Lincoln Electric and FANUC Robotics to Introduce a Cost Efficient Welding Solution

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30 July 2013

Lincoln Electric and FANUC Robotics to Introduce a Cost Efficient Welding Solution

Collaboration to develop a simplified robotic cell for a variety of welding processes
Cleveland – In collaboration with FANUC Robotics America Corporation, Lincoln Electric will introduce a cost efficient robotic welding solution while continuing to enhance part production for manufacturing facilities with the company’s Power Wave® R350 and ARC Mate 0iA robot.

“FANUC Robotics’ simplified robot enables us to provide high-speed, quality welds while giving customers cost efficiency,” said Justin Percio, business manager, welding automation systems, Lincoln Electric.
 
The ARC Mate 0iA robot is compact and lightweight and will help manufacturing facilities improve productivity, quality and safety while enjoying a simple, cost efficient solution. Lincoln Electric plans to use the robot in a new system, which will include its Power Wave R350 welding power source to deliver rapid arc response. The power source can handle metal inert gas (MIG), pulsed MIG, flux-cored, MIG direct current (DC), tungsten-electrode inert gas (TIG) and pulsed DC TIG welding processes. It has built-in wire feeder control for providing standard internal control for compatible wire feeders, allowing users to modify settings at the robot pendant.

“We have been working closely with FANUC Robotics to provide superior solutions for our customers since 1983,” Percio said. “We are looking forward to releasing a new system that will integrate their new robot with our welding expertise.”
 
To get more information on the future development with Lincoln Electric and FANUC Robotics, call 888.935.3878.
 
Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln has 45 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 19 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries. For more information about Lincoln Electric and its products and services, visit the Company's website at www.lincolnelectric.com.
 
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