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TIG welding cell for the Ariane 5 upper stage nozzle

KUKA Systems GmbH

High tech from Augsburg destined for outer space: the system builder and automation specialist KUKA Systems is to supply the new TIG (tungsten inert-gas) welding cell for the upper stage nozzle of the Ariane 5. The advantage of the new cell from KUKA Systems is the fully automated welding process, in which manual production steps are no longer necessary. The operator can observe and monitor the entire process on a screen located outside the cell.

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