How to MANAGE & OPTIMIZE ROBOT MIG weld quality & productivity. PART ONE.
This section can be the catalyst you require to implement robot weld improvements.
The shame in any company in which engineers – managers shy away from weld process ownership.
An introduction to Ed’s 7 Steps to Robot Weld Process Controls.
Most Robot weld issues start in the FRONT OFFICE.
Liability consequences from the too common lack of weld process controls in robot cells.
How you can avoid the millions of dollars annually that Chrysler spent on weld repairs on one easy to weld robot application.
Robot weld issues and consequences that occur when the world’s worst weld process is used.
Is your organization subjecting the employees to unnecessary Carcinogenic fumes and dust?
I could have saved Chrysler over 50 million dollars, but when Chrysler management ignored the weld advice from myself and US Steel,
I knew that this company was a hopeless case.
How to deal with the unacceptable tolerances and variables on stamped parts that will be robot welded.
Robots and galvanized / galvanized weld quality..
The management check list for when considering the purchase of a robot.
Why would any management bring a high tech laser into their plant while the employees involved with the MIG process are “playing around with the two
simple controls on a sixty year old weld process.
American Axle, Lincoln Power Wave and robot weld cracks and production issues with Ford Axles.
It pays to understand the weld issues that occur with the costly pulsed MIG equipment.
The daily necessary costs many companies derive by taking advice from a sales rep.
AG. Simpson management and engineers did not want to get involved with their GM bumper robot weld issues.
Freight Liner wanted robot weld quality – productivity improvements on robot MIG welded parts that are have a million mile warranty.
After 2 years Fanuc – Lincoln and AGA could not shed light on this robot lamp post weld problem.
What should the robot weld production quality and productivity goal be.
Why most auto – truck plants never get the resources they require for process optimization.
The global costs associated with the too common poor utilization of Robot MIG cells.
If the management / supervision does not fully understand MIG – Flux Cored weld costs, how can it control costs and optimize profits?
Where are the qualified global weld managers, engineers and supervisors?
Is your weld shop manager a fire fighter who is fed up with the endless useless weekly weld team meetings that rarely resolve issues?
Why VAW and Ford should have sued ABB – ESAB and the integrator over the poor weld performance of the ESAB Robot Arcitec power source.
Why not evaluate your MIG – Flux Cored weld process control – best practice expertise?.
Why in the last five decades, most of the global Weld Educators have failed the weld industry.
There are companies like Panasonic that make robots and MIG weld equipment, and yet the designers of their equipment obviously
lack MIG weld process control and best weld practice expertise.
Apathetic managaement and engineers lead to robot MIG weld issues on Canadian built GM bumpers.
Why the auto – truck industry manual – robot MIG weld TRAINING PROGRAMS have failed, and the simple low cost solution.
How to MANAGE and OPTIMIZE ROBOT MIG weld quality & productivity. PART TWO.
Lawyers may want to read how poor weld quality and vehicle collisions can offer great financial opportunities.
Why the Volvo truck part weld quality and productivity could not be attained with this manager and engineer.
Weld team meetings are only required when decision makers lack process control expertise.
When management recognizes the process expertise that’s lacking, issues quickly dissipate.
The fear of weld process change is natural on weld shop floors, especially when weld decision makers are not in control of the processes they own.
Why many plant or manufacturing managers will not report their real robot weld quality and productivity costs to their corporate peers.
With robot cells, there should never be a need to add manual welders to compensate for robot weld issues.
With welding robots, black belts and university education is useless without robot weld process controls – best weld practice expertise.
The hazards of welding vehicles that are designed by engineers who typically would not know a good weld if it was four inches from their nose.
It’s unfortunate that before they purchase, USA drivers will rarely see the welds on their base of their vehicle.
The world’s largest auto – truck “wheel” manufacturer kept producing poor and inconsistent weld quality.
Why those that are paid to daily make manufacturing process decisions rarely understand the scope, accountability and responsibility of their weld applications.
Why did the Volvo plant manager want to hire skilled welders to run his MIG welding robots?
Why did GM management waste more than $750K when robot welding it’s Corvette cars?
See the common, costly weld results when process control training is the missing link in the weld shop.
As a future managers you are interested to read how easy it is to save millions of dollars each year with large scale weld fabrication / mfg… applications.
Managing robot cells or ship yards, process expertise gets the results. Take a look at how in less than 3 months, Ed saved the Aker Kaverner, (Philadelphia Navy Yard) ship yard, millions of dollars annually through rapid flux cored – MIG weld quality – productivity improvements:
The weld disease called Globular MIG Transfer, and those guys in the front office were not even aware they had it.
What is the real weld production potential from any MIG welding robot.?
Why ISO has failed robot weld mfg.
MIG Weld Advice for that lonely, frustrated ROBOT technician.
These poor guys need all the support they can get, and there are many resolutions to their daily weld problems.
Robots. This is the Self Teaching and Training Process Control – Best Practice Resource that can change your life.