2008, our customers have created over a thousand jobs in
paint finishing, opened new facilities, expanded existing
ones, and brought millions in production back to the USA.
Improved paint finishing operations have added greater
than $60 million to their businesses. The average
NAPaint project ROI is less than 5 months. Annual
benefit can exceed $10 million.
robots have a tremendous impact on the efficiency of paint
application processes. But like any tool, it is only as
efficient as the person using it. Robots helpful
characteristics are strength, speed, accuracy, flexibility, repeatability, and endurance. If the owner can utilize these
advantages in an efficient method
of paint application, his or her system can often be more
productive and economical than
other types of paint application.
the sheer complexity of paint robot automation can confound even
the brightest and most experienced installers, integrators, and operators.
But not here. In the integration, set-up, or programming, NA Paint
can get at the root of any system or paint issue quickly and efficiently, to achieve the highest levels of productivity, quality, and
consistency attainable. We will make your
system more productive than the day it was
fully understand the importance of high yields and efficient paint
operations to your business We understand that you may have
already invested substantial resources and time improving your
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DENSITY and RACK DESIGN
part rack design can cut throughput in half, or more. Poor
part rack design can significantly increase the number of defects
in the finished product, reducing yields by 50%. Poor part
rack design alone can reduce the overall productivity of your
system by two-thirds.
design can also affect reliable part grounding, fire safety, and
A small investment in developing
safe and efficient part carriers can pay for itself in a
couple of hours!
robot can move from Point A to Point B at the same speed
repeatedly. To apply paint efficiently and consistently,
more is required. First, the target, including its style, movement,
and location, must be known. Second, the flow rate control of paint
should be accurate, adjustable, and responsive to the application
process. Third, the size and shape
of the spray pattern should be controllable, adjustable, and
responsive to the application process. Fourth, on/off
trigger time for the applicator should be very fast and
repeatable. Fifth, transfer efficiency should be consistent. Lastly,
spray booth conditions ought to remain relatively consistent.
in any of these support systems reduce the overall efficiency of
the paint application process to the extent that it affects the
worst case condition. For example, suppose the flow rate of
dispensed paint cannot be controlled with accuracy. To
prevent light sprays, flow rates must be increased to a level for worst
case. This increase then affects the entire cycle, resulting
in the use of more paint and variations in spray patterns that affect transfer efficiency,
quality and yields.
supply systems can be found on other
pages of this site.
or other paint application automation requires efficient
integration with every other supporting paint process system to
achieve good performance. Achieving the highest quality
finish in the most economical and productive way requires a broad
and special knowledge of paint process equipment and control that typical
control companies and employees do not possess. All systems
must be inter-supporting and set-up for best performance. But
what is the right equipment for your application?
owning and using the best equipment available, without good system
engineering and integration, you may not achieve even an
acceptable level of paint application performance at any cost, and
your system will certainly never achieve the highest level of
performance or productivity.
for any multitude of reasons your robots do not achieve first time
yields and up time in the high ninety percentile range, then your
process can be improved.
ROBOT PROCESS PROGRAMMING
your automation support systems are reliable or not, there is much
that can be done in the programming and set-up of the robot to
increase system utilization and operational efficiency. Once you have
a suitable part carrier, a well designed robot program will increase throughput, quality, and yields dramatically.
Our programmers implement continuous spray path throughout the job cycle maximizes
painting time. Triggering
paint off the part or triggering when no part is present, improper head to target
angles of application, jerky motion, excessive mechanical force in abrupt turn around
points, excessive atomization, and large spray patterns are a few of the control variables that profoundly affect the
operational efficiency of
robot fault, for any reason, can often severely impact both
up-time and first time yields. An efficient paint robot programmer will prevent robot faults associated with
any movements, singularities, line stops, limits, or applicator operation
. Our programmers avoid over rotated and contorted
wrist movements that damage applicator tubing and cables. Turbine flooding, paint spits,
excessive paint build-up, HV faults, color mismatch, lights and
heavies, poor color changes, and crashes are all preventable with
efficient programming and integration.
your automation work during the entire job space, or does it sit
idle half the time?
two or more robots paint the same target, with perhaps door
openers incorporated, a well conceived and orchestrated
application program can have a dramatic impact on overall process
efficiency and quality.
systems can be extremely useful in detecting and confirming part
present and style and have long been used in automatic finishing
systems for this purpose. NA Paint designs, installs, and
integrates this type of vision system into virtually any paint
addition to part present and style, vision systems can now be used
with many paint robots to detect absolute part position on the
carrier in 3 dimensions, transmitting any linear or rotational
displacement offset to the robot for automatic correction.
NA Paint can design, install, integrate, and program this type of
vision system into most robot paint systems.
ROBOTS and EQUIPMENT SUPPORTED
Fanuc Paint Mate 200iA - Dispensing, Painting Automation.
Fanuc Paint Mate 200iA/5L - Dispensing, Painting, Coating Automation.
Fanuc P-10, Fanuc P10 – Door Opener, Painting Automation.
Fanuc P-15, Fanuc P15 – Hood/Deck Opener, Painting Automation.
Fanuc P-50, Fanuc P50, Fanuc P-50i, Fanuc
P50i - Bonding, Sealing. Painting Automation. RJ3 Controller
Fanuc P-50iA, Fanuc P50iA, Fanuc P-50
iA - Dispensing, Painting, Coating Automation. RJ3iB Controller
Fanuc P-100, Fanuc P100 - Dispensing, Painting, Coat Automation.
RJ Controller or RJ2 Controller
Fanuc P-120, Fanuc P120 – Material Handling.
R-J2 Controller or R-J3 Controller
Fanuc P-145, Fanuc P145 - Dispensing, Painting Automation. RJ2 Controller, RJ3 Controller, or
Fanuc P-155, Fanuc P155 - Bonding, Sealing, Dispensing, Painting Automation.
R-J Controller or RJ2 Controller
Fanuc P-200, Fanuc P200 - Bonder, Sealer. RJ2 Controller or RJ3 Controller
Fanuc P-200E, Fanuc P200E - Dispensing, Painting Automation. RJ3iB Controller
Fanuc P-200T, Fanuc P200T - Bonder, Sealer, Cleanroom, Dispensing. RJ2 Controller or RJ3 Controller
Fanuc P-250iA, Fanuc P250iA, P250 - Cleanroom, Dispensing, Paint Automation. RJ3iC Controller
Fanuc P-250iA/10S, Fanuc P250iA/10S - Dispensing, Paint Automation. RJ3iC Controller
Fanuc P-250iA/15, Fanuc P250iA/15 - Bonding, Sealing, Dispensing, Paint Automation. RJ3iC Controller
Fanuc P-250iA/15T, Fanuc P250iA/15T - Bonder, Sealer, Dispensing, Paint Automation. RJ3iA Controller
Fanuc P-500, Fanuc P500, P-500iA, P500iA - Paint Automation. RJ3iB Controller
AccuChop, AccuAir, AccuStat, Integral Pump Control ICP, ServoBell
and SpeedDock.PaintTool, PaintPRO, RoboGuide, PaintWorks, WinTPE.
ABB Tralfa TR-5000,
ME502 - Paint Robot. C5.3
Controller or C5.3B Controller.
ABB IRB 540, ABB IRB540, ABB IRB 540-12, ABB
IRB540-12 - Paint Robot. S4P, S4P Plus, or IRC5P
ABB IRB 580, ABB IRB580 - Painting Robot. S4P
Controller, S4P+ Controller, S4C, or IRC5 P Controller.
ABB IRB 52, ABB IRB52 - Painting Robot. IRC 5P
ABB IRB 5300,
IRB5300 - Door Opener. S4C Controller.
ABB IRB 5400, ABB IRB5400 - Painting Robot. S4P, S4P+, S4C, or IRC5P
ABB IRB 5400-02, ABB IRB5400-02, ABB IRB 5400-03,
ABB IRB5400-03 - S4P, S4P Plus, or IRC5P Controller.
IRB 5400-04, ABB IRB 5400-04, ABB IRB 5400-12, ABB
IRB5400-12 - S4P, S4P Plus, or IRC5P Controller.
IRB 5400-22, ABB IRB5400-22, ABB IRB 5400-24, ABB
IRB5400-24 - S4P, S4P Plus, or IRC5P Controller.
ABB IRB 5402, ABB IRB5402 - Paint Robot. S4P or S4P Plus
ABB IRB 5403, ABB IRB5403 - Paint Robot. S4P or S4P Plus
ABB IRB 5500, ABB IRB5500 – Paint Robot. IRC5P
RobView, Integrated Process System IPS, RobotStudio, simulation.
TRP500, TRP-501, TRP501, TRP-502, TRP502, TRP-DP,
single and dual head/purge spray gun, PPH 707 SB
bell, EC 35, EC 50, EX 65 Hi-TE, Range 7
Fiber Optic Bell Speed Control, BSC 100, BSC100, BSC 605, GN
3002 (GN3002) GN 4002 (GN4002), GN 5002
(GN5002), PPH707 test stand, etc.
ES19NE, FS40R, EFC Mini Gun, EFC 100, UP
200 High Voltage Power Supply, etc.
Ransburg RMA 202, RMA 303 Direct Charge Rotary Atomizer, RMA202, RMA303
Indirect Charge, Aerobell 33, Aerobell33, Evolver, Evolver SE, AGMD, REA 90,
REA90, REA 900A, REA 9000W, AquaBlock, AquaTank, TurboDisk, AdaptaFlow,
DynaFlow, RCS Gear Pump, RansFlow, PulseTrack, Etc.
Graco ProMix, Pro Mix 2KS, 3KS, 2KE, PrecisionMix, PMix, P-Mix, Precision Mix II.
Platforms Allen Bradley PLC-3, PLC-5, SLC-500, PLC3, PLC5, SLC500,
1000-1100-1200-140-1500, CompactLogix 1768/1769, Controllogix
5000/1756, Schneider Modicon Quantum, Modicon Premium, Modicon
M340, Momentum, Mitsubishi L Series MELSEC L, Q Sereis, Siemans
SIMATIC S7 200-300-400-1200, Siemans LOGO, AutomationDirect
Productivity3000, DirectLogic, CLICK, AC500, AC 500, OMRON
Ethernet IP, Data Highway, DeviceNet, ControlNet, Profibus, Modbus,
CC-Link, Genius, Remote IO, WonderWare, Visual Basic, C++, RS
Logix, RS View, FactoryTalk, ConCept, ProWorx 32, ProWorx32, etc.