Low-cost robots pinch body and fender
Hirotec America Inc.
What: Hirotec robotic rear wheelhouse roller hemming system
Innovation: Wheelhouse hemming pinches together the edges of a vehicle’s underbody and fender. Hirotec’s robots read the vehicle without complex machine vision. And one robot station can achieve high-quality, low-cost hems on various vehicles.
First customer: Cadillac CTS coupe, 2009
Web site: hirotecamerica.com/wheelhouse_roller_hemming.html