Welding Positioners

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Red-D-Arc Welderentals, an Airgas Company, to Unveil New Weld Automation Products at International Tradeshow in Essen, Germany, September 16-21, 2013

September 11, 2013

RADNOR, PA– Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) announced today that Red-D-Arc Welderentals, an Airgas company, will exhibit at the International Trade Fair: Joining, Cutting, Surfacing presented by the German Welding Society in Essen, Germany, September 16-21, 2013. Red-D-Arc will display its proprietary line of weld-positioning equipment, including several new products which will be unveiled at the...Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Goodhart Sons, Inc. Adds New Weld Manipulator

October 10, 2012

Goodhart Sons, Inc. a steel fabricator and installer based in Lancaster, PA., has acquired an additional Pandjiris Manipulator to assist in the manufacturing of tanks, pressure vessels and ductwork. This is the second manipulator they have added in the past 9 months. This time they have decided to go bigger. The manipulator's basic size of 14' x 14' is mounted on a bolt-down base and has an 1'...Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Services, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Goodhart Sons, Inc. Expands Welding Capabilities

August 17, 2012

Goodhart Sons, Inc. a steel fabricator and installer based in Lancaster, PA., has acquired a Pandjiris Manipulator to assist in the manufacturing of tanks, pressure vessels and ductwork. The Series "1200" Manipulator, was original a Series 1100 before being customized by Pandjiris specifically to meet the fabrication needs of Goodhart Sons, Inc. Its basic size of 12' x 12', is mounted on a...Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Weldstar Grows Product Line with Addition of ALM Positioners

July 27, 2012

Weldstar is pleased to announce the addition of ALM Materials Handling to their line of vendors. With the addition of ALM Positioners, Weldstar brings end-users new and unique lifting tools to improve production output and reduce cost. ALM, located in Streator, IL, is a leader in lifting positioning equipment. Positioning large components for welding and assembly using cranes, chains,...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

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Fixturing for Welding - Electronic Enclosures

March 16, 2011

Sometimes a fixture does not need a table for its base. U-Form Spacer Blocks are assembled into a rectangular structure. Changeover for different sized parts is elegant, yet simple. Open access to the middle makes loading the loose pieces easier. The U-Form Spacer Block on the near side can be accurately shifted in or out depending on the part's width. Fixture Highlights

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  • 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

    Mounting & Attaching Products, Welding Equipment & Supplies

    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

    Services, Welding Equipment & Supplies

    Shipyard Improves Welding Process wtih Automation

    March 26, 2010

    It has long been considered that the most productive and cost effective welding position within the shipbuilding industry is the flat position (PA). To satisfy this, great emphasis is put in at the design stage to maximize the use of this position. However, even when adopting this philosophy, welding has to be carried out in a variety of other positions. Many shipyards have found major benefits...Read More

    Mounting & Attaching Products, Welding Equipment & Supplies

    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

    Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

    Tabletop Robot offers positioning repeatability of 0.02 mm.

    July 17, 2006

    Featuring servo control motor and rigid base of aluminum extruded material, TT Table Top Robot eliminates misstepping and can be used in conjunction with teaching pendant, PC software, or other tools. Type 2020 offers 200 x 200 mm operating range while Type 4040 provides 400 x 400 mm range. Gate model is suited for unbalanced loads, or applications where Z-axis receives heavy load or load overhangs slider. Cantilever model accommodates larger or irregularly shaped loads in fixed condition. Read More

    Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

    Table Top Robot incorporates X Sel controller.

    June 26, 2006

    Available in 2- and 3-axis specifications, TT Table Top robot's rigid, extruded aluminum base; ball screw; and servo control motor allow for positioning repeatability of ±0.02 mm. Its 3-axis configuration comes with Z-axis brake and lets users perform 3D arc interpolation and path movement. Available as Gate Type with fixed Y axis or as Cantilever Type with open work surface, robot stores up to 64 programs and runs up to 16 programs simultaneously. Read More

    Material Handling & Storage, Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

    Robots feature automated zero position location.

    March 15, 2006

    TAWERS Series Robotic Welders and TA Series Manipulators offer On-Board Mastering, which enables alignment of robot to factory-set zero-point for 5 axes of arc welding robot operation. After initiating mastering process, software resident on Windows CE teach pendant signals operator to select axis of motion. Robot drives arm to calibration location where operator withdraws precision-threaded pins. Robot then drives axis against pins, locating zero position of chosen axis. Read More

    Machinery & Machining Tools, Welding Equipment & Supplies

    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

    Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

    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