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Sanding and polishing are crucial processes for surface preparation, finishing, and enhancement in various industries.

At Augmentus, we specialize in automating these complex processes, offering cutting-edge robotic sanding and polishing solutions that enhance efficiency, precision, and safety.

What is Robotic Sanding and Polishing?

Robotic sanding involves using automated systems to direct sanding tools onto a surface to smooth or prepare it. Similarly, robotic polishing uses automated systems to achieve a high-quality finish. Unlike traditional methods, robotic sanding and polishing ensure consistent quality and can handle complex geometries with ease. Our robotic sanding solutions and robotic polishing systems are designed to meet the highest industry standards.

Advantages of Robotic Sanding and Polishing

  • Precision and Consistency

    Our robotic sanding systems deliver unparalleled accuracy, ensuring uniform surface treatment and finishing every time.

  • Minimize Downtime

    Our no-code programming only takes minutes instead of days to program, significantly reducing the need for manual intervention and maintenance. This translates to increased productivity and efficiency in both automated sanding and polishing applications.

  • Cost-Effectiveness

    Automated sanding and polishing systems reduce labor costs and increase throughput, providing a faster return on investment.

  • Improved Safety

    Automation minimizes human exposure to hazardous environments, reducing the risk of injury in both sanding and polishing processes.

Augmentus' Robotic Sanding and Polishing Solutions

At Augmentus, we offer state-of-the-art robotic sanding and polishing systems designed to meet the needs of various industries. Our solutions feature advanced 3D vision and automated tool-path generation technology, ensuring optimal performance and ease of use.

  • 3D Scanning for Large & Complex Shapes

    Augmentus system 3D scans parts with up to 0.1mm accuracy to generate a digital twin of the workpiece and environment. For parts with complex geometry, Augmentus automatically stitches multiple scans from different angles.

  • Automated Robot Path Generation with Force Compliance

    Automatically creates an optimized path to visualize and allow the robot to follow for sanding and polishing processes. This technology enhances efficiency and precision coverage of the workpiece.

  • Edge Detection on 3D Scan

    Our system features advanced edge detection on 3D scans, allowing precise identification of edges and contours. This ensures the robotic sanding arm and polishing robot can navigate complex geometries with accuracy, improving the quality and consistency of the finish.

  • Part-to-part Deviation Compensation

    With Augmentus, you gain the ability to compensate for deviations automatically and effectively, ensuring precision and quality in your manufacturing process.

  • Synchronous Motion with External Axes

    Supports synchronous motion with external axes, allowing simultaneous movement of the robotic sanding and polishing arms and external axes. This allows the system to handle more complex tasks, improve flexibility, and optimize the workspace.

Learn more about our Scan to Finish Robotics System

Applications of Robotic Sanding and Polishing

Our robotic sanding and polishing solutions are versatile and can be applied across a range of industries:

  • Automotive

    Surface preparation before painting and coating of automotive parts like tire rims and body panels. Robotic sanding and polishing ensure high-quality finishes in the automotive industry.

  • Aerospace

    Precision polishing and sanding of aircraft components for optimal aerodynamic performance. Robotic sanding and robotic polishing systems are essential for maintaining high standards in aerospace manufacturing

  • Woodworking

    Robotic sanding for woodworking applications ensures smooth finishes on wooden furniture and fixtures. Our robotic sanding and polishing systems provide the perfect solutions for the woodworking industry.

  • Industrial Manufacturing

    Surface preparation and finishing for heavy machinery and equipment. Our automated sanding and polishing systems are designed to meet the demands of industrial manufacturing.

Why Choose Augmentus for Robotic Sanding and Polishing?

Augmentus stands out in the field of sanding and polishing automation due to our commitment to innovation and quality.

  • Advanced Technology

    Our systems are equipped with the latest in 3D vision and automation technology.

  • Customization

    We tailor our solutions to meet the specific needs of each manufacturer. Whether you need a sanding robot or a robot precision polishing system, we can provide the perfect solution.

  • Proven Success

    Our track record of successful implementations and satisfied clients speaks for itself.

See some of our use-cases here.

Get Started with Augmentus

Ready to take your sanding and polishing operations with your robotic sander to the next level? Contact us today to schedule a consultation and see our robotic sanding and polishing systems in action. Our team of experts is here to help you find the perfect solution for your needs.

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FAQ

  • What materials can your robotic sanding and polishing systems handle?

    Our systems are compatible with a wide range of materials, including wood, metal, and composites, making them ideal for various industrial applications. Our robotic sanding systems and robotic polishing systems are versatile and adaptable.

  • Can your systems be integrated into existing production lines?

    Have an existing robotic sanding machine or a robotic sanding cell? Yes, our robotic sanding and polishing systems are designed for seamless integration into existing workflows. Contact us by clicking here to learn how you can incorporate our systems into your processes, enhancing efficiency and productivity without disrupting your current operations.

  • How does the 3D vision system improve the sanding and polishing process?

    The 3D vision system ensures precise targeting and consistent coverage, even on complex geometries. The system is also able to inspect post-processed parts to ensure satisfactory outcomes, such as defect detection and uniform coverage, and can auto-generate robot toolpaths for areas that have failed production requirements.

  • What kind of maintenance do your robotic sanding and polishing systems require?

    Our systems are designed for low maintenance, with user-friendly interfaces and dedicated 24/7 technical support to ensure smooth operation. Whether you are using a robotic sanding arm or a robotic polishing machine, our systems are built for reliability and ease of use.

  • Does your robotic system work for other applications?

    Absolutely. Our system is designed to excel in high-mix and complex manufacturing environments. It is versatile and can be applied to various processes including welding, sandblasting, thermal spray, shot peening, painting/coating, grinding, and many more. If you’d like to learn more about our scan to weld robotics, click here.