Industrial Robotics Case Studies
Application: Arc Welding
‘‘It would take four men to keep up with one of our new robotic welding cells,’‘ says Matt Tucker, Project Engineer in charge of all robotic applications at Tucker’s Machine & Steel Service Inc.
Founded in 1932, Tru-Form Steel and Wire, Inc.
With demand for their truss fabrication equipment and other technology-driven products and services for the building components industry skyrocketing -- Alpine Engineered Products, Inc.
RELIABOT® PC Adhesive Inspection is a complete, packaged solution for inspecting the bead of adhesive, sealant, foam, or other material around the perimeter of a part.
Republished with Permission from Automotive Manufacturing & Production magazine - copyright January 2000.
Orto MAQUET, a 1500-employee German company, and leading operating table manufacturer for the last 150 years, innovates with a new automated cell called CASPAR (Computer Assisted Surgical Planning And Robotics): the first and only robotic surgical system for bone and joint surgery.
Problem: Need for updated system with enhance reliability for welding of components.
Challenges Meet customer specification for weld penetration, including holding part tolerances to <0.
Challenges Increase manufacturing capacity to 50-60 frames per day.
Challenges Automate production of new product.
Challenges Need to increase productivity to meet higher volume requirements, but difficult to find skilled welders.
When the textile machine manufacturer Trützschler makes rotary drums for high-performance carding machines, extremely high precision is demanded.