The Anthropomorphic Six Axis Robot as an Appropriate Tool for Automatic Gas Pipe Welding Process

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This paper presents current technologies used for pipe welding. Welding processes such as Tandem and Hybrid (Laser-GMAW) welding are compared to regular 1-wire GMAW. The device used for positioning the welding head is an anthropomorphic robot, as this type of robot provides everything needed for the application: low cost, flexibility, sufficient payload and precision.

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Grigore Gogu, Inocentiu Maniu, Erwin-Christian Lovasz, Jean-Christophe Fauroux and Valentin Ciupe

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455-462

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R. Iovănaş et al., "The Anthropomorphic Six Axis Robot as an Appropriate Tool for Automatic Gas Pipe Welding Process", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 162, pp. 455-462, 2012

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March 2012

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