Automatic Stud Welding (Short Cycle with inert shielding gas)

Automatic Stud Welding


THOMAS WELDING SYSTEMS develops and manufactures stationary stud welding machines encompassing everything from manually operated bench top units to fully automatic CNC stud welding systems with large work envelopes.

Our technical representatives will work with your organization to provide the solution to your stud welding application.

 
Stud Welding Machine : 

SWH - 02

The welding head is mounted over a robust aluminum profile table and is available with both hand fed and automatic feed system.
Weld head is pneumatically operated with all controls initiated by push button switches mounted on the front of the table.

Manual or automatic stud feeding welding head mounted over a robust aluminum profile table

Welding Process : Capacitor Discharge
Drawn Arc
Short Cycle
Welding ranges :  Ĝ 2 - Ĝ 8 mm
(Ĝ 2 - Ĝ 12 mm on request)
Studs length : 7 - 30 mm
(7 - 50 mm en request)
Welding Head  WH-G50
WH-G200 or WH-C200
Pneumatic Stroke : 80 mm
Usable working height : 130 mm (+ 40 mm)
Stud Feeding : Manually or automatically
Air Pressure : 6 bar
Weight : 35 Kg
Dimensions : 450 x 530 x 550 mm

Options :

- Pneumatic Clamp
- Pneumatic vertical clamp
- Gas Shielding 
 

Studs Feeder :

SF - 1

An optional vibrating bowl automatically feeds studs to the head or to the gun.
Changeover of tooling (for different diameters) is fast and easy with snap-in dies.

Studs feeder

Studs range 2 - 8 mm
Studs length 7 - 30 mm
(7 - 50 mm on request)
Stud Material Mild Steel, stainless steel,
aluminum, Brass.
Duty Cycle Up to 50 studs / min.
Air Pressure : 6 bar
Input Voltage : 230 V - 50 / 60 Hz - 10 AT
Weight : 23.5 Kg
Dimensions : 340 x 280 x 520 mm
 

Welding unit :

NOMARK 90A

The monitoring of all functions is clearly displayed by LED on the front panel. The short charging cycles increase productivity
With this module (A= Automatic), the NOMARK 90 A unit will generate an output to the feeder (SF-1), at the conclusion of the weld cycle, to feed another stud.

NOMARK 90 A : The unit can interface with automatic stud feeding system

Welding Process : Capacitor Discharge
Gap or Contact.
Welding ranges : Ĝ 2 - Ĝ 10 mm
Stud Material: Mild Steel, stainless steel, aluminum, Brass.
Capacitance : 90.000 µF
Charging Voltage : 50 - 200 V   ( UP and DOWN )
Welding time 0,001 - 0,004 sec
Duty cycle : up till 60 studs / min.
Output  power : 800 - 3200 KVA
Mains supply: 230 V - 50 / 60 Hz - 10 AT
Air pressure 6 bar
Automatic gun : Gun WG-x500
Protection: IP 23
Dimensions : 345 x 290 x 380 mm
Weight : 19 Kg.
 
Auto feed hand gun :

WG-G500 (CD - Gap)
WG-C500 (CD - Contact)
WG-S500 (Short Cycle)

Manual or auto feed hand gun for studwelding

Gun Capacity: M3 - M10
Stud Length 8 - 30 mm
(7 - 50 mm en request)
Stud Material:: Mild Steel, stainless steel,
aluminum, Brass.
Lift settings
(WH-G200 / S200)
step 0.25 mm.
Plunge spring setting
(WH-C200)
Infinitely adjustable
Stud feeding Manual or automatic
Duty cycle up till 25 studs / min.
Cable length WG-C500 : 3   meters
WG-x500 : 5,5 meters

Weight (w/o cables)

WG-C500 : 1,1 Kg
WG-x500 : 1,6 Kg

Options :

- Shielding gas
- Nose Cone Assemblies : are used to accurately locate studs when using templates (Ĝ 20, 26, 30 mm)
 
POWERFLEX

WH-G050 (CD - Gap)
WH-C050 (CD - Contact)
WH-S050 (Short Cycle)

It simplifies work on workpieces through constant accurate vertical, horizontal or preset parallel guidance and particularly rapid positioning of complex workpieces.
The arm is freely movable and easy-moving over the entire working area, takes up undesirable torsion forces and balances tool weights load-free.

Manual or auto feed hand gun for studwelding

Supplied with : - Welding Head : WH-G050 (Gap)
   or
- Welding Head : WH-C050 (Contact)

- Cables.

- Nose Cone Assembly for accurately locating studs when using templates (Ĝ 20, 26, 30 mm)

Working radius :

- 1.100 mm
- 1.500 mm
- 1.800 mm 

Working stroke : 700 mm max.
Lift settings
(WH-G200 / S200)
direct au générateur
Stud feeding
- Manual or automatic (with the option l studs Feeeder SF-1)
 
Welding Head :

WH-G200 (Gap)
WH-C200
(Contact)

This welding head is used wherever Capacitors Discharge or Short Cycle studs have to be welded quickly and accurately.
It has been developed for use in the area of automation.
Semi automatic or fully automatic stud feeding is possible.

automatic welding heads for welding studs

Head Capacity M3 - M12
Stud Length 8 - 40 mm
(7 - 50 mm on request)
Stud Material Mild Steel, stainless steel,
aluminum, Brass.
Plunge spring setting Infinitely adjustable
Lift Setting (WH-G200) step 0.25 mm.
Studs  Feeding Manual or automatic
Linear guiding Ball bearing
Duty Cycle up till 50 studs / min.
Dimensions 50 x 330 x 110 mm
Air pressure 6 bar

Weight

2,2 Kg

Options :

- Shielding gas.
- Working Stroke AHP 080

 

 

Working Stroke

AHP-080

This working slide is a special development for accurate welding head positioning.

Welding head accurate working slide

Designed for  Welding Head WH-x200
Manual positioning 40 mm
Pneumatic Stroke 80 mm.
Air consumption 0,033 l / cycle
Air Pressure 6 bar
Weight 4 Kg
Dimensions  50 x 400 x 90 mm
 

Pneumatic workholding fixture

PWS-76

PWS 76 has been designed for use wherever workpieces have to be clamped and positioned quickly and reliably.
The interchangeable gripping jaws can be machined and thus adjusted to diverse workpiece shapes.
Direct feeding of the mass via the gripping jaws reduces the arc blow effect.

pneumatic clamp

Designed for  Bench Welder SWH - 02
Gripping force 60 kp
Work piece size 80 mm max.
Clamping range 5 mm
Air Consumption 0,033 l / stoke
Air pressure 6 bar
Weight 2,3 Kg
Dimensions 200 x 110 x 68 mm
 

Pneumatic vertical clamp

PS-4

An effective lightweight pneumatic vertical clamp for automotive clamping. Positive and ultra-rapid clamping with quick adjustment.

pneumatic vertical clamp

Designed for  Bench Welder SWH - 02
Work piece height 10 mm
Clamping range 2 mm
Air Consumption 0,033 l / cycle
Air pressure 6 bar
Weigh 460 gr.
Dimensions 0 x 0 x 0 mm
automatic studs welding