2017 №06 (15) DOI of Article
2017 №06 (17)

The Paton Welding Journal 2017 #06
The Paton Welding Journal, 2017, #5-6, 86-91 pages

Automation of welding processes with use of mechanical welding equipment

I.V. Lendel1, V.A. Lebedev2, S.Yu. Maksimov1 and G.V. Zhuk2

1E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute, NASU 11 Kazimir Malevich Str., 03680, Kiev, Ukraine. E-mail:
2EDTB of the E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute, NASU 15 Kazimir Malevich Str., 03680, Kiev, Ukraine. E-mail:
The article gives examples of robotization, automation and mechanization of welding and related processes based on mechanical welding equipment (MWE). The composition of complexes and installations applied for welding or surfacing processes includes both serial models of MWE, as well as specially designed ones, taking into account individual features of the product design and technological peculiarities of its manufacture. The wide range of solved problems and the possibility of the domestic manufacturer of MWE to design and manufacture modern high-tech complexes and installations for welding and surfacing are shown. The possibility of designing special MWE for new welding and surfacing technologies in the composition of robotic complexes and automatic installations is noted. 9 Ref., 6 Figures.
Keywords: arc welding, surfacing, mechanical welding equipment, automation, mechanization
Received:                26.10.17
Published:               06.07.17
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