Questions to Ask When Looking for Welding Automation

By Zenobia Weigel | September 7, 2022 | 0 Comments

Welding automation used to be for the big boys! High volume – low mix – expensive integration. Times have changed. Robotic welding automation has come to the masses, but when and how do you know it is right for you? This question is the same for companies big and small it’s just that big companies have practiced asking these questions. Here are some places to start if you need help?

Here’s Why You Need to Join the Hybrid Workforce

By Zenobia Weigel | August 27, 2021 | 0 Comments
The Welding Sector of the Economy Needs to Be Re-Imagined  As we know, welders are in short supply. Tackling this trend from a different angle, by attracting more people to connect to welding’s vitality and its rewards, will give them a refreshed avenue to explore its possibilities. Society generally needs more education on how welding…

The CMT Welding Process – Here’s What You Need to Know

By Zenobia Weigel | August 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
You may have noticed that, more than ever, industrial robots are being used in a wide variety of industrial applications to perfect the art of welding. THG Automation’s Universal Robots and Fronius welding solution, the URF-1 system, offers a variety of welding capabilities. One choice is referred to as the CMT (cold metal transfer) process.…

Cobots Vs. Robots

By Katelyn Cowden | July 22, 2021 | 0 Comments
  While THG Automation is technically a robotics company, the product we sell is actually called a cobot.  So why not just call it a robot?  What’s the difference? There’s a few and they not only differentiate products, but these differences are shaping the automation and manufacturing industries day by day.  Here is a little…

Why Choose Automated Welding?

By Katelyn Cowden | July 7, 2021 | 1 Comment
Are Robots Going To Take Over The Welding Industry? One comment we hear repeatedly is that our welding systems are taking jobs from people.  Having an inside perspective on the matter made this question sound a little crazy, but I understand where people are coming from by asking.  While I don’t think automated welding will…

Semi Automated Vs Fully Automated Welding

By Katelyn Cowden | June 24, 2021 | 0 Comments


While people worry that automated welding could replace workers, it’s important to think about if you are going to use a semi automated or fully automated system.  When you worry about it replacing workers, you are likely thinking of a fully automated system. 

Why COBOTS

By Matt Hendey | February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Industrial robots were once strictly limited in mobility and functionality. However, recent innovations in robotic technology have paved the way for more agile and practical robots used alongside human personnel in industrial facilities. These machines are known as collaborative robots—or cobots—and promise a number of advantages over traditional manufacturing robots.

A stack of dimes

By Matt Hendey | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Many companies have adopted robotic automation to improve or speed up their welding operations. With aluminum, this has been a more difficult endeavor due to a couple of reasons. The first is aluminum is more challenging to weld than other more common materials like carbon steel and stainless steel. Another challenge is making the robotic weld look as good as the previous hand welded parts in most cases TIG welded (GTAW). Read on to see how to improve your robotically welded aluminum application.

Bringing Flexible Automation to Your Business

By Matt Hendey | August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

As a business owner, you know the value of finding the right tool for the job. That may be a team, a specialist, or, in many cases, an actual tool. But you also know the value of efficiency and how it can make or break your company. What you may not know is how to use this type of innovation to bring your company to the forefront of its industry. Read on to learn more about what flexible automation really means – and why it matters to you.