Weld-through sensor for force-triggered firingThis firm is introducing force measurement technology to traditional resistance welding techniques: By combining the Model WEL weld-through load cell with a Model WGM weldmeter, the firm controls the electrode force at the time of firing for spot and projections welds. This system works equally well with differential air or hydraulic pressure sensors to provide consistent results, the firm says. Click here to enlarge imageThe technology works in combination with new constant voltage weld controllers to provide an economical control system, which triggers the weld when the proper force is reached.Source: Sensotec Inc., 2080 Arlingate Lane, Col...

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