Customized welding cell exceeds expectations

Neumann, Harlon; Osborne, Darl; Harris, Richard
July 2004
Gases & Welding Distributor;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p34
Trade Publication
Focuses on the integration of robotic welding in the manufacturing process by an automobile parts manufacturer in the U.S. Request of the manufacturer for Genesis Systems Group to test the speed of the robotic systems in welding; Testing of the Versa 3M robotic welding from the company; Features of the system; Efforts of the engineers to reduce spatter.


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