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Arc welding

Robotic arc welding with MOTOMAN robots will increase output, reduce manufacturing costs whilst providing consistent high quality. It offers an ideal solution for customers with medium to high production who need to compete in a challenging business climate.

Gain from our experience
With over 30 years experience and continuous development we are in an ideal position to help you achieve improved productivity and quality. Choosing a YASKAWA robot welding solution gives you confidence and access to a complete range of arc welding related products, systems and services.

We provide dedicated arc welding robots
MOTOMAN arc welding robots such as the MA1400 and MA1900 have been specifically developed for welding applications. The robots provide additional benefits that will increase reliability and uptime. The upper arm guides the hose bundle through the centre, which reduces interference with the work piece and fixture and reduces maintenance.

Optimised performance
For optimised performance multiple robots are controlled from the DX100 robot controller. This provides superior path accuracy and unmatched ability for synchronous control of eight robots (up to 72 axes in total including external axes). This also makes it possible to consider jigless welding which offers some unique advantages for welding complex work pieces and subsequent handling operations reducing fixture costs.

MOTOMAN positioners are the ideal match for MOTOMAN robots
We provide an extensive range of servo controlled positioners, tracks and gantry systems that are fully integrated with the robot’s DX100 control system. Gantry systems offer a reliable solution for welding very large assemblies such as excavators, containers, etc where only an inverted robot has the required reach.

Compete welding systems
YASKAWA and robotics engineering are synonymous and our standard range of robot welding systems and concepts contain all elements that make up the system, such as the robot, positioner, guarding, safety equipment, etc. These systems are configured to suit the customer's exact requirement.