- Post Date: March 30, 2021
Month: March 2021
At ARC Specialties, most of our robotic cutting systems are based on plasma. But plasma is limited on part thickness. My rule of thumb is you need 100 amps of power per inch of thickness. There are a few systems that can cut up to 4″, but in my opinion, 2″ is the practical limit for economical plasma cutting.
- Post Date: March 25, 2021
ARC Specialties designs and builds turnkey robotic systems. Part of the process is the fabrication of welded steel frames. See our video below to learn how and why we use flux-cored arc welding (FCAW) to build all of our robotic manufacturing cells.
- Post Date: March 19, 2021
Spot welding is one of the most common uses for robots in industry. Most cars have thousands of spot welds joining the chassis and bodywork. People think spot welding is just for high-volume jobs with limited quality requirements. This episode shows how resistance welding can be used for high-quality, precision parts.
- Post Date: March 11, 2021
MIAB is an extremely fast way to butt weld small pipe and tube. The process was developed at the E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute in Kiev, Ukraine. MIAB has some unique advantages for high production joining. The process is not as widely known or utilized in the United States as it should be.
- Post Date: March 5, 2021