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Tracking and Monitoring of 3-Dimensions of Welding Seam and Width in Fillet Welding of Corrugated Sheet

Yanming Quan, Qilin Bi
2015 International Journal of Control and Automation  
A system based on single laser line to track the assembly gap to be welded was developed and built.  ...  This level of precision is sufficient for the requirements of controlling the torch and adjusting welding parameters in automatic welding of container corrugated sheet.  ...  Introduction Welding seam tracking and monitoring (WSTM) is one of the key underlying technologies in automated welding techniques and equipment.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijca.2015.8.5.31 fatcat:gt3qu2e2izdglehjlhheuehgii

Development and integration of laser sensor tracking system in robotic arm for path correction during welding operation

Tejaswini P., M. V. Achutha, Ananda Doddagatte
2022 IAES International Journal of Robotics and Automation  
Due to the increase in demand of quality, accuracy, precise, productivity, flexibility and adaptive control of welding robot, an automatic laser seam tracking system is developed with welding robot to  ...  So, welding robots should be able to detect the actual welding path, then adjust the difference in welding path and complete the welding process accurately.  ...  Thus, the real time tracking is made automatic and continuous. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE SCOPE Laser seam tracking system for welding operation is the most researched topic in the automation world.  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijra.v11i3.pp196-204 fatcat:2z7jt2cznrdcfgexbtvkvljjku

Two opposite sides synchronous tracking X-ray based robotic system for welding inspection

Kai Zheng, Jie Li, Chun Lei Tu, Xing Song Wang
2016 2016 23rd International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice (M2VIP)  
In this paper, an X-ray Flat Panel Detector based wall-climbing robotic system is developed for intelligent detecting of welding seams.  ...  Robot into automated weld detection.  ...  In this paper, an X-ray Flat Panel Detector based wall-climbing robotic system is developed for intelligent detecting of welding seams.  ... 
doi:10.1109/m2vip.2016.7827334 fatcat:sjg2maultngqzcemtozfyzuhqq

Advances in Visual Sensor based on laser structured light and its application for Robotic welding

2020 International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering  
Thus, laser structured light has a very important role in weld seam tracking in making the system fully automated.  ...  In addition, this paper illustrates in detail the role of laser structured light in welding seam tracking and the merits & demerits of the laser-type.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors are grateful for the support granted by Center for Robotics and Industrial Automation, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka(UTeM) in conducting this research through grant RACER  ... 
doi:10.30534/ijatcse/2020/322952020 fatcat:asrhbk2hk5h2ljeg4hzl35x3jy

A Double Seam Profile Tracking Automation Method for Cylindrical Welding Technique

2019 Tehnički Vjesnik  
This paper introduces a new method related to the joining of the metal pieces using cylindrical welding technique by determining double seam profile tracking.  ...  After the welding process is done, a second laser sensor is used to check for the detection and elimination of the possible welding faults, so that a high quality welds can be performed.  ...  According to the visual inspection and test results, this "Double Seam Profile Tracking Automation Method" seems to be superior to the manual welding system.  ... 
doi:10.17559/tv-20170904225342 fatcat:jhajbzq7pfbxhbssnr5w2fqm7a

Robotic arc welding sensors and programming in industrial applications

P Kah, M Shrestha, E Hiltunen, J Martikainen
2015 International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering  
It further discusses commercially available seam-tracking and seam-finding sensors and presents a practical case application of sensors for semi-autonomous robotic welding.  ...  Major challenges are joint edge detection, joint seam tracking, weld penetration control, and measurement of the width or profile of a joint.  ...  seam geometry and was then followed by the actual tracking and welding of the seam in the second pass.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40712-015-0042-y fatcat:bqjka3jecnczrfkbsq2es37rii

A real-time passive vision system for robotic arc welding

Jinchao Liu, Zhun Fan, Soren Ingvor Olsen, Kim Hardam Christensen, Jens Klastrup Kristensen
2015 2015 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE)  
In this paper we present a real-time passive machine vision system for both seam tracking and weld pool sensing in robotic arc welding.  ...  Visual sensing in arc welding has become more and more important.  ...  The Weld Pool Boundary Tracking Algorithm In arc welding, the shape of the weld pool and its position relative to the seam play an important role in navigating the torch and adjusting welding parameters  ... 
doi:10.1109/coase.2015.7294109 dblp:conf/case/LiuFOCK15 fatcat:37aoqiwtezbrxjkxrtf2v2cd4e

An On-line Visual Seam Tracking Sensor System During Laser Beam Welding

Lei Zhang, Chuanyu Wu, Yuanyuan Zou
2009 2009 International Conference on Information Technology and Computer Science  
This paper deals with a seam tracking system of welding of Tailored Weld Blanks based on active lasertriangulation. The system consists of DSP based vision camera and stripe-type laser diode.  ...  The total system is assembled into a compact module which can be attached ahead of welding torch and it has high dynamic performance in guiding the robot arm welder accurately over the seam. its structure  ...  All the work of parameters setting and seam tracking monitoring is performed in the industrial computer. Figure. 1 shows the structure of this seam tracking system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/itcs.2009.211 fatcat:fayc3jpaizgnvizj56opli53ky

