TITLE

Three-robot Cell Welds Crane Outriggers

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Assembly;Mar2009, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a three-robot tandem-arc welding cell used by heavy equipment manufacturer Manitowoc Cranes in its facility in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania. The system is used for the assembly of outrigger beams for the construction cranes of the company. Senior manufacturing engineer Peter Johnson states that the system eliminates the need to outsource some welding work and resulted to savings for Manitowoc. The components of the system are cited, including HP20 robots and MHT-3000 headstock-tailstock positioners from Motoman Inc.
ACCESSION #
36996524

 

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