Industry : Off-Road/Heavy Equipment
Bremen Castings, a precision CNC machine shop and foundry located in Bremen, Indiana, has a tough job to do. Producing gray iron castings from recycled material is a job
Arc welding takes on a new look at Titan Trailers as a robotic-welding system takes over high-volume production of aluminum and steel couplers, swing-door assemblies and other weldments. As a result, productivity and quality have measurably improved. Innovation is the norm at Titan Trailers, a supplier to the hauling
Four long-armed heavy-metal welding robots lay down 150 lb. of filler metal over several weld passes to help mining-equipment manufacturer Bucyrus Corp. take its armored-face conveyor line to the next level in toughness and durability. You’d be hard-pressed to find more rugged machinery than that used
The new non contact seam finding technology increases the flexibility of arc welding cells. Servo-Robot compact laser sensing systems allow robotic welding jobs to be quickly programmed.
Fume control practices increasingly have become a significant focus in welding shops nationwide as the enforcement date nears for the new, more stringent Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) regulations. As of May 31, 2010, shops that weld on stainless steel, alloy steel or hardfacing alloys containing chromium or use chromium-containing
Founded in 1978 as a contract snow and
Many fab shops in the U.S. are getting pounded by foreign competition, but LB Steel, LLC/Coburn Steel Products is successfully fighting back -- thanks in part to robotic welding.
Founded in 1932, Tru-Form Steel and Wire, Inc. (Hartford City, IN) is a third-generation, family-owned and operated full-service fabrication company that now employs 100 people. Two Tru-Form plants in Hartford City and one plant in Muncie all use robotic automation to fabricate and weld a wide variety of returnable
With demand for their truss fabrication equipment and other technology-driven products and services for the building components industry skyrocketing -- Alpine Engineered Products, Inc.’s Equipment Division was unable to build the industry-leading company’s AutoMills and Roll-A-Master systems fast enough. Due to long lead times, Alpine began
Challenge Medallion Plastics, Inc., one of the largest custom thermoformers in Indiana, has undergone tremendous growth in size and diversification since the company was founded in 1976. The company started as a manufacturer of thermoformed products for the recreational vehicle industry and now supplies quality products
Problem: Need for updated system with enhance reliability for welding of components. Solution: Design of a turnkey robotic welding system with greatly enhanced reliability for welding of ROPS (Roll Over Protection System) supports for crawler type tractors. The operator is allowed unlimited access to the inactive positioner for loading/unloading, jogging