Welding Positioners

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

3D Scan System enables flexible seam width welding with zoom axis.

June 23, 2015

Managing laser fine-positioning for remote welding, intelliWELD II FT has integrated zoom axis that allows dynamic, step-less varying of spot size up to x1.5 accompanied by uniform intensity distribution. Scan head feature include sealed housing, encapsulated optical path, and replaceable protective window, and protective window monitoring is also standard. Galvanometer scanners minimize position drift, and optical components accommodate disc and fiber lasers with up to 8 kW power. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Pivoting Magnetic Welding Tool facilitates steel setup.

October 4, 2011

With adjustable, locking handle and marked detents every 45° for accuracy, Pivoting Welding Angle lets welders set up and hold steel in angles from 22° to 270°. Magswitch® On/Off technology eliminates effects of magnetic field during setup while also promoting placement precision and non-marring hold on workpiece. Tool offers work holding capability on 3 sides of each magnet, with 200 lb holding value, and accommodates flat or round steel. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Laser Seam Tracking Probe suits automatic welding machines.

October 14, 2010

Smart Laser Probe is noncontact, seam-tracking system that senses and compensates for any deviation from nominal weld path. Image processing hardware and software are located inside sensor head, while Ethernet backbone communicates between sensor head, touchscreen display, and multifunction I/O board. Operating in temperatures from -40 to +55°C, unit has sampling rate of 30 fps at megapixel camera resolution and can work with reflective metals such as aluminum and stainless steel. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Mounting & Attaching Products

Heavy Duty Robotic Welding Positioner has 3 axis of movement.

May 13, 2010

Model K500/750 has load capacities of 500 and 750 kg/side. Ferris wheel type of interchange between stations allows for operator loading and unloading while robot is welding on other side. Swing radius comes in 100 mm increments from 1,200-2,000 mm and distance between HeadStock and TailStock can be from 2,000-4,000 mm in 250 mm increments. Solid divider panel protects user from arc flash, while cable track system protects life of electrical cables and hoses. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Mounting & Attaching Products

Heavy Duty Welding Positioner has 3 axis of movement.

March 11, 2010

Available is sizes with up to 5,000 kg capacity, SmartPositioner® SkyHook Lift 5000 includes vertical axis of movement in addition to standard 2-axis movement to increase work piece welding envelope. Designed for manual welding applications, using remote pendant control or the Wolf Cell Controller, SmartPositioner can be fitted with variety of motors and gearboxes to achieve full coordinated motion for integration into robotic welding system. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Machinery & Machining Tools

Welding Carriage suits semi-automatic welding.

July 28, 2004

With welding torch clamped on, 4-wheel drive, battery-operated Mini-Vert will travel and carry welding gun in flat or vertical positions, allowing production of continuous, uniform fillet welds. Quick torch mount allows welding gun to be rapidly moved from one side of machine to the other. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welding Positioner has 300 lb capacity.

June 16, 2003

Mini Pro tabletop positioner has motorized, variable-speed rotation with forward-reverse switch, speed potentiometer, and dynamic braking. Rotation speed is variable from .37 to 13 rpm and pinned tilt range is from 0 to 90°, with 15° increments. Features include 8 in. dia 3-jaw chuck, 300 A welding ground, 2.5 in. spindle through hole, and on/off foot switch. Positioner operates on 115 V, single-phase, 60 cycle input power. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welding Travel Carriage runs at speeds from 4-85 ipm.

April 16, 2003

Light'n Bug multi-purpose burning and welding travel carriage produces cuts and bevels, as well as uniform welds. Compact friction drive will ride on any standard 6 in. V-groove track, and can also be used without track for fillet welds. Circular cuts are possible with optional radius cutting attachment. Light'n Bug can be purchased as process specific kit for oxy-fuel, plasma cutting, or semi-automatic welding. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Manipulator facilitates rapid positioning of work piece.

December 20, 2002

POKKI pipe welding manipulator secures awkward and odd shaped pipe assemblies in desired welding position, then rapidly releases and repositions as welding progresses. Work can be done with operator sitting or standing. Telescopic rotating base can be adjusted to desired height by hydro-pneumatic cylinder. Total stroke is 16 in. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Robotics

Welding Travel Carriage includes oscillation and seam tracker.

August 20, 2002

Laser-Bug sensor-controlled, 3-axis robot uses laser-camera scanner to read and automatically position MIG/MAG welding torch on butt or fillet joint. Programmable unit can perform multi-pass, multi-layer welds with automatic gap, weave, and travel speed compensation. Sensor can track one both sides of joint. Portable system measures approximately 20 x 20 x 11 in and weighs 41 lb. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Seam Tracker improves quality of welding/cutting.

July 15, 2002

Super Glide Seam Tracker provides precise right/left, vertical/horizontal tracking as well as end-of-plate and tack weld detection. It is designed for use with Kat Travel Carriage automated welding system, but can also be used with virtually any welding/cutting automation system. Applications include tank, pressure vessel, pipe and structural component fabrication as well as cladding and deep groove welding. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Weld Heads provide automated parts positioning.

May 29, 2002

F120-Z pneumatic operated pincer head precisely self-centers around parts for automated welding. MFP-Z motorized weld pliers use pincer heads that self center around parts. Motorized heads offer built-in displacement measurement. They can be fitted with quick-change electrode holders, minimizing change out time in automation. Pincer heads are suitable for small electronic packages, which are difficult to access with opposed electrode configurations. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Travel Carriage holds torch in flat and vertical positions.

April 30, 2002

BUG-GY-VERT welding travel carriage uses 14.4 V rechargeable battery and magnetic base to hold torch. Guide arms track and steer into fillet joint; rail is not required to operate machine. Torch oscillator allows unit to perform weave welds. BUG-GY-VERT provides constant travel rate and precise path control. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Weld Positioner allows accurate torch placement.

February 13, 2002

Circumferential weld positioner provides maximum versatility and productivity in welding various circular parts. Full length tracks, free-moving carriage, and torch tower permit positioning of weld torch where users need it. Capacity length is 240 in., capacity diameter is 36 in., and weight capacity is 500 lbs. Read More

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