Cleaning and Phosphatising Robot Housing Components
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Replacing aluminium with spheroidal graphite cast iron led to new challenges for parts cleaning at a robot manufacturer. The problems were solved by a water-based system in which the robot parts are not only cleaned but also iron phosphatised.
With a market share of around 50 percent, the company Kuka Roboter GmbH in Augsburg, Germany, is the largest robot manufacturer in Europe, and business is booming as there is an ever-growing demand for robots. Robots are increasingly being recognised as the most flexible machines for automation solutions, not only in the automotive industry but also in many other sectors.