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What are the Benefits of Welding Automation

Posted by Melissa Gomez on Jun 30, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Welding has changed over time – technology and the growing demands in the workplace have reshaped the way companies fabricate, weld and manufacture. The introduction of welding automation (including robotic/flexible automation and mechanized/hard/fixed automation) has provided companies with new options and ways to improve their manufacturing and welding processes.  However, transitioning from manual welding to automated welding (or positioning/movement of parts) can be an overwhelming road for companies to navigate. They may find themselves asking: 

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Topics: Welding Automation

What is Welding Automation? The Ultimate Overview

Posted by Melissa Gomez on Jun 23, 2020 9:00:00 AM

 

Read this article for the ultimate overview of welding automation.
We explore, on high-level, some of the questions and concepts to essential to understanding what Welding Automation is and the benefits of adding it into your manufacturing process.

Sections: 

  1. What is Welding Automation

  2. What are the benefits of Welding Automation?

  3. What are the different types of Welding Automation? 

  4. Are Automated Systems the same as Production Monitoring?

  5. Ready to automate your welding process? 

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Topics: Welding Automation

NEWS: IRCO Delivers Weld Positioner for Aerospace

Posted by Melissa Gomez on May 22, 2020 11:18:43 AM

Cool Project Alert!

Excited to see these large capacity positioners being shipped off and delivered to the aerospace industry today. If you look closely, you'll notice castor wheels were integrated onto these three pieces of equipment.... A little customization for increased flexibility. 

Continue reading below for more information about the different types of weld positioners IRCO offers. 

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Topics: Weld Positioning Equipment

NEWS: Linear Robot for Box Beam Welding

Posted by Melissa Gomez on Jan 21, 2020 10:52:34 AM

IRCO Automation delivers a linear robot for box beam welding.

IRCO’s newly designed linear robot is optimized for pre-programmed multi-pass welding on multiple joints of the box beam. Without stopping, this system can weld each joint from one end of the work piece to the other, repeating its set sequence during the scheduled job until welding is complete. With numerous add-on features integrated into its design, this 3-axis linear robot has a 4th axis for supporting and rotating the workpiece. 

Click the video link below to learn more about this machine, some of it's key features, and how it all comes together. 

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Topics: Welding Automation

IRCO Automation: New Facility Tour!

Posted by Melissa Gomez on Dec 19, 2019 1:42:06 PM

In the spring of 2019, our team at IRCO Automation packed up shop and moved into our new facility. Now 6 months later, we're happy to say, we've settled into our new space and feel right at home.

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IRCO Automation is Moving!

Posted by Melissa Gomez on Mar 30, 2019 10:10:32 AM

Have you heard the exciting news? IRCO Automation is MOVING!

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Feature Video: IRCO Delivers 3-Axis Smart Weld Positioner

Posted by Jordan Radford on Nov 28, 2018 11:15:00 AM

IRCO Automation delivers a 12,000 lb capacity 3-axis smart weld positioner. Integrated with smart positioning technology, this model is a stepping stone from manual, traditional positioners to robotics.

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Topics: Weld Positioning Equipment

News: IRCO Automation Provides Equipment for BAE Systems

Posted by Jordan Radford on Nov 7, 2018 10:19:22 AM

IRCO Automation, an Ontario-based business, has been selected by BAE Systems to design, fabricate and install a complete line of mechanized welding and positioning systems to help make submarine missile tubes for the United States Navy’s Virginia class submarines, the new backbone of the United States submarine force.

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Topics: Welding Automation, Weld Positioning Equipment

News: Robotic Beam Welding System

Posted by Jordan Radford on Jul 17, 2017 9:22:00 AM

Video now available! Watch our Youtube video below to learn more about this custom designed Robotic Beam Welding System!

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Topics: Welding Automation, Robotic Welding

News: IRCO Automation Provides Equipment for Textron Systems

Posted by Jordan Radford on Sep 16, 2016 3:25:00 PM

IRCO Automation is the designer and manufacturer of the SSC’s Automatic Panel Welder and the Hull Assembly Line (HAL) trolley system, installed at Textron Systems’ New Orleans Shipyard. In a second project phase, IRCO recently delivered three gantries, each with separate functions including marking, cutting, tacking and finish weld procedures. The three gantries were integrated with the customized trolley system to enable the transfer of the assembled craft through the production line.

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Topics: Welding Automation

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