ETG has industry-leading joining expertise with all of the knowledge and relevant experience to encompass all joining techniques. Whether the process being considered is SPR, RSW, FDS, MiG, TiG, CMT or sealing and adhesive applications, ETG can provide the support and assistance you require from process development through to implementation and post-launch support.
The framing stage of car body manufacture is at the core of the BIW manufacturing process where the geometry of the framed car body is determined and the repeatability of the system being intrinsic to the quality of the end product.
From low-volume manually-operated gate arrangements through to high-volume fully automated systems combining multi-model auto-change capability, ETG can design, manufacture and install framing systems to suit specific client requirements and have done so for some of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers!
Whether the requirement is for a simple manually loaded single fixture welding cell through to fully automated multi-model flexible robotic welding cells, ETG can provide the expertise required from concept engineering, through design, manufacture, installation, commissioning and post-launch support.
ETG has provided prototype tooling to numerous automotive manufacturers and in some cases, even the skilled resource to build the prototype assemblies through the tooling. We can provide various types of prototype tooling concepts from dedicated tools to flexible quick turnaround arrangements to suit the individual client’s requirements, whatever they may be!
Roller hemming, primarily used for closure assemblies, offers a predominantly more flexible and often a more cost-effective alternative to the traditional tabletop hemming method. ETG can offer robot-mounted roller-hemming systems from initial feasibility and concept engineering, through design, manufacture, installation, commissioning and post-launch support.
From initial concept engineering through the full engineering design and simulation process, complete manufacture, installation, commissioning and ongoing service support beyond job 1, ETG can provide the full turnkey partnership required.
At Expert, we can offer the full range of services and technologies required to support the complete body assembly process. From individual sub-assembly cells through underbody, bodysides, framing, re-spot, roof fit, closures or cladding.
Whether the requirement is to integrate a model year change or introduce an additional derivative into an existing facility or to provide for a completely new bodyshop, our expertise and experience can support throughout.
The team at ETG have the expertise and experience to provide right support for re-spot, re-rivet and re-weld lines whether the requirement is for a new facility or integrating changes into an existing line. ETG can provide the full turnkey package to support your needs!
With many years of specialist BIW assembly tooling experience to draw upon, ETG can provide tooling solutions for all applications. Whether the requirement is for a simple manual tool or a complex fully automated assembly fixture, we can provide the right solution.