Welding connects materials right down to their molecular level!  Plus, the bond is permanent . As a result, continuously welded joints can be as strong as the parent material . This lends remarkable structural integrity to welded joints . A fundamental manufacturing process , welding is unsurprisingly popular.
Developments in automation are making robotic welding increasingly useful. Estimates place the international robotic welding market at $5.96 billion by 2023 . Also expected to climb up are the number of operational welding robots .
Cybernetik Technologies combines its expertise in robotics and a diligent attitude with the inherently deep approach of welding to deliver customized robotic welding solutions to the Food, Automotive, and Construction industries.
For best results, we prefer robotic welding equipment and systems (i.e. hardware and software) of a single make / brand when making a particular part. Such equipment and systems include robot, software, power source, wire feeder, torch and the like. This ensures seamless compatibility between the different elements of the welding set up.
Welding @ Cybernetik Technologies
Cybernetik Technologies provides robotic welding services for the Food, Construction, and Automotive sectors. The types of welding we offer are Spot and MIG (Metal Inert Gas) Welding, utilizing which we fabricate parts and structures made from:
• Carbon Steel (CS)
• Stainless Steel (SS)
ABB, OTC, and Yaskawa are the reputed brands whose robots we employ for welding. Designed for swift operation and high duty cycles for top productivity, these robots are compatible with the complex movements and manoeuvres necessary to deliver weld joints with excellent structural integrity. Run through cabling means these robots have the flexibility for touch orientation.
Parts / components we make via robotic welding are:
• Construction Panels
• Food Industry Vessels such as Cooking Kettles
• Ultra High Pressure Vessels
• Automobile Chassis
• Aluminium Shelters
Construction Panels are made of aluminium. Traditionally, the construction structure comprised of brick work for walls with slabs supported from bottom by wooden poles. Civil engineers have started utilizing aluminium construction panels with scaffolding that are safe and easily set up for construction operations of any scale.
Aluminium welding is a challenging operation. Its low melting point of 6600C  and hyper heat conductivity means it rapidly transfers heat away from the weld zone. Robotic welding makes it possible to implement the two measures necessary to counter the effects of rapid heat loss :
1. Use higher voltages and currents.
2. Speed up the process to prevent the large voltage and currents from fusing out holes in the parent material, a phenomenon called burnthrough.
Power source plays a critical role in aluminium welding and so does its integration with the robot. All parameters have to be set correctly and their values have to be consistent during robotic welding to create a robust joint. As mentioned, for making one particular part, we use welding hardware and software of only a single brand / make. Such hardware-software includes robot, software, torch, power source, and wire feeder.
Cooking Kettles are fundamental food processing equipment  and generally made from 316 and 304 stainless steels. Industrial cooking kettles have to be leak proof in order to build up the necessary pressure for rapid cooking, stewing, and mixing of food ingredients. Leak proofing is also important from the point of view of hygiene.
Welding has the capacity to permanently connect parent material(s) through a leak proof joint . Robotic welding further amplifies this natural advantage of welding through precise control over process parameters.
Ultra High Pressure Vessels need immensely strong joints to operate uninterrupted and conveniently at extreme pressures. Continuous welding furnishes joints as strong as the parent material itself . Such structural integrity proves invaluable for welding hyper pressure vessels.
Robotic welding of stainless steel enables the following conditions needed for producing best quality joints :
• Lower heat input to prevent excessive expansion. Stainless steel expands rapidly when heated.
• Minimal spatter.
That apart, stainless steel is sensitive to contamination. Cybernetik Technologies adheres to excellent workshop practices to prevent impurities from coming in contact with SS parts, before and during welding. Related personnel vigilantly remove the accumulated spatter, slag, and oxides.
Automobile Chassis are made from carbon steel or aluminium alloys . Safety holds great importance for automobiles. A properly welded chassis can effectively protect people and goods inside the automobile, particularly in the case of a crash. Here again, the close parameter control of robotic welding is an asset.
Combination of the servo spot gun and the robot assures top class conformity on the life cycle of the weld joint. Process efficacy depends on the design and ruggedness of the fixture, which must withstand large production requirements. Cybernetik Technologies provides end to end solution from component handling to welding.
Strength & Integrity
Welding is very much a part and parcel of the present day world . Cars, trains, high rise buildings, bikes, rockets, roads, ships, pipelines, mobile towers, airplanes, kitchen appliances – all have weld joints inside them. At the root of such broad applicability is the strength and integrity of weld joints.
Cybernetik Technologies blends its proficiency in robotic automation and welding to harness all that robotic welding has to offer.
The worldwide production and consumption of essential oils and perfumes are increasing at rapid speed. The traditional technologies for extraction of essential oil processing are of great significance, but one cannot deny the fact that they do have significant drawbacks compared to the advanced extraction technique like CO2 Supercritical Extraction. Why are traditional methods of extraction not safe? The traditional methods of essential oil extraction are hydro-distillation or solvent extraction. The concern using the traditional methods is the losses of some volatile compounds, low extraction efficiency, degradation of unsaturated compounds through thermal or hydrolytic effects and toxic solvent residue in the extract. Disadvantages of Water and Steam Distillation Due to the low pressure of rising steam, oils of high-boiling range require a higher quantity of steam for vaporization -hence longer hours of distillation. The plant material becomes wet, which slows down distillation as the steam has to vaporize the water to allow it to condense further up the still. Oxygenated components such as phenols tend to dissolve in the still water, so their complete removal by distillation is not possible. As water distillation tends to be a small operation (operated by one or two persons), it takes a long time to accumulate much oil, so good quality oil is often mixed with lousy quality oil. The distillation process is treated as art by local distillers, who rarely try to optimize both oil yield and quality. Water distillation is a slower process than either water and steam distillation or direct steam distillation. What is the alternative solution to overcome solvent residue and toxic solvents? The conventional extraction process has limitations of solvent toxicity, presence of residual solvents in the final extract and even loss of heat-sensitive oils. The rapidly emerging Supercritical fluid extraction technology is attracting more global markets and more […]
Six Axis are Better than Three, Usually Six axis robots are the most widely integrated industrial robot at present! This is because the six degrees of freedom they offer deliver a near perfect, middle of the road combination of flexibility, strength, and reach for a majority of industrial operations . Across the industrial world, the robot star is ascending. Robots continue their relentless march forward, handling lethal, tough, and repetitive tasks with effortless ease . Superior controls have propelled robot user friendliness to unprecedentedly high levels . Employing robots boost throughput, minimize cycle t imes, and remove bottlenecks . Considering their fantastic applications, understanding the capabilities and limitations of different robot types is a worthwhile exercise. What works today may not hold good tomorrow. Even if an economical three-axis gantry robot addresses a manufacturer’s requirements at present, it may not deal effectively with the rising operational complexities of the future. This can happen for many reasons. For one, the simple manufacturing operation of the present day may evolve into a more intricate at a later date. Inspired by initial success, the manufacturer may diversify into more sophisticated projects wherein operations too get more convoluted by their very nature . However, gantry robots have their own sets of advantages. They do a much better job when dealing with heavier loads across longer spans. Next, technicians can customize their features to a certain extent, the addition of a rotational axis to the arm being one such. The choice between six and three is, therefore, a more nuanced one. Features of Multi-Axis Robots Figure 1. Axes of a Six Axis Robot Arms of six axis robots can rotate along six diverse axes, thereby permitting the robot to move in six directions as described below: 1. Axis 1 (Vertical): Robot pedestal can rotate around […]