Yaskawa Motoman industrial robots and robotics automation systems

Yaskawa Motoman Case Study

Motoman HP200 with multi-function gripper transfers trunnions from rotary positioner and tubes from infeed device onto welding fixture mounted on heavy-duty headstock positioner. Motoman HP50 welds the parts, then HP200 robot unloads welded assemblies onto outfeed rack.Agricultural Equipment, Arc Welding and Handling

Challenges

Solution

A Yaskawa Motoman custom welding and handling solution, including:

Fixtures/Tooling

Yaskawa Motoman provided a custom pneumatic multi-function mechanical gripper for the material handling robot that handles two trunnions and one tube/roll assembly of the required sizes. Gripper includes open/closed sensors, and laser sensor that searches for slots or holes in tubes and verifies length/diameter. Customer-provided pneumatically clamped mechanical slide welding fixture is mounted on heavy-duty positioner.

Project Results

 


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