Benefits of Robotic Welding Technology in Mass Production

In recent years, robotic welding technology has revolutionized the manufacturing industry, offering a wide range of benefits for mass production. With its ability to automate the welding process, improve quality, minimize spatter, and reduce errors, robotic welding has become an indispensable tool for companies looking to stay ahead in today’s competitive market.

Increased Efficiency

One of the primary advantages of robotic welding technology is its ability to weld parts in half the time of traditional welding operations. Robotic welders work quickly and continuously and can be programmed for long runs with minimal downtime. With its precise application, robotic welding has substantially fewer errors and yields less filler waste. This results in reduced spatter and eliminates the need for extensive post-weld cleaning; another time-consuming task routinely associated with manual welding.

Continuous Workflow

Robotic welding cells are programmed to perform at a steady pace, preserving weld integrity for the entire production run. Skilled welders maintain programming control while robotic counterparts scan, position, and weld in a repetitive, uninterrupted workflow. By utilizing robotic weld cells alongside experienced manual welders, OMS offers significantly higher welding capacity than ever before. This translates to greater efficiency and shorter lead times for our customers.

Improved Quality

In addition to boosting productivity, robotic systems are equipped with advanced sensors and cutting-edge software which operate with incredible accuracy and provide consistent, high-quality results. Programmed to follow exact specifications, they monitor weld seam application with a level of precision that eliminates variations in quality and provides error-free, uniform results throughout the entire production run.

Versatility and Flexibility

Robotic welding technology offers unparalleled versatility and flexibility in mass production. The robotic arms equipped with welding torches seamlessly switch between different welding techniques, from arc and spot to MIG and TIG, based on the specific requirements of the task at hand. These automated systems handle various types of welds, including complex and intricate designs for both large and small lot quantities.

The OMS Advantage

Robotic welding technology offers many advantages to customers requiring high-volume manufacturing support. O’Neal Manufacturing Services has been fabricating welded assemblies for more than 100 years. Our robotic weld cells, certified welders, and welding inspectors ensure your steel fabricated parts are high-quality, tested, and structurally sound.

We have the skill, expertise, and state-of-the-art equipment to produce complex parts with precision and accuracy. Our experienced teams accommodate both lightweight subassemblies and weldments weighing more than 40,000 lbs. By leveraging the speed and precision of robotic welding technology with the extensive fabrication capabilities offered by our facilities across North America, OMS provides the most effective fabrication solutions for your business.