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What is Robotic MIG Welding?

Many factories and machine shops employ Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding, a form of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), as a method for reliably joining metal parts. The MIG welding process creates an electrical arc between a consumable wire electrode and the metal workpieces, which rapidly heats and melts the metal of the workpieces. As…

How Implementing Poka Yoke Makes a Efficient Environment

Poka-Yoke is one of the most widely used work standardization methods in the manufacturing and service industries. The term was originally coined by Shigeo Shingo (a Japanese industrial engineer at Toyota) in the 1960s. Coming from “poka” (i.e., inadvertent errors) and “yokeru” (i.e., avoiding), it is interpreted to mean “mistake-proofing”. As the name suggests, the…