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Automated Welding: Myth VS Reality

Posted by Matthew Smith on Apr 21, 2021 9:00:00 AM

What comes to mind when you hear the term Automated Welding System? Notions of inaccessibly high-tech or financially impractical systems are a common misconception that may lead manufacturers to overlook game-changing equipment and radical process improvement.

But how can we separate these skeptical first impressions from the reality of modern-era automated systems? In this blog, we’d like to use our industry knowledge and experience to address and break-down some of the most common myths and misconceptions about automated welding systems.

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Topics: Welding Automation, Weld Positioning Equipment, IRCO Automation, Robotic Welding, Production Monitoring

Product Feature: 'Smart' P3X - Three Axis Positioners

Posted by Melissa Gomez on Apr 8, 2021 9:00:00 AM

This month’s featured product is IRCO Automations P3X 3 Axis Positioner. A product that allows us to explore and illustrate how traditional weld equipment can evolve to fit into a world of welding automation, robotic welding systems, and industry 4.0.  Read more below!

Sections in this Post: 

  1. The Problem: You want something "more"
  2. The Solution: "Smart" Weld Positioning Equipment and P3X example
  3. Ready for the Future: Data Monitoring
  4. Recap: Benefits
  5. Conclusion: The Future of Standard Product

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Topics: Welding, Welding Positioner, Weld Positioning Equipment, IRCO Automation, Production Monitoring

Top Welding Blogs

Posted by Melissa Gomez on Mar 1, 2021 3:56:59 PM

If you haven't visited IRCO Automation's blog/news section before - here's one more reason to do it now!  Thank you Feedspot for naming and recognizing us as one of the TOP 20 WELDING BLOGS on the web!

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Topics: Welding Automation, Weld Positioning Equipment, IRCO Automation

Welding Automation Repairs: 4 Reasons it's important to keep your Spare Parts List up to date

Posted by Melissa Gomez on Aug 26, 2020 9:00:00 AM

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Topics: Welding Automation, Weld Positioning Equipment, Service and Support

NEWS: Welding Automation Systems Spotlight

Posted by Melissa Gomez on Jul 23, 2020 12:55:07 PM

Automation, robotics, and optimization are some words that have caught the attention of manufacturers around the world. Recently, our team did a Q&A session about Welding Automation which was featured in both Manufacturing Automation and Robotics Insider. 

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Topics: Welding Automation, Weld Positioning Equipment, Robotic Welding

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

Feature Video: IRCO Delivers 3-Axis Smart Weld Positioner

Posted by Guest Writer 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 Guest Writer 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: Weld Fit up & Growing System for Heavy Vessels

Posted by Guest Writer on Aug 28, 2016 1:21:00 PM

Weld Fit-up System - 700,000 lb Vessel  

IRCO Automation recently delivered a custom-built fit-up system for welding 700,000 lb vessels. To learn more about this system, please read the blog posting below!

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Topics: Welding Automation, Weld Positioning Equipment

News: Custom Heavy Weld Positioner for Brazilian Army

Posted by Guest Writer on Jul 25, 2016 3:56:00 PM


News: IRCO Automation Delivers Custom Heavy Weld Positioner for Brazilian Army

IRCO has partnered with BAE Systems to design, engineer, and manufacture a new 24,000 lb, P3X Heavy Weld Positioner for the BAE M113 APC (Armored Personnel Carrier) upgrade & refurbishment project in Curitiba, Brazil. 

Scroll down to learn more about this custom heavy weld positioner.  

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Topics: Weld Positioning Equipment