WILMINGTON, Mass. (PRWEB) July 15, 2008
According to AEi Chief Technology Officer Andre By, "FlexLase laser welding automation systems demonstrate our philosophy of supporting R&D and product process development on the same flexible automation equipment deployed for production. This provides our customers with the ability to develop and validate new welding processes at the R&D level and then rapidly implement the same processes for new products and packaging production ramp-up - whether the production equipment is across a plant or across the world. The result is a significant reduction in time-to-market costs for product introduction and production ramp up, giving our customers an advantage over their competition especially in emerging and expanding technology markets," concluded By.
AEi's FlexLase laser welding station is a standard flexible automation platform that is operator configurable to perform a variety of vision-guided laser welding functions for different products without the need for traditional programming. The FlexLase stations to be deployed for this application will use the IPG Photonics fiber laser sources that produce a combination of excellent beam quality, high power efficiency, superior acquisition and life cycle costs.
About Automation Engineering Incorporated
Automation Engineering Incorporation (AEi) is a leading supplier of high-precision flexible automation systems across the optoelectronics, medical devices, consumer products, aerospace/defense, automotive, and other world-wide markets. AEi provides comprehensive design for manufacturing process development, and pre-production build services in addition to complete turn-key automated manufacturing stations and lines. For more information, visit AEi's website, http://www.aeiboston.com.
Automation Engineering Incorporated (AEi), a global supplier of high-precision automation systems, supplies the next generation laser welding automation equipment used in the manufacturing of battery cells for hybrid and plug-in electric vehicles.
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