Welding

Reliable safety monitoring in harsh environments

Reliable safety monitoring in harsh environments

Safety has top priority in industrial environments. Leuze has a new safety solution for use in this area: the LBK safety radar system – a 3D solution for use in environments with dirt, welding sparks, sawdust, smoke or humidity. The system safeguards danger zones of machinery and systems – even in harsh environments. “The big […]

By March 25, 2021 Read More →
High force actuators for robotic welding applications

High force actuators for robotic welding applications

The latest generation of Tolomatic high-force actuators for seventh-axis robotic spot-welding is now designed on a compact footprint in Tolomatic’s most power-dense actuator for weld-gun designs. Compact ServoWeld actuators, available in two patent-pending models, are designed for automotive body-in-white resistance spot welding as well as high-production sheet-metal welding applications. The compact servo motor and high-force […]

By September 15, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Kawasaki robots raise the roof in quality homebuilding

Kawasaki robots raise the roof in quality homebuilding

Japanese manufacturer Kyushu Sekisui Heim claims to be one of the oldest established manufacturers of new homes using the ‘Unit Construction’ method in Japan, a process by which thousands of housing units of different designs and layouts are made using a modular system. Initially driven by an acute nationwide shortage of suitably trained and qualified […]

By May 28, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Fanuc robot welds large pieces in small spaces

Fanuc robot welds large pieces in small spaces

A new addition to Fanuc’s ARC welding robot range is set to make automated welding more viable for manufacturers with compact floor space, but large workpieces. The ARCMate 100iD/10L can be used to boost the productivity of high-batch production lines, particularly those working with pieces larger than 1,500mm diameter. Its repeatability and quality-control capability make […]

By May 18, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Fanuc introduces laser guided smart welding camera

Fanuc introduces laser guided smart welding camera

A new laser guided smart welding camera for robots that aims to improve weld quality and reduce production costs is being introduced into the UK market. The new FUJI-CAM smart welding camera is being launched in the UK by Cyber-Weld, Fanuc’s strategic arc welding systems supplier. The product will be available exclusively to the UK […]

By March 13, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robots offers guide to cobot applications

Universal Robots offers guide to cobot applications

In its latest white paper, ‘An Introduction to Common Collaborative Robot (cobot) Applications’, Universal Robots provides an overview of how the technology can be easily integrated into common industrial applications to improve manufacturing processes. The six featured in this publication are pick and place; machine tending; packaging and palletizing; processing tasks – gluing, dispensing or […]

By January 30, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Lightweight Universal Robots take on heavy duty welding

Lightweight Universal Robots take on heavy duty welding

Sure, cobots are lightweight: the largest UR10 robot is under 29kg, so they’re easy to pick up and move from one process to another. But they’re no lightweights when it comes to heavy-duty processes like welding. In fact, there’s already a range of cobot welding systems to choose from. Surprised? Don’t be. It’s just one […]

By December 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Sertec invests £500,000 in Fanuc robot welding cell

Sertec invests £500,000 in Fanuc robot welding cell

Tier One automotive supplier Sertec has invested in a new £500,000 robot welding cell to manufacture parts for the new Toyota Auris. The West Midlands-based company won the contract to manufacture the rear seat assembly for the new Auris from Toyota supplier Adient. The new manufacturing cell, designed and supplied by Cyber-Weld, Fanuc’s strategic arc […]

By November 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
New articulated welding robot from Baumüller

New articulated welding robot from Baumüller

Nuremberg-based drive and automation specialist Baumüller has developed the new welding robot QIROX QRC-290 together with Cloos, a manufacturer for robot and welding technology. The new six-axis articulated robot can hold welding torches with a weight of up to 4kg and offers precise dynamic movements at a high speed. From the operating software to the […]

By November 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Fanuc launches compact robot for welding and handling

Fanuc launches compact robot for welding and handling

Fanuc UK has launched a new compact six-axis robot for processes that involve high payloads and short cycle times, particularly in confined spaces. The R-1000iA/130F is capable of handling payloads of up to 130kg and is suitable for spot welding, palletising, loading and unloading, and material handling processes on factory floors where space is at […]

By October 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →