When Should You Invest in a Pre-Engineered Robotic Welding Workcell?
Pre-engineered robotic welding workcells are solutions that have already been designed and proven effective. Everything from the robot to the positioning device and the safety equipment has been engineered and implemented in other facilities before integration into your production processes.
There are many instances when a pre-engineered robotic welding workcell makes sense and when it’s possible to leverage this technology there are many benefits. But does this solution make sense for your facility? And why should you consider one?
Which Types of Applications Benefit from Pre-Engineered Robotic Welding Work Cells?
There are many different types of robotic welding applications that can benefit from a pre-engineered workcell. While some large parts may be handled by a pre-engineered robotic welding workcell, it’s typically smaller to medium sized parts that are easiest to automate this way.
Additionally, parts that don’t have a highly irregular shape, or a shape that requires a lot of manipulation and movement during the weld cycle, are highly qualified for pre-engineered solutions. Both low and high volume parts are candidates for pre-engineered workcells, as some workcells are built to integrate with other automation equipment or for manual loading and unloading.
Benefits of Pre-Engineered Robotic Welding Workcells
The main benefit of pre-engineered robotic welding workcells is that they provide significant time to floor savings over custom robotic solutions. Since the workcells have already been engineered and tested, the integration time and effort is drastically reduced. While there will always be some integration required for programming, testing and installation, there’s no need to go back to the drawing board.
Similarly, pre-engineered robotic workcells have already been proven effective in a wide range of welding applications. When you choose a robotic welding workcell, you know you’re getting a solution that will deliver the intended productivity and quality you need.
There are many benefits of pre-engineered robotic welding workcells, but primarily they benefit manufacturers through reduced delivery time and proven processes.
Pre-engineered robotic welding workcells aren’t ideal for every welding application. However, they can be a powerful solution for welding applications that are qualified.
To learn more, browse Genesis System’s Group’s pre-engineered robotic welding work cells.