Welding solutions for automotive customers
Welding solutions for automotive customers
For many years, we have been an accepted partner of the automotive supplier industry.
Our customers in the automotive sector are national and international companies.
We offer them automated welding machines and robot solutions based on resistance welding technology.
Programmable NC-controlled multi-spot or projection welding machines are available to produce a wide range of joints.
Typical automotive applications for our resistance welding machines are:
- Rims for motorcycles, cars and utility vehicles
- Starter rings
- Stabiliser bars
- Nut and bolt welds
- Reinforcement profiles on doors or chassis
- Seat frames produced from sheet metal, tube or wire
- Lumbar supports
- Aluminium frames for sunroofs
Furthermore, we also design special solutions, such as a production line for particulate filters, for our automotive customers.
On all machine types, the compact and robust machine design with intuitive operator guidance is oriented towards industrial usage in production.
When designing the machines, the operator was the main focus. For this reason, particular emphasis was placed on easy and ergonomic operation.
Used around the world, IDEAL welding machines have been proving their quality and reliability on a day-to-day basis and have been doing so for decades.
Read the list of the most important features of
- Type AS
- Type VPS
- Type CSR 102 Versaweld™
Some application examples:
A wide range of products in the automotive sector can be processed on the resistance welding machines.
Get to know our solutions:
IDEAL is a pioneer in the design and development of flash butt welding machines. Flash butt welding machines of type AS are used in the automotive sector in particular for the economical welding of rims, rings and starter rings.
They are characterised by high welding quality and strength, short welding times and high reproducibility of the welding parameters.
With the use of the most diverse, practically oriented options, the modular constructionof the machine enables the individual implementation of the customer and therefore product-specific requirements..
Resistance welding machine type VPS for ball stud and pin
The ball stud welding machine from the machine series type VPS is an automatic machine for welding ball studs. These welding machines are used to weld balls onto the end faces of studs fully automatically.
The automatic filling of the bins with balls and studs enables many hours of unattended production. Counting the finished products takes place fully automatically in the containers provided.
The medium frequency welding and monitoring system delivers a stable process with low fluctuations and very high precision.
The geometry of the welded ball studs is checked by a camera system, the data is evaluated and stored on a continuous basis, and faulty products are separated.
The annealing process after welding guarantees the maximum in fatigue strength and operational stability.
The cooling section establishes the best preconditions for optimally joining the welds, ideal for the requirements of the automotive sector.
The VPS machine series with an extensive range of machine types has been used for many decades in a wide variety of companies and industries, so we are able to draw on a wealth of experience. This means we can offer you the best possible solution for your needs and deliver the right tool for your end product with the best quality.
Special production line solution for particulate filters
Working together with our customer’s product development department, we developed the production line for particulate filters as an individually tailored solution.
It was necessary to pay particular attention to the extremely high requirements for product quality, the reproducibility of the product characteristics and the detection of primary material and production defects.
We would be delighted to assist you with the production-oriented product development.
JIG resistance welding machines of type CSR 102 Versaweld™
Die Maschinen vom Typ CSR 102 Versaweld™ können dank ihrer enormen Flexibilität in einer Vielzahl von Anwendungen eingesetzt werden. Der modulare Aufbau mit unterschiedlichsten Optionen erlaubt die individuelle Anpassung an produktspezifische Produkt- und Produktionsanforderungen. Mit der CSR 102 Versaweld™ fertigen Sie hocheffizient dreidimensionale Produkte mit einer Produkthöhe bis 400mm.