is agreed by several experts to be one of the most difficult skills when learning to weld. Many students quit the training and move to work in another welding works unaware of the benefits and advantages pipe welding can bring them. Here are some benefits of becoming a pipe…

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Four benefits of adopting Augmented Reality in training

In the digital era, new technologies like Augmented Reality (AR) have started to play a key role in several sectors. Education is one of the most permeable and influenced. Since students have more and more access to loads of information, traditional lectures are just not enough for fostering their motivation…

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Augmented Reality welding hits the 2017 Tokyo 3D&Virtual Reality Expo

Asahi Electronics has been at the Tokyo 3D&Virtual Reality (IVR) Expo introducing the potential of Augmented Reality welding to help Japanese government and industry attract and qualify locally the workforce demanded for the next years, with global scale impact projects like the next Olympic Games, Tokyo 2020. For, Yoshikatsu Iseki, expert…

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‘Rosie the riveter’ and the history of women in welding

The history of women in welding started as a female labour revolution which took place during World War II. American women were needed to work for their country in a variety of positions.  So, for the first time, because of male enlistment, they moved from domestic works to enter the…

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Six Augmented Reality Stats That Will Amaze You

Virtual and Augmented Reality (AR) usually go hand in hand as a technology pack. But the truth is that they are two different technologies and have their own separate markets. Let’s take a look to the following facts & figures to see the real scope of Augmented Reality:   Augmented…

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Seven Wonders of the Welding World

Welding is one of the most essential trades in history. Almost every industrial activity depends to a larger or a lesser extent on welding. Present in many places and in many ways of our daily lives, a great proof of its importance is the seven wonders of the welding world we…

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Four reasons to believe in Augmented Reality

Despite being a hot topic and the most popular trending tech, some people and some markets still don’t embrace Augmented Reality. These are our four reasons to convince the most sceptical ones of the growing capabilities of AR and that this technology already is and will more and more be part of…

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Welding Helmet: Eight considerations for choosing one

Safety in welding is more than a priority. One of the most critical parts are face and eyes, which are exposed to radiation (ultraviolet or infrared), sparks and spatters, and other environmental hazards associated to welding.That is the reason why welders, beginners or advanced, should take their time to choose a welding…

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Three keys to understand how Augmented Reality works

In the recent years Augmented Reality has become one of the most recurring topics in post and articles about new technologies. To get an idea of its relevance, we only need to take a look at the investment figures forecast for the next years. According to experts they will be…

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Malaysia gets into skills training with Augmented Reality

Around 100 Malaysian students from College Vocational Batu Pahat have experienced an immersion into the world of skills training with Augmented Reality. Concretely, trainees and their six instructors have tried and played with the first edtech solution to train welding skills Soldamatic Augmented Training. This initiative is framed within Malaysias’ goals for the next…

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Seabery considered one of the 20 most disruptive companies

Seabery has been designed as one of the 20 most innovative disruptive companies by a research conducted by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, the EOI and the Opinno Advisory company. This study, titled Sectores de la nueva economía 20+20 (Sectors of the new economy 20 + 20) deals with the disruption…

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Siemens chooses Augmented Reality to modernize its training programs

Siemens in Nuremberg (Germany) is transforming the way their students learn: contents and practices are becoming more and more digital. Concretely, they are using augmented reality to help trainees learn extremely difficult tasks, before they go with the real deal. The multinational has chosen Soldamatic Augmented Training to train future welders…

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South Korea trainers get into Augmented Reality welding training

Welding trainers in Guanju (South Korea) have learnt how to train welders using Augmented Reality technologies and the Augmented Training methodology, especially designed to save time and costs and to provide personalized learning. They are VET teachers who belong to the South Korean Government and have participated in an event…

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Seabery shortlisted for Spanish ‘Somos Empresa’ Awards

Seabery has been shortlisted for the ‘‘Somos Empresa’ Awards in the Internacionalisation category competing with two other Spanish companies. This prize will be granted nexy 29th November to the company -out of the three- with the most outstanding international character in the marketing of their products, taking specially into account its internacionalization…

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Asahi shows up Seabery’s Augmented Training Technology in Japan’s IVR 2016

Soldamatic, Seabery’s Agumented Training Technology, showed up in the 3D & Virtual Reality Expo (IVR)  Japan’s largest exhibition, which took place from 22 to 24 June in Tokyo, thanks to new Japanese partner Asahi electronics Co (AEC).  It was the first time that the Augmented Reality welding simulator Soldamatic was shown in Japan,…

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Seabery attends with Soldamatic to the 2016 IIW General Assembly in Melbourne

Soldamatic Augmented Training, developed by technological company Seabery, has successfully showed up in the 69th IIW Annual Assembly and International Conference 2016  held at Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, 10 – 15 July 2016. Together with German welding partner EWM, the first Augmented Reality welding simulator has been exhibited for the first time in Australia,…

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Indian Government chooses Soldamatic as a leading skills enhancing tool

Soldamatic Augmented Training appears in one of the video advertisings of Skill India, an initiative of the Indian Government, as one of the main skills enhancing tools to modernize vocational training in the country. Concretely the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship is trying to promote technical and vocational training in the country,…

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Japanese edition of US magazine EEtimes echoes the advantages of Soldamatic after showing up in IVR 2016

Japanese digital edition of US magazine Electronic Engineering times (EEtimes)  has echoed the advantages of Soldamatic Augmented Training after the Augmented Reality welding simulator showed up in IVR 2016 on the 22-24 June. EEtimes highlights that this welding training system developed by Seabery is “much safer than traditional welding training” and “very realistic”…

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