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Welding Application Development for High Mobility Manufacturing Robot (HMMR) Demo
March 27, 2018 2:30 pm - 7:00 pm
NSRP Project Demonstration
*In conjunction with ShipTech 2018*
Date: March 27, 2018
Time: 1430 – 1900
Place: Opal One Room in Charleston Marriott,
170 Lockwood Blvd. Charleston, SC 29403
Robotic welding cells trace their origins to the 1960’s. The robotic welding arms used then and those used now in US shipyards have not changed much in size and weight. This has historically limited welding robots to materials that can be brought to where the welding cells are located. Today, small, lightweight robotic arms exist. This Project proposes integrating these arms into RTT mobile platforms for welding. This allows these platforms to be brought to the most common ship welds: collars, clips and erection welds. These mobile welding platforms can augment existing compartment workers and significantly improve productivity and safety.
See project demonstration FLYER for more information