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Cold-rolling bimetal welding system

KEY DATA (machine components):

  • Beckhoff Embedded PC control system with TwinCAT PLC
  • 15“ touch-screen operating panel
  • Beckhoff TwinSAFE safety technology
  • SEW-Eurodrive drive technology
  • Trumpf laser-welding system (TruLaser Cell 1100)
  • Production speed 15-20 -/min


  • Compilation of engineering concept
  • Project planning
  • Performance specification
  • Drive design, interface specification
  • Welding process
  • Wiring diagrams
  • Operation manuals, servicing plans

Software development

  • PLC programming according to IEC 61131-3
  • Visualisation

Control installation

  • Control cabinet construction
  • Plant installation and commissioning
  • Process optimisation together with customer

Plant handover

  • Training and production support


Short project description:

The plant serves to manufacture bimetals for the sawing and cutting industries.

The soft carrier web is unwound over a reel and joined with a hard metal wire. The two materials are securely welded together using a Trumpf laser. The welded bimetal is then again wound over a reel using drawing units. The customer can specify whether the bimetal is wound straight or in a customisable pattern. After the welding process, the product is heated in a furnace to harden the material.

The sawing and cutting industry uses the hard metal side of the ribbon for a wide range of cuts and polishes (saws, knives, etc.).