PaintSquare.com


The First Word in Protective & Marine Coatings

A Product of Technology Publishing / PaintSquare
JPCL | PaintSquare News | Durability + Design | Paint BidTracker

Equipment Suppliers: Get listed in the 2014 JPCL Equipment Buying Guide for FREE!

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


SimSpray Offers Virtual Paint Training

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

More items for Coating Application

Comment | More

VRSim has completed development of SimSpray, its newest virtual reality training system designed to augment traditional training of painters.

SimSpray uses virtual reality to immerse trainees in a three-dimensional, simulated environment where they can practice the proper techniques for spray painting and coating.

 color-coded indicators tell whether the coating is being applied too thick, too thin, or just right
As trainees “spray,” color-coded indicators tell whether the coating is being applied too thick (red), too thin (blue), or just right (green).

“SimSpray is the only product in the paintings and coatings industry that uses an active stereoscopic view of the painting environment to teach basic skills,” said Matthew Wallace, VRSim president and CEO.

New Feedback, Visuals

The manufacturer has added a number of new features to the system since its pre-release, and owners of the earlier system will receive an upgrade, Wallace said.

Visuals have been enhanced, and a new analysis and feedback system includes additional scoring, graphing and review data.

 VRSim SimSpray
The system includes visual guides for stand-off distance, spray-gun speed and spray-gun angle.

Users can see if their coverage is inadequate or has runs, dry spray, orange peel or other defects. The system also has new visual cues for stand-off distance, angle and speed, to reinforce proper technique.

Meanwhile, instructors can now set up multicoat projects with different coating types and can set mil thickness, speed and other key parameters. The system also includes extensive review features.

Enhanced Realism

SimSpray uses a custom spray gun with haptic feedback to provide a “kickback” feeling. Trainees can adjust the cone orientation, fan pattern, and fluid control directly on the spray gun.

Operators use the spray gun and wear a painter’s helmet to walk around and interact with the 3D work piece in the simulation. An 8-by-8-foot set-up space is recommended.

The manufacturer calls SimSpray an eco-friendly, cost-effective, turnkey, portable training system that saves on materials and eliminates hazardous waste and toxins.

VRSim Inc., based in East Hartford, CT, creates virtual reality training systems designed to enhance basic skills training for education and research groups, industrial trades, and military and defense organizations.

More information: www.VRSim.net.

   

Tagged categories: Coating / Film thickness; Paint defects; Painters; Spray guns

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

JPCL Europe
In the NEW issue:

High-solids epoxy systems for protective and marine coatings, waterjetting safety, film galvanising applications, and much more! www.jpcleurope.com


CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Surface cleanliness is
ESSENTIAL to coating
performance.

* TEST FOR SALTS
* PREVENT FLASH RUST
* REMOVE SALTS
More information at
www.chlor-rid.com,

800-422-3217


Axxiom Manufacturing
The Undisputed
Industry Leader.

Proven Innovation. Job Performance. Industry Training. Workplace Safety. Only Schmidt® abrasive blast equipment by Axxiom Manufacturing delivers it all!


International Paint LLC
A Long Track Record of Success

  • Polyurethanes
  • Linings
  • Epoxies
  • Zincs
The Power to Protect™
1-800-589-1267


GMA Garnet USA
GMA Garnet™
Natural Abrasives

- Superior cleaning
  performance
- Even Profile
- Low Dust
- Cost-Effective
- Environmentally friendly
- Recyclable up to 5 times
Tel : +1 832 243 9300


Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors

Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.
IndustrialVacuum.com


Minerals Research & Recovery
PREMIUM SLAG ABRASIVES

Visit mrrinc.com Companies specializing
in abandonment and decommissioning projects have discovered that Sharpshot® 20X50 copper slag is an ideal product for subsea waterjet cutting.
Call Steve: 520-297-4626

 
 
 
Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker JPCL Europe

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
 

© Copyright 2000-2014, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com