Because they deal primarily with physical products, anyone in manufacturing knows that the industry as a whole has taken a hit from the effects of the pandemic.
- Post Date: February 3, 2021
My first job was in the Hughes welding research lab and I loved it. But my lab experience started as a youngster going to my mom’s radiation mutation genetics lab at UT Austin.
To write notes when they experience exemplary or poor service. So I was pleased to receive the note below from John Whelan about his experience with Dave Hebble, Michael McDonald, and Wes Wilkerson.
Plasma welding is a wonderful process for welding automation. Plasma torches protect the tungsten, collimate or focus the arc plus allow to use of powdered filler materials rather than just wires. These features make plasma the welding process of choice for overlay and joining in many applications.
One of my hobbies is teaching. I have been blessed with many great teachers over my life and feel obligated to share what I have learned. I teach kayaking, self-defense, welding, race track driving, and robotics, which is today’s topic.
In my 40 years as a roboticist, I have seen robots become simpler, cheaper, and more capable. They have evolved to the point of nearly being a commodity. But a robot needs tooling, software, fixturing, and ancillary process equipment to become a good robotic system.