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Resistance Welding Training

Industry-leading resistance welding training

Successful training courses rely on educator knowledge and a detailed curriculum for students to gain the experience needed to carry over into real life applications. ICR’s resistance welding training program is reliant on a deep knowledge base and experienced technicians and educators to provide customers the support needed throughout their chosen courses. The training program focuses on a host of issues within automotive production applications.

Training benefits

  • Resistance Welding Fundamentals

    Learn about the different types of welds, the formation of a weld, materials used during the process, and their differences.

  • Welding Equipment

    Students learn about tip types, welding guns, transformers, welding cables, welding controllers, and any instrumentation associated with welders.

  • Welding Set-up

    Discover how a variety of factors affect welding applications. Topics of discussion include exposure to air, water, electricity, force, time & heat, weld verification, and how to apply troubleshooting.

  • Weld Lobe Study

    Students will learn to develop the most robust schedule and stepper setup.

  • Instrumentation

    What instrumentation is needed for resistance welding?

  • Robotic Resistance Welding

    Course material will cover duty cycle, documentation, alignment, and tip sticking.

Resistance Welding Training Course Information


  • Learn to achieve better weld quality by understanding all aspects of welding, from set-up to inspection.
  • Utilize your general understanding of industrial machinery, including pneumatics, mechanical components and hydraulics.
  • Gain knowledge of safety procedures and learn proper safety habits, as you pursue the knowledge gained from this course.


  • Classes can be customized to fit needs.
  • May feature the basics of the resistance weld process
  • Course materials may cover specific weld controller technology
  • The instruments used to monitor the relevant variables
  • The weld controller’s function, features, and limitations
  • Step-by-step weld set-up approach with methods for measuring and qualifying each step
  • Weld qualification criteria and procedures
  • The importance of proper documentation, and its relationship to troubleshooting
  • Common and rare problems, identifying their root-cause with a troubleshooting guide
  • Recognizing problematic design and installation details
  • Further variables and considerations introduced by robotic welding


  • Students perform a weld lobe study to determine adjustments to their results and apply them as they would within live production line
  • Training instructors explain the method of qualifying an existing setup
  • Students view examples of the most popular instrumentation and how they operate
  • We provide lab time for weld current meter, non-contact thermometer, and micro-ohmmeter with Kelvin probes
  • Important details about force gage, flow meter, micrometer, calipers, and pry-check tools are covered