Robotic Welding Cells

Be a step ahead of your competitors and invest smartly! We offer two ranges of fully automated products for robotic welding: one is robotic arc welding, WeldPro range, and the other is robotic laser welding, LaserMaxx. Robotic welding solutions suitable for mass production.

Both arc welding and laser welding offer unique advantages and are proper for different applications. Arc welding provides strength, flexibility, affordability and reliability while laser welding excels in precision, speed and non-contact capabilities. The choice between these techniques depends on the specific requirements of the welding project and the materials involved.

WeldPro Mini

WeldPro Mini robotic arc welding cell

The WeldPro Mini robotic welding cell has a compact design and is suitable for welding small components. It is the ideal option for companies looking to implement robotic welding at an attractive price.

Because sometimes is difficult to make large investments in all areas of production, we have developed a product that increases the productivity of the welding process and at the same time is the most competitively priced on the market. WeldPro Mini will maintain a high quality of welded products. No programming or welding knowledge is required. We offer you the necessary support at all times.

WeldPro HP

WeldPro HP robotic arc welding cell

WeldPro HP is ideal in applications where cycle time is essential. Thanks to the indexable table system, the efficiency of the robotic welding cell increases to 95% of the total working time.

WeldPro HP is specially developed for medium size parts and high volume parts. Arc availability is 95% of total working time, which means fantastic production efficiency. While the robot welds on one side of the table, on the other side, the operator unloads the welded parts and loads other workpieces. Everything occurs in synchrony. The table rotating speed is phenomenally short, only 4.35 seconds. The operator’s working area is equipped with four sensors that guarantee safe operation of the cell.

WeldPro Maxx

WeldPro Maxx robotic arc welding cell

WeldPro Maxx is the high productivity robotic welding cell. It includes two industrial robots that ensure high performances in the automated welding process.

Time is everything most of the time. It is necessary to produce large volumes in a very short time, and this is challenging. WeldPro Max has been specially designed to maximise arc time. The two robots weld in tandem, while, on the other side of the table, the operators unload the welded part(s) and load the workpiece(s). This robotic welding cell has been specially designed for large parts with numerous welding cords and volumes of at least 75,000 parts per year.

LaserMaxx

Lasermaxx robotic laser welding cell

LaserMaxx robotic laser welding cell is designed for companies whose production processes require high quality and a high degree of precision of welded parts. The LaserMaxx laser welding process is with and without filler material in the form of metal wire and can be used for welding components made of metal materials of different thicknesses.

The LaserMaxx robotic laser welding system is designed to be highly adaptable to different types of processes: welding with or without filler material, welding of parts with different geometries. In this way, when changing the type of product, no major investment in new equipment is required.

What is a robotic welding cell?

A robotic welding cell is an automated system that combines industrial robots with welding equipment to make precision weld seams of consistent quality. The purpose of these robotic cells is to automate Mig-Mag welding processes.

These cells are commonly used in mass production and are designed to improve productivity, quality and safety in welding applications.

When is it worth to purchase a welding robot or a welding cell?

Purchasing a welding robot or welding cell becomes cost-effective in the following situations:

  1. Large production volumes: If you have a large volume of parts requiring welding, automating the process can increase efficiency and reduce production time.
  2. Consistency and quality: Welding robots provide superior quality and consistency to manual welding, reducing scrap rates and the need for repairs.
  3. Repetitive tasks: For tasks requiring repetitive welds on identical or similar parts, a welding robot can be extremely efficient.
  4. Worker safety: In areas with difficult access or in situations where welding can pose high risks to welders, the use of robots can improve safety.
  5. Long-term cost savings: Although the initial investment can be high, the savings in efficiency, scrap reduction and time savings can justify the long-term cost.
  6. Flexibility in production: Modern robotic welding cells can be reprogrammed for different tasks.

In conclusion, the decision to purchase a welding robot or welding cell should be based on the specific production needs, workload and long-term benefits that automation can bring.

What are the advantages of using robotic welding cells?

Robotic welding cells offer numerous advantages over manual welding, including:

  • Improved and consistent welding quality: Robots are able to perform precise and repeatable welds that are less susceptible to defects.
  • Increased productivity: Robots can weld continuously, leading to increased production.
  • Enhanced safety: Robots are programmed to avoid hazardous areas, thus reducing the risk of worker injuries and their exposure to welding hazards.
  • Reduction costs because of decreased scrap rates.
  • Flexibility in handling various tasks and sizes of welding pieces.

Why should you consider INNO Robotics robotic welding cells?

