Innovations in joining for automated production Augsburg, 16th July 2010 (mmm) - The Augsburg automation specialist and system integrator, KUKA Systems GmbH, provided information on the practical applications of innovative joining technologies at its in-house trade fair, "KUKA tecdays 2010" (www. ...
Online PR News – 19-July-2010 – – Augsburg, 16th July 2010 (mmm) - The Augsburg automation specialist and system integrator, KUKA Systems GmbH, provided information on the practical applications of innovative joining technologies at its in-house trade fair, "KUKA tecdays 2010" (www.kuka-tecdays.com) from 14th to 16th July. Roughly 200 experts and specialists from home and abroad, from industry and science, were made aware of the practical potential of automation technology and discussed the expert presentations.
Using the example of an almost 7,500m² large automated system for the flexible production of goods wagons, which is currently being pre-assembled in the workshops at the group headquarters in Augsburg, KUKA Systems presented its function packages for inert gas welding and the integration of submerged arc welding units. For the first time in the Russian market submerged arc welding technology is being combined with robot technology in the automation line. Linking robot and submerged arc unit in this way offers maximum flexibility and quality, particularly when welding sheet metal of between 2mm and 100mm thick. Areas of application include build-up welding and joining steels in ship-building, railway vehicle construction and agricultural engineering or in heavy commercial and construction vehicles.
KUKA Systems is an international supplier of flexible production systems to the automotive, aerospace, energy and other industries in which highly automated processes are required. A workforce of around 3,700 across the world works on ideas, concepts and solutions for automated production, as well as supplying products and services for virtually all tasks in the industrial processing of metallic and non-metallic materials.
In the industrial solutions field KUKA Systems supplies solutions for joining, assembly and handling. The process technologies, which include numerous forms of welding, bonding, cutting and press automation, are constantly being enhanced to form stand-alone solutions for the producing industry.
The company"s range of products and services are presented and marketed around the global by subsidiaries and sales offices in Europe, Americas and Asia. In 2009 KUKA Systems GmbH recorded an order volume with a value of around 615 million euros.
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