New to the market is the Industry 4.0 EVO Series, a range of compact systems, initially in 200 Amp auto range. These systems are small, light and handy and offer a high-resolution colour display, multilingual intuitive operator guidance with a colour touch interface, or alternative operation using a membrane keyboard, stable operating system (without loss of data during power outages and quickly ready for use again), data transfer via USB, LAN and WLAN, fault analysis program, manufacturer support via remote maintenance, optionally mountable cooling units, and more. Depending on the model, systems may be equipped with different features. Individual features can be added for an additional charge.
The EVO 200 WP, for example, has a standard Turbo Purge function. When the Turbo Purge function is activated, the cassette welding head is purged with an increased amount of gas (setting via the analogue rotary control on the controller and digital display). Shortly before the welding process, the amount of gas is reduced to the amount required for the cassette weld head. This considerably shortens the welding process and achieves better welding results by precisely controlling the amount of gas.
For the optional digital Turbo Purge feature, the gas flow is continuously measured and regulated by a gas flow controller. The amount of gas is digitally set on the display and saved in the programme for future welds. With high productivity, the cassette weld head can be preserved by activating the permanent gas function to extend the service life of the tungsten electrodes.