TITLE

Seeing-eye robot makes better, faster welds

AUTHOR(S)
Smay, V. E.
PUB. DATE
October 1983
SOURCE
Popular Science;Oct83, Vol. 223 Issue 4, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of the engineers at General Electric Co.'s Research and Development Center to invent a robot vision-and-control system called WeldVision in Schenectady, New York. It states that the system can produce welds that match or surpass those by expert human welders which cretae a 15-fold increase in productivity. It infers that WeldVision can also reduce programming time and difficulty.
ACCESSION #
43443717

 

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