Robotics Industry News
Robotmaster Announces New Tools for Hammer Peening
Hypertherm Inc. Posted 03/03/2016
Robotic hammer peening is the latest innovation in tool manufacturing which uses a high frequency impact spherical hammering tool to polish and harden tools or dies. The benefits of using Robotmaster software for hammer peening processes is that programming large complex molds with millions of path points becomes quick, easy and error-free. Watch the video to see how Robotmaster is enabling the automotive industry to adopt robots in new and novel applications.
About Hypertherm Robotic Software
Hypertherm’s Robotic Software Team develops Robotmaster software, which seamlessly integrates CAD/CAM based robot programming, simulation and program generation. Common robot programming challenges typically require intricate user intervention or costly manual editing for producing error-free programs. Robotmaster provides innovative tools to effortlessly optimize robot programs producing error-free robot paths, avoiding singularity zones and collisions, working around joint and reach limitations, and optimizing tool orientations along the entire trajectory. Furthermore, Robotmaster software is ideally suited to program robots for such tasks as trimming, de-burring, polishing, welding, dispensing, grinding, spraying, painting and 3D machining, while supporting most industrial robot brands.
Hypertherm designs and manufactures advanced cutting products for use in a variety of industries such as shipbuilding, manufacturing, and automotive repair. Its product line includes plasma, laser and waterjet cutting systems, in addition to CNC motion and height controls, CAM nesting software, robotic software and consumables. Hypertherm systems are trusted for performance and reliability that result in increased productivity and profitability for hundreds of thousands of businesses. The New Hampshire based company’s reputation for cutting innovation dates back nearly 50 years to 1968, with Hypertherm’s invention of water injection plasma cutting. The 100 percent associate owned company, consistently named a best place to work, has more than 1,400 associates along with operations and partner representation worldwide.