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|Title:||TIP TIG: new technology for welding|
|Author(s):||Mike Wilson, (Banbury, UK)|
|Citation:||Mike Wilson, (2007) "TIP TIG: new technology for welding", Industrial Robot: An International Journal, Vol. 34 Iss: 6, pp.462 - 466|
|Keywords:||Gas tungsten-arc welding, Robotics, Welding|
|Article type:||Case study|
|DOI:||10.1108/01439910710832057 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The paper aims to report on a new welding technology, TIP TIG.
Design/methodology/approach – The principle of operation and benefits of the technology are described together with a typical application.
Findings – The study finds that the technology provides the quality of TIG welding at the speeds of MIG welding, providing significant cost savings to the user.
Practical implications – TIP TIG provides a good opportunity for all users of robotic MIG welding to improve the quality of their product and reduce their costs.
Originality/value – The paper introduces a new and useful technology to the robot industry.
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