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Real-time Quality Control for Welding
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Real-time Quality Control for Welding
Materials research engineer James Filla monitors a welding robot as part of a collaborative project with NIST manufacturing automation experts. NIST holds several patents in the areas of real-time sensing and control of welding processes. Through a continuing series of cooperative research and development agreements with automotive and heavy equipment manufacturers, NIST has helped several companies upgrade their sensors for welding quality control. The reseachers have already demonstrated the feasibility of real-time quality control under factory conditions for longer welds (1 minute and longer) and are now working on applying the technology to shorter welds where transient conditions (due to starting and stopping) are more important. Copyright 1997 Geoffrey Wheeler Photography This image may be used for any NIST purpose. Correct photo credit must be provided. Other organizations may use this image without charge for editorial articles that mention NIST in accompanying text or a caption. Correct photo credit must be provided. 'Stock art' use requires permission and may require payment to the photographer. To receive a high resolution version send an email with the image AV number (97MSEL001) and title to Disclaimer: Any mention of commercial products within NIST web pages is for information only; it does not imply recommendation or endorsement by NIST. Use of NIST Information: These World Wide Web pages are provided as a public service by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). With the exception of material marked as copyrighted, information presented on these pages is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.
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