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KUKA Robotic Friction Stir Welding

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3114212KUKA Friction Stir Welding

The KUKA Robotic Friction Stir Welding System (FSW) takes the well-established and reliable friction stir welding process to a new level. By combining the robot and FSW head directly, without the use of an end effector, the KUKA system gives unrivalled accuracies with the flexibility of a robot.


Advantages of the KUKA system include:

  • Low investment costs
  • Flexible programmable working area
  • Integrated drive spindle with high torque
  • Force Torque controlled in Z-direction
  • Contact force of up to 10kN in the whole working range
  • Fully integrated robot and FSW head. No end effector!

Member: KUKA Systems UK Ltd