24 January 2022

Anthropomorphic robotic tagging station for Acindar’s finishing end area in Argentina

ArcelorMittal Acindar and AIC team will integrate an automation robotic tagging station for the rolling mill finishing end area at the Villa Constitución site in Argentina.

Leveraging AIC’s unparalleled expertise in robotics technologies, the artificial vision package embedded will identify the most suitable coordinates (nearby the center of the profile) for labelling and welding on the bundle tail. Moreover, exchanging data with PLC will be helpful in autonomously to decide the repositioning or any second welding, if tags will not fitted the set perimeter or will be missed. In the out-turn, product traceability and readability will be optimized, avoiding unnecessary manual operations, errors in tagging and plant shutdowns.
A safer operating area will be insured by the safety logic with smart electric locks linked to the automation system. In fact, the goal in adopting this solution is to reduce risk factors to a large extent: robots can handle the most tedious and dangerous manufacturing applications to keep your workers safe, ensuring a short cycle time in a compact footprint.

The first stages have been expected for Summer 2022 and it will be the first AIC robotic application for the South American market.

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