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Founded in 1989, Yaskawa Motoman is a leading robotics company in the Americas. With over 450,000 Motoman robots, 18 million servos and 27 million inverter drives installed globally, Yaskawa provides automation products and solutions for virtually every industry and robotic application; including arc welding, assembly, coating, dispensing, material handling, material cutting, material removal, packaging, palletizing and spot welding. The Yaskawa product line includes more than 150 distinct industrial arm, delta and SCARA robot models, plus a full-line of pre-engineered "World" solutions that are complete application specific work cells, including robot, process and safety equipment. Combined with our sister and partner companies, we support robotic solutions throughout the world. Yaskawa’s proven track record of delivering industry leading quality, innovation and customer satisfaction can help you exceed your robotic automation goals.

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Motoman Robotics Introduces Laser-Based Seam Finder

POSTED 10/29/2010

Mot
oman Robotics introduces a new laser-based seam finder for their broad range of arc welding robots.  The Accufast laser seam finder sets a new standard for robotic welding efficiency.

“Accufast enables customers to quickly and accurately locate welding seams using a non-contact laser,” says Chris Anderson, Technology Leader.  “Our product is faster and more accurate than traditional weld wire touch methods and blends well with all of our newest digital power source interfaces.  We now offer the broadest range of seam-finding and seam-tracking solutions for arc welding, which our customers use to manufacture their products with fewer defects."

The Accufast laser seam finder is compact, mounted in line with the welding torch and as always, is compatible with Motoman Robotics’ industry-leading thru-arm torch design robots.  Macro job routines make programming easy and seamless.

Motoman Robotics is the global leader in robotics arc welding.  Other sensing capabilities include a range of seam-finding and seam-tracking products.

Motoman Robotics will highlight Accufast laser seam finder at the FABTECH 2010 show in Atlanta.

About Motoman Robotics
Founded in 1989, the Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. has grown to become the second largest robotics company in the Americas with an installed based of over 30,000 units. Our products include robotic automation solutions for virtually every industry and robotic application including arc welding, assembly, coating, dispensing, material handling, material cutting, material removal and spot welding operations.