We produce stand-alone machines, production systems and robotic cells for the automated joining of materials – and we do this for various welding procedures such as point, laser, projection and stud welding as well as MAG and WIG welding. We specify all influencing factors that are important when it comes to welding technology – such as the mechanical/technological bases and the process parameters – and tailor them to suit the process conditions.
Welding systems – concept examples
We have developed, built and realised the following custom welding systems for various procedures:
The double-nest system is perfect for high system output; it provides a cost-effective solution for geometrically simple components. Other positive attributes of such a solution are the accessibility of the welding tongs and the ability to process multiple component types at each station. We tailor the width and depth of the system to the customer’s specification.
To compensate for the different cycle times of two chain-linked workstations, we use a rotary table system, which buffers and isolates components. We produce several stand-alone devices using this rotary table solution. If the customer wishes, we will also build a tong/gripper combination to remove or deposit components or to carry out additional handling tasks. The tong/gripper combination enables further assembly steps such as embossing, applying projection weld nuts and ejecting rejected parts.
Rotary table solutions with various device change concepts help provide flexibility in a production line. Several small-batch components can be transported by one and the same system, which saves on further investment.
To make it even easier for our customers to access the rotary table area, we offer the option of an additional rotary axis for the rotary table. This allows even more complex parts to be inserted. The highly flexible production cell is also suitable for small batches with regularly changing component contours.
We offer component-specific as well as customer-specific solutions to enable optimal machine and employee utilisation. We make absolutely sure of this, as early as the proposal stage, by focusing on the solution and taking external factors into account such as the floor area of the facility, logistics and the supply of individual parts.
In our opinion, a customised project solution also includes the ejection of components that have tested as non-conforming and the ejection of separate measuring components. We also have experience with automatic container management systems and the signing and labelling of components.
We have manufactured a production/robotic welding cell in which multiple component types can be produced, without retrofitting costs. A small parts feed has been integrated to ensure optimal material flow, and laser degassing humps have been applied for the laser welding.