JK Laser Integrated into Orwin Battery Welding System
RUGBY, England, Oct. 21, 2010 — Industrial automation specialist Orwin announced it has integrated a JK Laser laser into its twin station laser welding system, which was designed to assemble and weld elements within a multicell battery.
Orwin designed and manufactured two welding stations that utilized the laser’s time share facility. The feature can speed up manufacturing processes and reduce cost, while it enables two welding operations to be carried out on two separate cells from a single laser source.
In the application, the first station automated that laser welding of manually loaded inter-cell connectors, joining the negative and positive poles of adjacent cells. At the second station, they automated the laser welding of the lids of individual cells while under a vacuum.
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