Questions to Ask When Looking for Welding Automation

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

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

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.…

Why Choose Automated Welding?

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…

A stack of dimes

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.