APRIL 2022


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Beyond the Welding Line:
Robots and Automotive Assembly

Humans and machines are collaborating on trim lines.—Austin Weber

Spot Welding Metal-Plastic Composites

A new resistance spot welding process can join metal-plastic composites—Pawel Kustron, Ph.D.

Best Practices for Conveyor Maintenance

Timely and proper maintenance is essential for all key conveyor components.—Jim Camillo

Special Interactive Section:

Wire Processing Guide

Special Interactive Section:

How-To Guide


About the cover: For years, carmakers used robots primarily for welding and painting. Final assembly was considered too complex for automation. Now, that is changing. This article reports. Photo courtesy BMW

April 2022

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