Trimming Robot Customer:

Thistle Rose

Qualified and professional automotive engineering with a pedigree in design

Trimming Robot for Camper conversions

Robotic trimming usually required a spindle tool to perform multiple tasks. Trimming and Material Removal applications consist of multiple operations that vary with the application, some of the most common operations are: deburring, grinding, polishing or finishing, laser cutting, waterjet cutting, trimming and sewing.

When you decide to buy a robot to perform any material removal, you will require to know the payloads, configuration available, performance, work envelopes, mounted models, and the tooling you will require.

Trimming & Milling Case

Brief: The client was Thistle Rose Leisure a company based in Skipton providing camper and other conversion services for vans and vehicles with an accumulated experience of fifty years. They were searching for a milling solution to carry out the fabrication of the panels used in the process of the vehicle conversions and opted for a KRC2 Edition 5 KR210 robot. They also supplied the Tool Rack, Spindle, Inverter, pneumatic valves and piping for the installation pre-installed on the robot.

Scope Description in Detail:

Robot: The company purchased the robot for cutting & milling directly from the manufacturer. Phoenix carried out the electrical and software design studies for the mechanical and electrical integration of the complete cell including the control panel and the commissioning of the industrial robot, spindle, and tool change.

Installation and Commissioning:

  • Installation of the trimming robot, control panel, and tool rack.
  • The installation of all the cable trunking and containment.
  • The electrical connection of the cell control panel
  • Commissioning of the robot cutting & milling, spindle and tool rack (mastering, inverter parameters and testing).
  • The configuration and testing of the SPS.SUB for automatic operation with the cell control push buttons.
  • Ongoing customer support following the commissioning.


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