Fixture Design and Build
When it comes to production welding or welding automation, it is easy to argue that fixturing is the most important aspect of any successful system. All good welding fixtures allow for proper part fit-up and are easy to use, but fixtures can also increase quality by reducing burn through and stress cracks. MESH designs and builds fixturing for both manual and automatic welding purposes along with grinding and finishing. MESH’s specializes in fixtures that are heavy duty, easy to maintain, operator friendly and provide precise part fit-up or holding. MESH can also incorporate methods of quick-change tooling. Whether you want to improve a basic manual welding process or need advanced fixturing for automation, MESH is a great source for your fixturing needs.
Advantages MESH offers are customized and heavy-duty fixtures that are designed to be easily maintained and used 24/7/365 and produce reliable results for years.
MESH Solutions for Fixturing
Having good fixturing to produce parts often reduces the set-up time as much as 50%. This is not to mention the increased quality and decreased re-work, an expensive, frustrating and time-consuming task. MESH has years of fixture experience, not only for welding but other processes such as grinding as well.
MESH’s solutions are highly reliable, flexible and durable and MESH focuses on making loading and unloading as easy and ergonomic as possible on every fixture design.
MESH Automation Solutions
MESH builds fixtures for any part from small, fragile glass medical vials up to enormous castings. MESH can accommodate a variety of work holding including manual, pneumatic, magnetic, hydraulic or servo work-holding into fixturing. Additionally, MESH can accommodate a variety of sensors. Often components that make contact with the part are made of hardened steel for longevity, or a softer material to prevent any damage. MESH also has extensive experience with coatings and can recommend a fixture coating that will reduce spatter build-up and increase fixture longevity.
Our fixturing solutions focus on innovative, but proven designs. We factor in aspects like the process being used on the fixture, current quality issues, part size, material type, and the cost savings with labor and rework to develop a fixture that will get your company a decent ROI.
While every business has its own needs, MESH Automation recognizes basic engineering solutions that often work across the board for different industries. For this reason our highly experienced team of engineers has developed a number of pre-engineered solutions that meet incredibly varied needs, from manual operations to automated robotics. So, instead of starting totally from scratch, many of our customers are able to get going with high-tech equipment that has already been tested and is ready to go.
It doesn’t matter how simple or complex your needs are, our engineers will focus on every detail to make sure the fixturing solution we develop is tailored specifically for your manufacturing operation. Contact us and we will suggest ways to help you improve productivity that will boost your bottom line.