Secondly, there is no need for additional training of robots. Robots with Abagy have machine vision. Before welding, they scan the working area and the part. If deviations are found, the system automatically adjusts the trajectories of the robots. This happens on the fly – robots and software exchange information in real time.
Another advantage is this: there is no need to place a part precisely at "zero points" with no deviations allowed, as is the case with both online and offline programming. Since robots scan the part and specify its location, it can be positioned freely. Fixtures can also be placed freely in the area. The system will see them and take their location into account when creating robot trajectories.
This makes robots viable for all productions, from serial to high-variance to one-offs even. The method opens the possibility for the use of robots in those industries where they previously were not used at all, or used very little:Bridge StructuresTruck-Trailer & ChassisShipbuildingCommercial ConstructionHeavy Construction EquipmentUtility StructuresOffshore Structures