Practical, Integrated Adaptive Control for Robotic Spot Welding

See the most advanced adaptive control for robotic spot welding at FABTECH.

Developed by Obara USA & WeldComputer, this new solution enables bullet-proof quality in high-volume robotic spot welding by preventing defect welds from being created in the first place.

Integrating proprietary sensor technologies into the manufactured welding gun itself, the collaboration features:

  • Obara’s lightweight, compact X2C welding gun system, with symmetrical, standard body for all gun types and arm designs, and high-performance in-line actuator

  • WeldComputer® Adaptive Control, with patented composite sensor processing, incorporating frame deflection monitoring of robotic welding guns to accurately control spot formation

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The Technology Leader in Resistance Welding

What we do.

WeldComputer develops cutting-edge technology to improve clients’ resistance welding performance and ROI by:

  • Ensuring the quality of every single weld produced
  • Reducing or eliminating the need for destructive testing*
  • Increasing operational productivity, speed, efficiency, and throughput
  • Reducing downtime from equipment failure and maintenance labor
  • Decreasing costs by protecting tooling and minimizing consumables

* WeldComputer best equips welding operations to meet D17.2 MIL-SPEC requirements for eliminating destructive testing.

How we do it.

WeldComputer® Adaptive Control’s multi-variate decision engine makes hundreds of decisions every millisecond to prevent bad welds from being created in the first place by:

  • Recognizing when process variability exists
  • Identifying the underlying condition(s) responsible
  • Instantly taking corrective action, as the weld is being made
  • Notifying the operator, pausing production, and flagging instances where correction is impossible

What makes WeldComputer different?

More variables. Tighter control. Better results.

  • We use proprietary algorithms to monitor and adapt to more critical variables than any other commercially available control to provide unequaled regulation of weld size and quality

Flexibility. By design.

  • WeldComputer® products work with any transformer, any type of resistance welding machine, and support any type of control strategy

Data capture & traceability.

  • No other system provides more comprehensive data collection to provide documented proof of what occurred during every weld – for audit trails, part tracking, and process improvement

Keeping your people, parts, and processes safe.

  • WeldComputer’s innovative monitoring algorithms and welding machine integrations combine to enable the most robust safety requirements and protect your most valuable assets

The company we keep.

  • WeldComputer is proud of our customer list, sole-source contracts, and preferred-partner status with scores of the world’s leading suppliers, manufacturers, and OEMs
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