Construction

Manufacturers in the construction industry have come to expect the best performing robotic solutions available globally.

Mexx Engineering is one of the few robotics and automation companies in Australia. We are known for designing and manufacturing complete lines that are built to handle a range of functions from upstream processing, sorting and packing through to the end of line palletisation.

Mexx Engineering can streamline the construction industry using innovative and versatile systems such as:

  • Automated Test Lab System
  • Robotic Weld Cell
  • Robotic Paint Booth
  • Vision System

Our top-of-the-line robotic systems can accelerate and streamline all these processes through:

  • Custom Design
  • Custom Automation

The implementation of robotic automation within the construction industry offers incredible potential for improved safety, quality and productivity by enhancing process monitoring and control.

With a high number of fully automated robotic systems, construction parts and materials will become much more consistent, and with more top quality. By removing human error and unpredictability out of the equation, a fully automated machine is advantageous, especially in improving speed, efficiency and repeatability. By doing so, we also cut down waste from human mistakes and ensure overall quality.

KEY FEATURES OF MEXX WELD CELL:

  • Rotary axis coordinated with a welding robot
  • The system contains dedicated in feed table or cut pipe from 1m-3m
  • Notification light tower and alarm to notify the operator of the cell status and material outages.
  • Operator interface through Robot Teach Pendant.
  • System safety interlocked and guarded as per Australian and New Zealand Standards
  • The system contains fixed part loading locations for each of the parts to be welded
  • Dedicated trolley with automatic locating points for finished products

The Robotic Weld Cell 

The MexxWeld, welding cell system is movable by forklift via its integrated folk tines. Once in place and connected it is ready to start operating, this is within minutes of delivery.  The Mexxweld has fully enclosed work areas, which ensures safety. The internal weld curtains ensure operators are protected from weld arc on the 2nd bay. The doors are opened automatically ensuring maximum production output. The robot is always welding at a high production rate.

Mexx Engineering developed a series of standard welding cells (MexxWeld) which have several variants of fixed and rotary tables with various configurations of:

  • RK/RDK - Rotary Table (1200mm x 1800mm to 1400mm x 4000mm)
  • FX – Large Fixed Table (2100mm x 900mm) and
  • RD – Rotary Table (1800mm x 700mm)

We can also design, build and install single and multi-robotic systems, other than welding cells and automated systems – resulting in an automated system with special purpose machines and robotic cells.

 Applications of robotic welding cells can include:

  • Construction
  • Steel pipes
  • Car manufacturing
  • Arc welding
  • Industrial welding
  • Plasma arc welding
  • MIG (metal/inert gas) welding
  • TIC (tungsten inert gas) welding
 

MexxWeld Cell (RD-RD-K 2600)

MexxWeld Cell (RD-RD-K 1520)

MexxWeld Cell (FX-RD)

The Robotic Painting Booth

The Robotic Painting System is capable of increasing finishing quality, whilst delivering higher production speeds and productivity. It is easy to install and program, and the robots deliver the same high-quality finish time after time without issues such as operators becoming tired or repetitive motion injuries. 

Applications of robotic painting booth can include:

  • Aviation & Aerospace
  • Construction
  • Car manufacturing
  • Automotive repair
  • Industrial spray painting

Robot painting produces top quality results. Industrial painting robots can apply substances without leaving behind drips, inconsistencies and overspray. Paint and coatings are applied precisely and consistently.

Industrial painting robots can provide extraordinary part convenience. Robotic arms are slender and widespread, thus enabling them to be installed in several locations such as a shelf, wall, roof or rail. It also allows for even greater flexibility and reaches.

The ability to lift and maneuver heavy loads, perform repetitive and hazardous drilling, milling, bending, stamping and cutting operations and their ability to work in ever-changing environments makes automotive systems and robotics indispensable within the metals industry. 

Mexx Engineering can assist manufacturers in producing quality work with faster turnaround periods.

KEY FEATURES OF A ROBOTIC PAINT BOOTH SYSTEM

  • ABB Robot
  • Integrated bake oven
  • Custom spray booth with dry medium air filtration
  • Temperature controlled paint booth to maintain consistent paint environment all year round
  • The integrated automatic indexing system
  • Notification light tower and alarm to notify the operator of the cell status and material outages.
  • Operator interface through HMI
  • System safety interlocked and guarded as per Australian and New Zealand Standards

Benefits of robotic painting and welding system

The benefits of integrating robotic painting booth and robotic welding cells within an automated construction process include:

  • Increased painting or welding output
  • Repeatable finished product
  • Less work-related injuries
  • Increased reliability, quality and consistency in painted or welded products
  • A greater competitive edge through quality guarantee