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1. (WO2018100081) JOINING STATION AND JOINING METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/100081    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/081019
Publication Date: Fri Jun 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Dec 01 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: B23P 21/00
B62D 65/02
B65G 35/06
Applicants: KUKA SYSTEMS GMBH
Inventors: FISCHER, Wolfgang
PROKSCH, Karl-Heinz
Title: JOINING STATION AND JOINING METHOD
Abstract:
The invention relates to a joining station (2), in particular a framing station, and to a method for joining workpieces (44), in particular bodywork parts, at a process location (3) by means of interchangeable clamping frames (10) which are fed along a curved transporting path (12) by means of a transporting device (6) having a guide device (17) and a supporting means (18). The workpieces (44) are transported along a transfer line by a conveying means (45) and are fed into the joining station (2) of the process location (3), wherein the joining station (2) has a process device (5) with a processor (36) in the region of the process location (3). A processor (36) and/or a feeding device (40) for further components (9) are/is arranged in a region (46) between the conveying means (45) and the curved conveying path (12), said region being adjacent to the process location (3).