Weld Test Robot_4S
As requirements become more stringent in the automotive industry, suppliers are requiring greater volumes of quality assurance testing. These increased requirements, along with new materials such as advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) alloys, are making the current industry standard methods of producing weld section samples increasingly difficult.
WARDJet’s abrasive waterjet cutting system, integrated with a Motoman robotic arm, provides the ideal solution to companies looking to produce weld test samples from automotive components. Bringing automation to this process provides significant increases in throughput and produces more consistent test samples, while reducing the potential for injury. Additional benefits can be realized in reducing the amount of labor required in secondary operations, as the waterjet cut edge is of better quality than the typical cut or ground sample.