A Study of Rotating Arc Sensor Using Fuzzy Controller for$CO_2$ Arc Welding

$CO_2$ 아크 용접에서 퍼지 제어기를 이용한 회전 아크센서에 관한 연구

  • 최영수 (한양대학교 대학원 정밀기계공학과) ;
  • 박현성 (기아자동차 차체 생기팀)
  • Published : 2004.10.01


In automatic welding process using a robot, seam tracking is one of the important parts. Sensor for seam tracking is divided broadly into two categories as non contact sensor and contact sensor. The arc sensor is one of the non contact sensors, and it can be applied in weaving arc and rotating arc welding process. In such the arc sensors, rotating arc sensor can be applied to high speed welding over tens of Hz. The decrease of self regulation by high rotating speed causes to improve accuracy and response of sensor. In this study, fuzzy controller was used to track the seam for the $CO_2$ arc welding which had unstable arc. It could be shown that the rotating arc sensor was better than the weaving arc sensor.


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