Chief Elektron Fusion Technologies introduces worry-free welding with the collision repair industry’s first fully automatic spot welding system: TrueAutoMode™. TrueAutoMode automates the welding process to provide perfect, OEM-approved spot welds every time.
TrueAutoMode automatically detects which tools (electrodes and arms) are in use and makes any necessary adjustments as it welds. This saves considerable time over other “automatic” welders that require technicians to stop and program the welder every time they change tips. Some systems also require the technician to enter additional information, such as the vehicle being repaired, sheet thickness and/or the type of weld. Leaving it to the technician to input all this information leads to the possibility of errors, as well as a loss of productivity. But with TrueAutoMode, the technician can just turn it on and start welding.
TrueAutoMode measures weld resistance approximately 1,000 times per second and automatically adjusts current level, weld time and clamp pressure as needed. It provides instant feedback to the technician if there’s a bad weld and can log every weld. At the end of a job, a TrueAutoMode driven Chief Elektron Fusion Technologies welder can print out a report that includes information on the settings, messages and actual weld parameters of every weld, enabling a shop to easily document that its welds were made correctly.