Advanced Robotic Programming


​Course Duration
The duration is 5 days. Frequency of course offering 4 times per year.

Course Description
A 5-day training program covering advanced tasks and procedures that an operator, technician, engineer or programmer needs to maximize productivity and quality with a Lincoln /Fanuc®-RJ-Series Robotic Welding System. Class size is limited to 12 participants.

Course Prerequisites
The person attending must have completed the Lincoln Automation Basic Robotic Programming course.

Course Objectives

  • Edit programs while another is running
  • Make temporary adjustments to weld points to compensate for batch runs
  • Make on-the-fly changes to weld procedures
  • Copy/Shift programs to new locations to reduce programming time
  • Add explanatory text to programs including custom alarm messages
  • Full controller memory backup and restore
  • Use tool offset utility to minimize programming when changing to new style of torch
  • Use Find, Replace, Copy and Paste commands
  • Setup the Reference Position Utility to establish a safe position for the robot
  • Change weld procedures in the middle of weld
  • Monitor weld command and feedback signals
  • Use Test Cycle to speed up the programming testing process
  • Use logic instructions to simplify programming of parts with multiple, similar weld joints
  • Setup/incorporate a User Frame into programming
  • Fast Start
Modes of Metal Transfer
  • Short-Arc Transfer
  • Globular Transfer
  • Axial Spray Transfer
  • Pulsed Spray Metal Transfer
  • Surface Tension Transfer® (STT®)
  • Power Mode
  • RapidArc™
  • Pulse-on-Pulse®
  • Tandem MIG®
  • Synchronized Tandem MIG®

Effects of Variables
  • Torch angles
  • Various shielding gases
  • Current density
  • Electrode efficiency
  • Deposition rate
  • Electrode extension and Contact To Work Distance (CTWD)
Recognition and Recovery from Common Weld Discontinuities
  • Porosity
  • Spatter
  • Undercut
  • Incomplete Fusion/Inadequate Penetration
  • Incorrect weld shape and size

Basic System Maintenance



Course Fee: $2800

2017 Course Dates:
January 16-20
August 7-11
October 9-13

Complete the registration form

Course schedule 


Any Questions?
Contact our Automation School Coordinator: (888) 935-3878

Fanuc Robotics 


Cancellations made within two weeks of the class start date will not be refunded.


Advanced Robotic Programming