EagleBurgmann in search of optimal robot welding of pressure vessels
EagleBurgmann Germany belongs to the Freudenberg Group, a global group with 5,800 employees. With high quality, local service and a high innovative strength, the group provides a comprehensive product portfolio for almost all industrial processes and applications. The pressure vessels manufactured in Erausburg (Upper Bavaria) are a crucial component of sealing systems for the petrochemical and oil and gas industries in particular.
High quality welding process
8 Certified welders master the TIG multilayer welding process with supply wire down to the smallest detail. The pressure vessels thus meet the highest quality requirements. "After all, we have to be able to guarantee 100% reliability for our customers. Our TIG welding is part of the Olympic discipline in this process. Much is demanded of our colleagues. In addition to the skills needed to weld the saucer-shaped bottom parts with 100% penetration, it is also important for the operator or welder to be able to spatially imagine how the product or part is to be welded and how the robot moves.
However, the manual process is difficult and monotonous. If you want to make work easier and increase production capacity, robotization is the only solution. Using robots also offers the advantage of continuity. Unfortunately, robots lack the flexibility of a welder," explains Ludwig Gaar (Operations Manager Manufacturing Supply Systems Machining / Welding).