The automation solution consisted of 2 6-axis robots for clip presentation and insertion, one welding robot with ultrasonic welding head, 2 bowl feeding systems and 2 printers.
The robot clipping and welding system has independent right and left hand stations, each including a mirrored assembly fixture for a left hand or right hand automotive panel.
Side Panels LHD & RHD, each panel having 14 clips 28 clips in total
Total cycle 100 seconds
The system consists of:
- Welding robot
- Clip insertion robot
- Telsonic Ultra-Sonic welding head and horn
- Steel fabricated frame with Lexan panels and interlocked doors for access
- Manually operated table
- Back up clip magazine
- Bowl feeder system with escapement for robot pick up
- System Control via the robot