Posted on: January 4, 2018

SABER DESIGNS A FIBER LASER WELDING MACHINE WITH MOTION CONTROL AND VISION GUIDANCE

The Laser Welder Systems are designed to automate the welding process of the distal and proximal weld seams of various medical device instruments. It also provides the necessary hardware components to automate the entire welding process. The machine utilizes a PLC-based control system that monitors servo drives, fiber laser, and machine vision systems. A WonderWare user interface is provided for operations and viewing the process. Cognex vision is used to guide the laser path and inspect weld quality. Unique products and recipes are automatically downloaded to the machine via handheld barcode device. Several machines have been built and deployed.

Features:

  • Rockwell Compact Logix Programmable Controls
  • Cognex Insight Line Scan¬†Camera and Area Scan Vision
  • Rockwell Kinetix Servo System
  • Rigid welded frame construction
  • Miyachi Fiber Laser
  • Dust Extraction System
  • Custom Tooling and Fixturing
  • Custom ActiveX Control and Drivers
  • Wonderware User Interface