The ECO-ARC robotic production welding cell from OTC Daihen, Inc. (Tipp City, OH) is suitable for the first-time robot buyer who has been considering converting his manual welding application over to the consistency and efficiency gains of a robotic welder. With a simple, compact design that incorporates two weld tables, this system is optimized for production runs of medium to high volume that don’t require part re-positioning. Featuring shorter teach times and easy part access, safe operation and maintenance are insured with interlocked perimeter fencing. Everything is supplied, including the robot networked to the welding power source. This optimal, seamless cooperation between the robot and welder delivers simple, yet powerful weld process automation. The teach pendant incorporates a touch-screen display with an icon-based interface for a simple and quick teaching process. Teaching robot positions, movements and all the critical welding parameters is done through this single pendant interface, eliminating the need to go back and forth between the robot and the welding power source during setup.
OTC Daihen also offers their FD-V100 six-axis articulated robot with expanded payload and reach for weldment handling-plus-positioning and general purpose applications, such as material handling, part finishing, dispensing and machine load/unload. It has a payload of 100 kg, horizontal reach of 2,236 mm, vertical reach of 3,809 mm, repeatability of ±0.08 mm and features best-in-class repeatability, footprint, slim arm and speed. This robot operates intuitively via a pendant that includes a touch-screen interface and jog dial for easy operation. Its compact, eco-friendly controller has a space-saving design and provides low standby power consumption. The FD-V100 also carries the best warranty in the industry, with three years on parts and one year on labor.
OTC Daihen, Inc., 1400 Blauser Drive, Tipp City, OH 45371, 937-667-0800, Fax: 937-667-0885, www.daihen-usa.com.
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