2017 №06 (17) DOI of Article
2017 №06 (02)

Automatic Welding 2017 #06
Avtomaticheskaya Svarka (Automatic Welding), #6, 2017, pp. 8-14

The main tendencies of development of automation and robotization in welding engineering (Review)

A.A. Mazur, O.K. Makovetskaya and S.V. Pustovojt

E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute, NASU 11 Kazimir Malevich Str., 03680, Kiev, Ukraine. E-mail: office@paton.kiev.ua
The paper represents arranged economical-statistical information on development of automation and robotization in welding engineering. Currently, the main peculiarity of the world economy is application of advanced automated (robotic) systems. Decrease of expenses for re-equipment of enterprises due to cost reduction of robots, computer numerical controllers, automation hardware and software promotes investment in automation of commercial production. 14 Ref., 4 Tables, 8 Figures.
Keywords: welding, automation, robotization, welding robots
Received:                14.04.17
Published:               06.07.17
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