Yaskawa Motoman industrial robots and robotics automation systems

Motoman Robots Arc Welding

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Motoman's solution resulted in consistent welds, uniformity from frame to frame, increased production capacity, and less reliance on skilled welders for high volume production.

Project Challenges

Motoman Robotics Solution

Fixtures/Tooling Details

The customer provided simple mechanical fixtures that were integrated into the robot system at Motoman. Frames are tack-welded together prior to being manually loaded onto the positioner fixtures by an operator. Safety features inherent to the ArcWorld 6016-HD system allows the operator to unload/load one side of the positioner while the SK16 robot is welding on the other. Touch-sensing is used to compensate for minor variances in part fit-up. Customer is making ongoing upstream enhancements to improve fit-up and reduce the amount of touch-sensing required.

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