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Industrial Robot: An International Journal

ISSN: 0143-991X

Online from: 1973

Subject Area: Mechanical & Materials Engineering

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TIP TIG: new technology for welding

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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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