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Automation

Welding Large Assemblies with Robotics

Welding together complex assemblies of numerous components can be done with automation – and without massive investments in systems and workforce to make it go. Many times, with proper weld fixtures, even loading and unloading the process doesn’t require a trained welder.

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Streamline kitting operations for production efficiency

Keeping production on track with the right components in high variability, low volume assembly and manufacturing can be a headache that tends to affect throughput. When product variations are small in nature but important to functionality, these issues can not only affect production efficiency, it can also make trouble in keeping quality on track.

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Manual Production Line Updates for Increased Throughput – No Automation Needed

Whether the human-centric production process revolves around high dexterity operations or large scale, heavy industrial applications, greater efficiency can be found by adopting systems used primarily in automation-first systems. Many times, production volume increases can be had without resulting in replacing workers with automated processes and can even be installed without large disruptions to current production.

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A Deeper Dive into Automated De-Palletizer Performance – Case Study

Based on using one of our turnkey de-palletizer cells, we’ve put together a case study discussing how the system helped a manufacturer reduce a large bottleneck at the front end of their production process. Within the document, we talk about its real world performance and the benefits it brings to producers who are looking to automate material intake processes.

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Universal Integrators

MWES prides itself on being independent, even when it comes down to robot selection – the core of an automation system. This allows us to offer the best solutions for our customers without being constrained. As an example, this week sees a Universal Robot getting positioned for a new automation

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The Robot with the Reach

It’s pretty easy to envision a robot welding external features, but how about when it has to get into rather tight internal spaces? One way to do it is by combining two robots into one. That’s what ABB has done with its IRB800 seen in the picture above. In this

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