CLEM-00012 Basic Resistance Welder Installation


Target group:
This course is designed for the entry to advanced technician using Car-O-liner resistance spot welder. This course meets the US I-CAR Structural ProLevel 2 course requirement equivalent for Introduction to Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding – ST010E01 or Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding Hands-On Skills Development – ST015L01.

Previous Training:
None required


This class is an introduction to the Car-O-Liner resistance spot welder and focuses on how to accurately and safely operate the resistance spot welder and its components. The course includes instruction and hands-on exercises using the resistance spot welder as it relates to collision repairs.
Upon completion of the training, the technician will be able to properly and safely operate the Car-O-Liner resistance spot welder and component


  • CTR12000, CTR7 or CTR9
  • A-tong adapters


  • One full day, 8 hours



  • The safety overview will include information on personal protective equipment (PPE) and an in-depth overview of the welder specifications and how to operate the welder and components safely

Welder Setup:

  • Welder setup will cover how to connect the main power and compressed air.
  • The attendee will learn how to place and remove the C-gun from the holder, check and fill the coolant level and use the tool balancer and support arm.


  • This course will provide an understanding of how to navigate the control panel, change the C-arms, fender edge arm and A-tong.
  • The technician will learn how to start and calibrate the welder and view weld results.
  • The hands-on operation of the welder includes cleaning, dressing, changing electrode caps, setting the welder, multi-function gun setup, automatic modes, pre-pulse and air pressure.

Technique & Practical:

  • The technician will learn the importance of weld preparation and the importance of following OEM procedures.
  • The technician will weld multiple thicknesses relative to today’s collision repairs, like unisides, rails, rockers, etc


  • The maintenance overview will cover all aspects of maintenance, inspection and best practices to ensure the equipment operates successfully.