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Hawk Technology Robotic Material Handling System

Robotic Material Handling System

  • Over 550lb load handling capacity
  • Accurately Palletizes parts from machining center to 5 unique bins based on part size.
  • Increased efficiency over 35% for the process it replaced
  • Intelligent feedback provides 99% uptime, and 95% quality increase
  • Runs 3 shifts 22hrs per day 6 days per week
  • Includes vision inspection, and laser ablation cleaning system
  • Includes RFID labeling technology
Hawk Robotic Welding System – Large Vessel Weldments

Robotic Welding System – Large Vessel Weldments

  • Automatic Seam Finding and Tracking
  • 50’ pipe sections, 24” to 96” diameters
  • All tooling and automation custom engineered for this solution to optimize efficiency
  • 44% efficiency improvement
  • 35% quality improvement
  • Virtually eliminated all rework on code welds
  • Greatly increased operator safety risk
  • 99% employee injury reduction
  • Increased sales volume by 15% in the first month
  • 4 month ROI
Smart Tooling – Tack Welding Fixture

Smart Tooling – Tack Welding Fixture

  • Manual, Semi-Automatic, and Automatic clamping modes
  • Clamps with force and positioner sensors to ensure an in tolerance part everytime
  • Tool comes with 15” color touch screen display
  • Display allows for operator input and shift notes, etc for engineering
  • Display allows for Work instructions for every step of the build process
  • Each load sequence displays a picture for the operator to reference
  • Tool verifies part presence/absence/and correct fit for each process step
  • Tool tracks number of welds placed, and number of inches of weld for each step
  • 55% efficiency increase
  • 95% rework reduction
  • 8 month ROI
Complete manufacturing transfer line – ROPS cab manufacturing

Complete manufacturing transfer line – ROPS cab manufacturing

  • Manufacturing of all sub components
  • Sub Component Tack fixtures auto loaded into sub welding robots
  • Sub Component Welding robots auto unloaded into final welding robots
  • Final welding robots auto unloaded into paint line
  • 9 month ROI
  • Complete cab weldment every 24-30 minutes depending on options
  • 6 of these lines installed in North America in the last 4 years
Material Handling Robot with Plasma Arc Welding

Material Handling Robot with Plasma Arc Welding

  • Produces 1 part every 12 seconds
  • Intuitive Recipe based programming capabilities
  • 12" full color HMI touch screen
  • Automated infeed and outfeed with vision sensing
  • RIA Compliant
Robotic Material Handling Bushing Press

Robotic Material Handling Bushing Press

  • Press forces up to 50,000 lbs
  • Automatically presses 14 bushings per cycle
  • Automatic magazine bushing feeder
  • Automatic bushing arbor tool change
  • Servo controlled bushing press (no hydraulics)
  • Full color HMI w/intuitive recipe based programming
Automated Pull Tester

Automated Pull Tester

  • Provides up to 144,000lbs of pull force
  • Accurately measures stress/strain within +/-.001"
  • Automatic part reject capabilities
  • Automatic data reporting to plant network
Tack Welding Fixture with Hydraulic Clamping

Tack Welding Fixture with Hydraulic Clamping

  • Locates 126 individual pieces
  • 44 hydraulic cylinders with 12 sequences
  • Hawk Technology Ltd Patented tooling ball system
Tack Welding Fixture with Pneumatic Clamping

Tack Welding Fixture with Pneumatic Clamping

  • Powered trunnions with up to 600 ft/lbs of torque
  • Integral backbone to provide outstanding weld access
  • Hardened locators with shimmability
  • Six degrees of freedom accurately for every detail
  • Full 3d parametric concurrent design
Three arm welding system

Three arm welding system

  • 20 axis welding system
  • 12,000lb capacity
  • 85' of linear track
  • Three welding arcs simultaneously
Machining Fixture

Vision Inspection System

  • 8 lane simultaneous inspection
  • Speeds up to 300 parts per minute each lane
  • Achieved .05% repeatability for inspection
  • Food Grade rated
  • Over 40 installed systems operating worldwide
Vision Inspection System

Vision Inspection System

  • 8 lane simultaneous inspection
  • Speeds up to 300 parts per minute each lane
  • Achieved .05% repeatability for inspection
  • Food Grade rated
  • Over 40 installed systems operating worldwide
Beyond Precision

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

Hawk Technology Ltd employees have great pride in the quality of their products. They are truly craftsmen of their trades. All of our products are the results of our clients needs and our commitment to manage all of aspects of our business under one roof and provide true tudrn-key solutions for our clients.

Whether you need a specific product or a custom automation project our team is prepared. Our automation department uses the most modern technology including EtherCat Technology, wireless solutions, and customized human/machine interfaces. Clients know they can rely on our built in process checks for seamless data collection; strategic partnerships with technology distributors; RFID Systems for robust error proofing; and 3D design and simulation.

Hawk Technology Ltd. offers what many other robotic integrators can't; true "turn key" solutions. Our state of the art on-site tooling department will integrate your robotic needs as well as create the tooling for seamless manufacturing solutions.

We provide:

  • HMI packages that display work instructions in real time
  • Custom HMI packages tailored to your solution
  • Single-source tooling and integration
  • Custom cells designed on site
  • Standard line of cells
  • Offline programming
  • Simulation services

Standard Positioners/Trunnions
Our full line of industrial positioners/trunnions meet all your part placement needs.

We provide:

  • Planetary Gearboxes for backlash of less than 1 arc minute
  • Through-bore designs allowing utilities to be fed to tool
  • Cantilevered, head and tailstock versions
  • Manual, pneumatic, and hydraulic clamping
  • Powered and manual versions
  • Up to 1,500 ft. lbs. of torque.

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Barrier Panel Systems
Containing and defining spaces is easy with our customizable panel system. Manufactured from self-extinguishing polymer they are ideal for working conditions in welding, machining and assembly environments.

We provide:

  • Standard system comes in 6', 9' and 12' heights
  • Right hand and left doors available in 3' an 6' widths
  • Add your own logos or labels directly in the polymer
  • A variety of color choices
  • Clear, tinted and laser glass windows
  • Custom engineering for door safety switches.

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Vision Inspection Systems
Our goal at Hawk Technology is to provide the simplest and most cost effective image analysis equipment. Today we can offer sensor solutions tailored for process engineering with an emphasis on low investment costs and simple installation and start-up.

Our compact well engineered equipment is suitable for inspection of various components during manufacturing process, and detect abnormalities of inspected components.


All vision inspection system components such as camera, lights, software and documentation are included. Enhanced training, support (remote and on-site), and validation services are also offered.

Water Jet Cutting Services
Hawk Technology, Ltd is proud to announce we now offer extremely competitive water jet cutting services!!! We have a brand new hgh end 50" x 50" water jet machine! 5 Axis for the most complex parts, extremely high end pump package to allow for no kerf and very high tolerance cutting! Send us a dxf or dwg for a competitive quote today! We have a large variety of steel, aluminum, and tool steel in house and ready to go! Call or email today!! 309-270-7000 or sales@hawktechnology.com

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We have invested in our people and given them the best tools to work with so everyone can do their very best and deliver the very best to our clients everyday, every time.

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