Advanced Automatic Welding System for Offshore Pipeline System with Seam Tracking Function

Park, Moon
2020 Applied Sciences  
In order to minimize the inevitable misalignment between the centerline of the welding seam and the welding torch for each welding pass, a moving average algorithm for seam tracking is proposed, which  ...  Welding experiments were also carried out to verify the validity of the weld seam tracking system.  ...  The arc sensor was developed to achieve high seam tracking accuracy to fully automate the welding system.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10010324 fatcat:5uwbnp37vrat7mpn73wicrbaoe

A new seam-tracking algorithm through characteristic-point detection for a portable welding robot

Doyoung Chang, Donghoon Son, Jungwoo Lee, Donghun Lee, Tae-wan Kim, Kyu-Yeul Lee, Jongwon Kim
2012 Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing  
We developed a seam-tracking algorithm for weaving weld path planning using a laser displacement sensor.  ...  The goal of the proposed algorithm is to detect the seam of single-butt welding with manually tack-welded non-zero gaps.  ...  For automated welding, a seam-tracking algorithm that enables the robot to plan its path along the actual welding line is necessary.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rcim.2011.06.001 fatcat:j7wnv6ssunb6pgxjdp7uduit3y

Weld Seam Deviation Prediction of Gas Metal Arc Welding Based on Arc Sound Signal

Wang Zhao, Jianfeng Yue, Wenji Liu, Haihua Liu
2021 World Journal of Engineering and Technology  
Weld seam deviation prediction is the key to weld seam tracking control, which is of great significance for realizing welding automation and ensuring welding quality.  ...  Aiming at the problem of weld seam deviation prediction in GMAW (gas metal arc welding), a method of weld seam deviation prediction based on arc sound signal is proposed.  ...  The automatic tracking control of the welding seam is realized by the welding seam deviation prediction technology, which can avoid the deviation of the welding seam from the groove center due to the processing  ... 
doi:10.4236/wjet.2021.91004 fatcat:6da5efxwyra23mjmk6xqo3lnem

A New Method of Visual Recognition for Weld Appearance

Wei Xian
2014 Open Automation and Control Systems Journal  
The visual recognition methods of texture feature of welding seam have the important significances to realize the automatic tracking of welding seam in the steps of subsequent welding and cover welding  ...  identification) of visual recognition of welding seam.  ...  the offset of welding torch relative to the middle line of welding seam, control the machine to make the corresponding adjustment and realize the automatic tracking of welding seam [1, 2] .  ... 
doi:10.2174/1874444301406010024 fatcat:mu4wydifhvatfpj4j3tbwk7ogy

Design and Validation of a Universal 6D Seam Tracking System in Robotic Welding Based on Laser Scanning [chapter]

Mikael Fridenfalk, Gunnar Bolmsjo
2006 Industrial Robotics: Programming, Simulation and Applications  
One application for intelligent systems is seam tracking in robotic welding.  ...  The objective of this project was to automate the welding process in shipbuilding by the design of a robotic system, specifically for joining double-hull sections in super-cruisers and oil tankers.  ...  Although being highly technical and complex in nature, the papers presented in this book represent some of the latest cutting edge technologies and advancements in industrial robotics technology.  ... 
doi:10.5772/4891 fatcat:a754fjtkdzckvbi4mocq6hyfsy

Design and validation of a universal 6D seam tracking system in robotic welding based on laser scanning

Mikael Fridenfalk, Gunnar Bolmsjö
2003 Industrial robot  
One application for intelligent systems is seam tracking in robotic welding.  ...  The objective of this project was to automate the welding process in shipbuilding by the design of a robotic system, specifically for joining double-hull sections in super-cruisers and oil tankers.  ...  This book covers a wide range of topics relating to advanced industrial robotics, sensors and automation technologies.  ... 
doi:10.1108/01439910310492202 fatcat:asevte445ngizg57ado2wiykta

Development of multi welding robot system for sub assembly in shipbuilding

S.W. Kang, H.J. Youn, D.H. Kim, K.U. Kim, S.B. Lee, S.Y. Kim, S.H. Kim
2008 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
In an effort to increase a productivity of welding process and to reduce the impact to workers from industrial disaster, the research in the field of welding automation is sharply increasing in shipbuilding  ...  This study describes the essential parts of welding automation for the sub assembly process of a hull when using industrial robots.  ...  Also, the trend of the welding automation in shipbuilding is changing to full automation and robotization from semi automation and a simple mechanization.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20080706-5-kr-1001.00885 fatcat:qmtmasrb2zaljmtiebs3gdjgae
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