Category: Robotic welding

Robot welding systems: Automovile Industtry requires a high number of welds. Industrial Robots can perform all this welding with consistency and savings time and cost.

Robot welding automation using 3D printing

Even though, companies have the idea that robots are difficult to program, they soon learn that robots are easier to program and that in the long run it’s easier to train someone to operate the robot than teaching somebody to weld.  Now, however, a team of students at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands has taken another approach – they’ve created the world’s first stainless steel bike made via a welding-based 3D-printing technique.The students want to demonstrate the potential of the robot welding technology. See video

Why to invest in robot welding automation?  

Robot welding automation is no longer just for large manufacturers; it also offers benefits for small enterprises. Robot welding is an automated process that improves productivity and weld consistency to lower costs for production, labour, materials and it also helps companies gain a competitive advantage over those businesses that have not made the transition to automated robotic welding.

The decision to adopt robotic welding automation is getting easier every day because the lack of skilled welders available to fulfill the requirements of large and small companies.  They can also gain greater flexibility through adding automation. Particularly SEMs are beginning to make the investment in this technology and realizing positive results.

Key Considerations

There are some key considerations to make before adding robot welding automation in your company. It is important to ensure that the parts to be welded are appropriate to an automated welding process, selecting the right system, physical space and training welding operators properly are just a few factors that can help companies gain the best in efficiency and maximise the return on investment.

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Benefits of robot welding automation

  1.  Robotic welding offers consistency and high repeatability of the welds produced. A robotic welder is more consistent and thorough and can move from one weld to the next quickly, speeding up the entire process.

  2. Significant improvements in productivity and finished part quality

  3. Lower production costs by reducing labour requirements. You can have a good welder supervising the work of several automated cells instead having to find and train a lot of welders for the job.

  4. Consistent cycle times, no break in production, and better weld allowing for less weld spattering and less post-weld clean-up

  5. Reduce the time and money spent on rework. Lower welding production costs by reducing waste materials.

  6. Robot based welding automation can tolerate much harsher work environments

Our expertise

Phoenix works with you to ensure that you get the best of your return on investment (ROI) on your robotic welding systems.

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