The KR QUANTEC: its presentation.
KUKA robots: the KR QUANTEC for welding and handling for Hyundai and Kia
On account of the positive experience gained in previous cooperation, Korean automotive supplier SEOJIN Industrial, which manufactures for Hyundai and Kia, among others, has placed a major order with KUKA: 185 KUKA robots, mainly from the KR QUANTEC series, will soon be used in Korea for welding and handling tasks.
The South Korean plants in Hwaseong and Gwangju for Automotive
The robot KR IONTEC KUKA series. (photo: KUKA)The Korean company SEOJIN Industrial is supplementing its decades of experience with the latest technologies and automated production. Starting next year, the automotive supplier will be using more than 185 KUKA robots at its Hwaseong and Gwangju plants to manufacture car parts for customers such as Hyundai and Kia.
In Hwaseong, KUKA is to install 105 KR QUANTEC robots, which will be used primarily for spot welding and handling tasks. The Gwangju plant will be equipped with 80 KUKA robots from the KR QUANTEC and KR IONTEC series. The foundation for the order in the single-digit million euro range was the very positive experience that SEOJIN has already gained with technology and service from KUKA since 2017. The order was booked in the second quarter of 2020.
The KR QUANTEC line
The KR QUANTEC portfolio was developed with KUKA’s decades-long experience in automation as a base. The result: a reliable, versatile and efficient high-quality solution for production environment. Customers benefit from the uniquely wide range of possible applications using KR QUANTEC robots that deliver striking performance, cost-effectiveness and flexibility.
A slimmer modular system supplies flexible robots that are well-matched to their tasks, have fast delivery times and provide a low total cost of ownership – largely through optimized maintenance and a reduced number of spare parts. The robot portfolio also offers the capability to upgrade payloads in the field and deliver ideal process quality through Motion Modes. These software add-ons make the KR QUANTEC a highly flexible machine and secure your future investment in production operations.