Accession Number:

ADA455760

Title:

The National Shipbuilding Research Program, 1991 Ship Production Symposium Proceedings: Paper No. IIB-3: Portable Arc Welding Robots - A Practical Shipbuilding Tool?

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

A AND P APPLEDORE INTERNATIONAL (UNITED KINGDOM)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

An overview of the application of portable welding robots in shipbuilding is given, with particular reference to a pilot project undertaken at a British shipyard. A general basis for cost justification is outlines, and applications and limitations of the robot system discussed. Particular attention is drawn to the requirements imposed on other shipyard systems when using robots.

Subject Categories:

  • Fabrication Metallurgy
  • Bionics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE