Wixom, Michigan – Amada Miyachi America, a manufacturer of resistance welding, laser welding, marking, cutting, and micro machining equipment and systems, has updated its Detroit-area Midwest Applications Lab in Wixom. The updated facility features 5,500ft2 of laboratory space devoted to application development services for welding, marking, ablation, scribing, and texturing of metals and plastics. Also on site is an expanded metallurgical lab for examining laser or resistance welds to analyze weld penetration and joint quality.
Amada Miyachi application experts are on hand to work with customers to develop next-generation joining or marking processes for automotive and electric vehicle battery production and joining of cells.
The expanded lab facility offers expertise and access to equipment so customers do not have to tie up their existing production facilities.
The new application technical center is headed by senior applications engineer Wes Buckley, who has 38 years of process experience in lasers and has worked at the existing laboratory for more than a decade. He is joined by three experienced technical experts, all who have worked closely with major automotive, medical, and aerospace companies. Recent projects include systems with galvo delivery for joining automotive battery cells for the electric vehicle market.
The expanded technical center is located at:
- 50384 Dennis Court
- Wixom, MI 48393