WRAPS System: A Tool for Welding Robot Adaptive Programming and Simulation

  • K. H. Goh
  • J. E. Middle


This paper discusses the development and application of an off-line programming tool proposed for welding-process procedure simulation and for off-line programming of adaptive robotic arc welding. Currently, WRAPS is a low-cost system being implemented on a modest microcomputer. Research and development is aimed at generating a robot welding program with optimized weld parameter selection and adaptive capabilities and communicated directly to a robot. Weld-data generation for the robot program is retrieved automatically from a database.


Welding Process Welding Parameter Weld Quality Welding Procedure Welding Torch 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. H. Goh
    • 1
  • J. E. Middle
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Engineering ProductionLoughborough University of TechnologyLoughborough, LeicestershireUK

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