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OTC DAIHEN Releases New Cutting-Edge Robotic and Manual Welding Solutions

Posted by OTC Daihen on September 21, 2021

As a global leader in innovative welding and robotics solutions, we understand the challenges manufacturers face today. And we have the solutions.

OTC DAIHEN this year has released some of the hottest innovations and technologies in robotic welders, power sources, teach pendants, cobot welders, manual welders and more.

Let’s get your production out the door faster! Check out our newest product releases:

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Robotic Welding Buyer’s Guide: Comparison & Price Chart

Posted by OTC Daihen on August 17, 2021

With a smorgasbord of robotic welder suppliers and a variety of solutions from DIY to fully integrated production lines, the process of finding the ideal robotic welding system for your needs now and into the future can be very, very daunting.

However, the process can be eased when you understand the advantages and differences in models, features and costs. There is a robotic welding solution to fit every size and budget!

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Speed Up Cycle Times with a Parts Positioner for Your Robotic Welding System

Posted by OTC Daihen on July 21, 2021

Speed up cycle times, reduce downtime loading and improve overall profitability with a parts positioner for your robotic welding system. Is a parts positioner only right for manufacturers producing high-volume parts? The answer is “No.”

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Reduce Welder Training Time & Increase Production with the Latest Welding Technologies

Posted by OTC Daihen on June 22, 2021

With simplified interfaces, preset programming and automatic adjustments, the Welbee series of welding power sources is easy to use and quick to implement  -- even for novice welders. Don’t waste hours of training only to be faced with rework. Learn how to achieve higher productivity and higher quality right out of the gate.

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Buyer’s Guide: ROTA-ARC Series, Robotic Welding Systems

Posted by OTC Daihen on May 19, 2021

Dave Walters, a Senior Mechanical Systems Engineer at OTC DAIHEN, has put together this ROTA-ARC Buyer’s Guide to assist distributors and customers in finding the best option when their production robotic welding application requires part repositioning via headstock/tailstock positioners.

This chart compares the ROTA-ARC series (250, 500 and 1000) and shows how they perform in relation to the DT-ARC and TRI-ARC systems.

At the core of all these systems is the headstock/tailstock (HS/TS) combination that supports repositioning (rolling over) parts during welding.

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What to Consider When Expanding a Welding Fleet

Posted by OTC Daihen on April 20, 2021

When it comes to expanding or upgrading a welding fleet, the main reasons are typically a new contract that requires increased production capabilities or safety concerns with the current setup.

It’s not uncommon to see companies delay upgrading the welding fleet until forced to do so. However, by waiting, most are only delaying an opportunity to improve production efficiency and gain cost savings.

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Large Area Fabrication Welding: Myths Busted & Innovations Uncovered

Posted by OTC Daihen on March 15, 2021

How far from the source can you weld aluminum with your current fabrication welding system? The typical answer is “about 10 feet” or “not far enough.”

In this article and accompanying on-demand webinar, we are going to bust large area fabrication welding myths and show you: 

    • How to push aluminum 13 feet,
    • How to push-pull aluminum almost 40 feet,
    • And how to push-pull aluminum 100 feet and beyond!
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Yoda Was Wrong! Try Simulation & Offline Programming First, Before you Weld

Posted by OTC Daihen on February 17, 2021

"Do. Or do not. There is no try." Yoda was wrong! When you work with OTC DAIHEN, you can try before you invest in one of our pre-engineered robotic welding cells. We offer a couple options that many of our clients find helpful when they want to examine our robotic welding options in order to ensure which is best for them or to drastically reduce changeover time on their welding production lines. Here's a quick look at how simulation and offline programming help you make a quick and successful transition to welding automation.

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[Comparison] How to Select the Best Welbee Arc Welder for Your Shop Jobs

Posted by OTC Daihen on January 28, 2021

Ready to upgrade or replace your Welbee arc welder? Looking to expand machine capabilities for higher quality welds? New to the Welbee series? Or maybe you're a distributor looking to educate your customers on the many benefits of a Welbee arc welder?

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OTC DAIHEN Welding Torch Model Comparison

Posted by OTC Daihen on December 17, 2020

Customers often ask us about the differences among our three manual welding torch models. We’ve created a handy guide and comparison chart to help you understand the differences and see which one is best for your needs. 

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