Danish wind-tower manufacturer Welcon has purchased several Inrotech-Vertigo welding robots for the construction of floating foundations designed by Stiesdal.
Contrary to seam-tracking or offline programmed solutions, the Inrotech-Vertigo features a fully automated solution for multipass welding of joints in heavy material.
Based on a scan of the weldgroove, a weldplanner automatically calculates the number of passes, location of each pass, and welding parameters, adjusted according to position and tolerances.
Rune Holm, project manager at Welcon, said: “The design of the Stiesdal floating foundations allow us to use welding robot technologies during the manufacturing process. This will help us making floating foundations ready for serial production which will support the green transition.
“Our first welding robots from Inrotech was deployed in 2016, and their technology has proven it’s worth in our production line: without any programming involved, the system is fully automatic and provides welding of high quality.”
Thomas Bøgner, Sales Director of Inrotech, added: “We are honoured to continue our strategic cooperation with Welcon.
“To enhance robotic welding solutions that support the development of the renewable industry, is an important step for both parties.”
The Inrotech-Vertigos will be delivered to Welcon in autumn 2022.
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