Motoman Robot Arc Welding

ArcWorld III-1000 welds four engine mounts per cycle using two-stage fixturing on a high-speed reciprocating positionerAutomotive Motor Mounts

Motoman Robotics provided a robust welding solution for customer's new facility that can be easily relocated as plant layout changes. Solution meets customer's specification requirements for weld penetration and arc sense monitoring of each weld. Motoman's fixturing package met or exceeded customer's expectations.

Project Challenges

Motoman Robotics Solution

Motoman supplied an ArcWorld™ III 1000 solution, including:

Fixtures/Tooling Details

Motoman designed and supplied custom pneumatic tooling with two-stage clamping. Additionally, all sensors and clamping are controlled by the MRC controller. The system makes five welds per part, on each of four parts, for a total of 20 welds - well within the required cycle time. The engine mount covers consist of 3 mm (.12") steel and the brackets are 6 mm (.24") steel. The welding torch uses .045" wire.