In addition to the general benefits, INNO Robotics robotic welding cells also offer you a number of specific features and advantages, such as:

  • Flexibility: INNO Robotics robotic welding cells can be customized to meet the specific needs of your needs. This includes the ability to choose the right robot, welding torch, and other components for your application.
  • Ease of use: INNO Robotics robotic welding cells are designed to be easy to use, even for operators with no prior experience with robotics.
  • Affordability: INNO Robotics robotic welding cells are offered at a competitive price, making them a good value for businesses of all sizes.

What types of robotic welding cells are there?

Depending on the welding technology, robotic welding cells offered by INNO Robotics can be classified into:

  • Electric arc welding cells – are the most common type of robotic welding cells; they are used for welding a wide range of materials including steel, aluminium, alloys.
  • Laser welding cells – are used for welding thin materials or for welding parts with complex geometries where high accuracy and high production volumes are required.

If we consider the level of automation, we can identify the following types of robotic welding cells:

  • Automated welding cells – are fully automated and require minimal human intervention.
  • Semi-automated welding cells – require some human intervention, such as loading and unloading of parts.

We offer automated solutions like arc welding cells and laser welding cells.

What are the components of a robotic welding cell?

The components of a robotic welding cell can vary based on the application and complexity, but generally consist of the following main elements:

  • Industrial Robot: It is the central component of the robotic welding cell. The robot is responsible for positioning, moving, and precisely controlling the welding tool during the process. 
  • Welding Equipment: Includes power sources for welding, such as arc welding, inert gas welding, or laser welding. The welding head is the device that applies the filler metal or melts the base metal.
  • Positioning Device or Handling System: Responsible for positioning the workpieces for welding. It can include rotating worktables or positioning platforms.
  • Control System and Software: Coordinates the robot’s movement, monitors welding parameters, and ensures welding quality. It can be customized to fit the specifications of each application.
  • Safety Systems: Necessary for protecting operators and equipment. They include protective fences, safety sensors, and emergency stop systems.
  • Smoke Evacuation and Air Filtration Systems: Since welding can generate hazardous emissions, robotic welding cells are equipped with these systems to keep the working environment safe and clean.
  • Peripherals and Accessories: May include measuring instruments, testing equipment, pre- and post-welding treatment systems, labeling systems, surveillance cameras, and other specialized equipment.

What are the factors to consider when selecting components for a robotic welding cell?

  • Type of welding to be used: arc welding and laser welding are the two main types of robotic welding.
  • Workpiece size and weight: The cell must be large enough to accommodate the workpieces and allow the robot to move freely. 
  • Level of automation: The cell may be fully automated or may require human intervention to load and unload workpieces.
  • Budget: The cost of a robotic welding cell can vary depending on the components selected and the level of automation.

To help you choose the optimal technical solution, see our production lines automation consultancy service.

How much does a robotic welding cell cost?

The cost of a robotic welding cell depends on several factors, including size, complexity, type of cell, the type of robots and welding equipment used, as well as any necessary customization. 

While the initial investment for a robotic welding cell may be higher compared to manual welding, the long-term benefits, such as increased productivity and improved quality, will help offset the costs. 

It is crucial to analyze both the initial expenses and the long-term cost savings to properly assess the return on investment (ROI).

Contact us to get a quote that suits your needs.

How do you program a robotic welding cell?

Programming a robotic welding cell is a complex task that requires knowledge in welding, robotics, and PLC programming. This involves teaching the robot specific paths and welding parameters. 

In general, programming can be done using specialized offline programming software or by manually guiding the robot through the desired movements while recording positions, in the case of collaborative robots.

Instead, reprogramming can be done more easily because the basic structure of the program has already been created. Therefore, when making product changes, there is no need for INNO Robotics to intervene. Thanks to the operating and programming training provided with the equipment, the customer is independent in the use of the robotic system.
For full support, consult our robotic cells specialized training​ service.

What materials can be welded using robotic welding cells?

Robotic welding cells can be used to weld a wide range of materials including steel, aluminium, stainless steel and other metals.
The choice of welding process and equipment can vary depending on the material to be welded.

Are robotic welding cells safe for use around human workers?

Robotic welding cells are designed with safety in mind. They often have safety features such as safety barriers, light curtains and emergency stop buttons to ensure the safety of nearby human operators.

All robot cells supplied by INNO Robotics have been risk assessed and CE marked.

What maintenance is required for robotic welding cells?

Regular maintenance is essential to keep robotic welding cells operating efficiently. The maintenance plan is available together with the robot cell documentation.
In addition, a range of warranty and post-warranty services can be provided by our team of maintenance technicians.

For proper and professional maintenance of your robotic welding system, consult our robotic cells maintenance service.

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