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Welding Machines Business History

An overview of Tada Electric Co., Ltd.'s Welding Machine Business history spanning more than half a century.

Welding Machine Business (Industrial Apparatus Works : Hyogo)

1955 Began delivery of three-phase, low-frequency welding machines.
1970 Began delivery of mash seam welding machines for steel processing lines.
1971 Began delivery of flash-butt welding machines for steel processing lines.
1974 Developed electron-beam welding machines.
1976 Developed a flash-butt welding machine with rectangular-wave power supply.
1979 Developed the world's highest output EBM (120kW).
Began delivery of the world's fastest fully automatic flash-butt welding machine (NMW).
1980 Successfully developed, commercialized and supplied the world's first slab-edge heater.
1981 Began delivery of packaged (fully assembled, transportable) EBM.
1982 Began delivery of DC mash seam welding machine.
1983 Began delivery of the world's first high-output (5kW) CO2 laser welding machine for steel processing lines.
1986 Completed development of moving-gun high-output EBM.
1987 Completed development of laser welding machine for ultrathin strip lines.
1990 Completed development of the world's highest output moving-gun EBM (150kW).
1994 Began delivery of the first continuous-exhaust (cassette) EBM.
1995 Began delivery of the world's first hot-bar joining induction heater (1kHz, 5,200kW).
1996 Developed and began delivery of new flash-butt welding machines (NMW-C).
Began delivery of the first 300W EBM for microjoining.
1997 Began delivery of ETL reflow equipment (120kHz, 1,800kW).
Implemented the first application of the 300W EBM, mass-produced for microjoining to a crystal oscillator.
1998 Began delivery of the newly developed type-C edge heater (300Hz, 4,900kW).
Began delivery of the first continuous-exhaust shuttle EBM.
Received order and delivered first large-cassette EBM for A/T.
1999 Began delivery of hot-bar induction heaters (1.4kHz, 17.2MW).
Began delivery of an EBM system for hybrid vehicle secondary batteries.
2000 Began delivery of the CO2 laser welding machine (Type KII) for tailored blanks.
2001 Transferred welding machine business from Mitsubishi Electric Corporation.
2002 Began delivery of the YAG laser tailored-blank welding machine.
2004 Began delivery of the uniform-heating induction heater (10.5MW, 150Hz) with U-shaped iron core for steel process lines.
2005 Developed e-Flush mirror finishing machine.
Began delivery of the new (space-saving, high-performance) CO2 laser welding machine for steel processing lines.
2006 Developed fiber-laser welding machine for steel processing lines.
2007 Developed and began delivery of the world's first fiber-laser welding machine.
2011 Developed FPC-EBM.
2012 Developed and began delivery of the world's first disk-laser welding machine.
2013 Developed new 150kV high-voltage electron beam.