MATERIAL REMOVAL

Grinding, cutting, deburring, sanding, polishing…

Material removal applications are a common part of most manufacturing processes.

Applications that perfect product surfaces can range from harsh, abrasive methods, like smoothing out steel; to precise, careful spot removal techniques for parts as small as jewelry. Using industrial material removing robots, quality and speed are increased while cost savings improve.

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Deburring

Weldon Solutions has engineered a compact robotic cell to automatically deburr small parts. Compliant tooling, programmable robot path and an ID/OD gripper provide the flexibility to deburr a broad range of part profiles with a single machine within a 54″ x 54″ footprint.

The features include:

  • A compact, portable design
  • Multi-feature deburring of up to 6 parts per minute
  • Flexible design and construction allowing for simple changeover when deburring different parts

This Robotic Deburring Cell from Weldon Solutions is optimally designed to create a small footprint on your shop floor, measuring 54″ x 54″. This self-contained, compact cell can easily be transported to a new location using only a forklift.

The cell is composed of a guided infeed track, a programmable FANUC robot with continuous wrist rotation, a motor driven abrasive deburring wheel mounted on a PushCorp compliant force device, and an outfeed chute. The system features automatic wheel dress at predetermined intervals in the production cycle, and a cycle speed as short as 10 seconds even when deburring multi-featured parts. The cell is surrounded by an electrically interlocked safety enclosure.

The Weldon Robotic Deburring Cell can be fed using a variety of methods including conveyor, gravity track, bowl feeder or pallet. Weldon Solutions can also design and manufacture custom infeed and outfeed equipment for the cell.

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Other Deburring Solutions

Robotic deburring cell for removing waste on a cast housing.

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Center Lapping

Improve accuracy in completed parts by conditioning center holes in hardened work pieces.