, by Jim Ryan Eliminate Your Weld Cell Downtime
Since you clicked on this post, you probably have downtime headaches in your weld cells. Like all of our customers, you are extremely skeptical and...
, by Jim Ryan Why Use Metal-Faced Sensors that Fail? Use the Ones that Don't!
What is that picture above? It looks like an inductive proximity sensor that is impervious to weld slag on one half of its surface but...
, by Steve Coulter Why We Focused On The Threads
Of course the face of the sensor needs to be protected from weld spatter - since one fused molten BB on the face could quickly...
, by Steve Coulter M12 cable that can survive in weld cells
See this comparison of destructive testing - we connected a competitor's cable (right) to our SUPERGRADE cable (left) and ran several beads of high-spatter welds...
, by Jim Ryan In Weld Cells Today - Our Flat Pack Takes Abuse
As I mentioned, we are on tour of several factories this week, talking with several teams about their weld cells. Here are a couple of...
, by Jim Ryan Machine Maintenance
There is a four-part video discussion on predictive maintenance from MathWorks, with the fourth part here, including links to the first three parts. If maintenance...
, by Jim Ryan Dave Bird: Inductive Proximity Sensors Don’t Have to be Disposable
Bird points out that, really, they don't. Because Weld Dynamix's sensors, cables, mounts, and cable protection are available. One and done. No vending machines. No...
, by Jim Ryan Fifteen Years After Dave Bird's Started Saying That Weld Cell Sensors and Cables Needn't Fail
The problem of "sensors and slag" is, of course, as old as automated welding. Rudimentary, brief discussions of the issue include Robert Repas's 2005 discussion...
, by Jim Ryan Seth Perrin and Roger Robey on Reducing Welding Costs
Speaking of both automated and semi-automated welding, Perrin points out some overlooked factors, from the importance of GMAW gun selection and (with Roger Robey) a...
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