Custom Wire Fabrication Using Robotic Welding

Robotic Welding in Custom Wire Fabrication

Robotic Welding in Custom Wire Fabrication is a complex process, but robotic welding can make it even more efficient. Wire fabricators, such as Oregon Wire, use the latest technology to create custom wire parts for their customers. Robotic welding equipment can be used in this process to increase quality control, reduce waste and improve overall efficiency.

Custom Wire Fabrication

Wire Fabrication is the process of cutting, bending and joining metal wires. It is used in a variety of industries such as construction, aerospace and automotive. Used to produce parts that can be used for electric motors, pressure vessels and heat exchangers. The process can be done manually or with a robotic welding system.

Jig Welding

Jig welding is a robotic welding process that uses a jig to hold the pieces in place. The jigs are typically made of wood, metal or plastic, and they can be custom-made for each application. Jigs are often used for large, heavy parts that require high accuracy and repeatability.

Jig welding can be performed manually or automatically depending on the application and the desired level of automation. Manual jig welding requires an operator to position the part correctly within its fixture before initiating the weld process; this may require some training on how to manipulate the part in order to achieve correct orientation with respect to other parts being welded together by robots at other stations nearby. 

schlatter robot welding
schlatter robot welding

Robotic jig welders tend to be more complex machines than manual ones because they have more moving parts and software needed for automated vision guidance systems (VGS) that keep track of where each piece should go before starting up an arc on one end while another end is held down by the fixture which automatically rotates it into position so that when they finish rotating it back around again everything lines up perfectly so no gaps appear between them when all done.

Robot Programming

Robot programming is the process of writing code to control a robot. You can use this skill in many industries, including automotive, aerospace, manufacturing and even medicine. Robotic welding is one example of a robotic application that uses robot programming. The code written for this type of welding includes algorithms that help the robot make precise welds on complex parts with minimal human intervention.

Robotic Mig Welding

Robotic Mig Welding is a process that combines the high quality of robotic welding with the high speed of Mig Welding. This type of robotic welding can be used to weld large or small parts at high speeds.

Mig Welding can weld thin materials as well as thick materials depending upon the application requirements, but it has its limitations. The minimum thickness for robotic MIG welding is 0.125” (3mm) in most cases, but some robots will weld thinner materials when they are applied correctly and if they have been designed with that capability in mind by their manufacturer.

Rapid Prototyping

Rapid prototyping is a process that allows you to create a 3D model of an object and then print it out. It is used in the automotive and manufacturing industries, as well as in other fields such as biomedical engineering. In this process, a computer generates a virtual model of what you want to make. A machine then creates your product based on the digital design by laying down thin layers of materials (e.g., plastic) one at a time until your product has been printed out in its entirety! This technology has revolutionized manufacturing by streamlining production and making it easier for companies to get exactly what they need quickly without having to wait around for weeks or months while their goods are made by hand.

Robotic Welding is a viable solution for your custom wire fabrication needs.

Robotic welding is a viable solution for your custom wire fabrication needs. Robotic welding can be used for many applications, including custom wire fabrication. It is a low cost alternative to traditional welding methods and has been estimated to save companies an average of 35% on their production costs. The use of robotic machines in the manufacturing industry has increased dramatically over the years, with nearly 80% of all new factories using robots or planning to implement them in their operations.

Robotic welding involves using specialized equipment that combines computer controls with robotic arms that weld together pieces of metal or other material parts into various shapes and sizes without requiring human interaction during the process time frame. This process generates high quality products while reducing labor costs significantly compared to traditional manual processes such as TIG (tungsten inert gas), MIG (metal inert gas) and SMAW (shielded metal arc welding).

With these advantages over traditional processes come some disadvantages as well; mainly due to the lack of flexibility when compared with manual methods because there are limited options available when it comes time for customization requests from customers concerning specific orders such as different thicknesses or grades needed at specific points along each piece being manufactured instead if just one type throughout whole length like most do now.

Robotic Welding
An example of Robotic Welding used in Custom Wire Fabrication

Oregon Wire for Robotic Welding

Robotic welding is a great solution for custom wire fabrication. It allows you to have maximum control over your process and get exactly what you want. If you’re looking for ways to improve efficiency at your manufacturing plant, we recommend using our services!  Oregon Wire uses Schlatter Robotic Jig Welding with many of our custom products we produce in the refrigeration, HVAC and display segment.  From fanguards, to shelving and pallet decks, Oregon Wire has the design engineers and production team to complete your project on time and on budget.

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