02-february-20233 steps to prepare a part for welding
Preparing a metal part for welding is a process that has to be done in a thoughtful and planned way, otherwise it is not possible to get a quality weld.
INDTECH 4.0 PROJECT
Motofil led the consortium of companies (Neadvance, Stellantis, University of Beira Interior and Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto) in the INDTECH-SP1 project.
Motofil presents technological innovations at the biggest industrial tradeshow, EuroBLECH
After a four-year break due to the pandemic, Motofil has returned to EuroBLECH, the biggest fair of the metal processing industry in the world. From the 25th to the 28th of October, we took our robotized cells and cutting solutions to the heart of Europe, to show the best that is still being done in our country and in our region.
MOTOFIL presents new solutions at Metalmadrid
MOTOFIL returned to another edition of Metalmadrid, one of the most important industrial events in the Iberian market.
How to choose my first welding robot?
Robotic welding is almost an inevitability for most growing industries. With the lack of manpower and the increase in business volume, this step is a guarantee of productivity and quality. But which robot should I choose? In this article, we give an idea of how this new stage can be started.
What is a welding robot?
According to the International Federation of Robotics, about 50% of the robots used in the industry perform welding tasks. Able to work 24/7, they are the future of automating production processes. But what is a welding robot?
Main welding problems (and how to overcome them)
The problems related to welding and lack of welders have given rise to a situation that will progressively worsen and increasingly penalize the production of factories and companies.
A plasma and oxyfuel machine that lasts forever? - Maintenance tips and techniques
Can an oxyfuel and plasma machine last for many years? Sure. But for that, some care must be taken in its preventive maintenance. We’ll give you some tips.
MOTOFIL returns to BIEMH with new products for the iberian market
Between June 13th and 17th, MOTOFIL took place another edition of BIEMH - Bienal Internacional de Máquina-Herramienta, the largest industrial fair in Spain.
Oxyfuel and plasma: two technologies in one machine?
The DRAGOm is a cutting machine that can combine oxyfuel and plasma, which gives it a great versatility that can be used by a wide range of industries, from general metalworking to wind energy.
Motofil discusses Marketing B2B and the PRR at “Atualiza-te - Marketing Conferences”
Motofil was present at the "Atualiza-te - Marketing Conferences", at the Aveiro Congress Center, with two guest panels who spoke about B2B Marketing (business to business) and about the PRR (Recovery and Resilience Plan).
WindEurope marks the beginning of a new year of tradeshows for Motofil
Motofil was in Bilbao, between the 5th and 7th of April, for the first tradeshow of the year, WindEurope. In a year in which major tradeshows are expected to return, we started with the most important in the renewable energy sector.
Oxyfuel vs Plasma: which one is the best cutting solution?
Oxyfuel is an effective and economical solution when it comes to cutting thick plate. But will it always be the best solution? We compared this well-known cutting process with plasma cutting technology to understand the advantages and disadvantages of each one.
How to cut 150mm thick metal plate?
Cutting thick metal plates can be a complex challenge. However, for every challenge there is always a solution, which in this case is oxyfuel cutting. But why?
Aluminum Welding: All you need to know
Is aluminum welding still a problem? In this article you will find all the answers to the most recurring questions when it comes to aluminum welding.
Robotic Welding vs. Manual Welding
In the metallurgical industry, it is very important to know the advantages and disadvantages of robotic welding and manual welding. When deciding, you should think well about all pros and cons to make the choice that will be most beneficial to you.
How to automate the production of aluminum parts?
To improve productivity and maximize profits, industries that work with aluminum, be they cycling, metallic furniture, construction material or cisterns, are now pointing to production automation solutions.
EMAF 2021 shows good signs for the future
EMAF is considered the biggest industry event in Portugal and an important Iberian fair, and its realization has a strong impact not only in Portugal, but also on the Spanish market.
Goals accomplished in another WindEurope
From the 23rd to the 25th of November, Motofil team was once again at the wind energy fair, WindEurope. This year's edition took place again in the Danish capital, Copenhagen, where the latest innovations in the wind market were showcased, with a special focus on offshore wind towers.
Motofil is back at MetalMadrid
Motofil was present at another edition of MetalMadrid, which took place from the 17th to the 18th of November, at stand 5F04 at IFEMA, in Madrid.
"I can't weld aluminium" | Problems & Solutions
When welding Aluminium, sometimes the weld becomes deformed, cracked, or loses color making it a very long process. But why?
Motofil exhibits at Subcontratación to reinforce its historical relationship with the Basque Country
Between the 26th and the 28th of October, Motofil was once again at Subcontratación, the industrial processes and equipment biennial fair of Bilbao (Basque Country, Spain).
Motofil at Global Industrie World Fair aiming for the French market
Between the 6th and 9th of September, Motofil was once again at the Global Industrie (Lyon, France), presenting its latest robotic welding solutions throughout Eurpe, with special focus on the French market.
Submerged Arc Welding: Advantages and Disadvantages
Submerged arc welding (SAW) was one of the first welding processes to be developed and is widely used in various sectors of the metalworking industry, such as shipbuilding or renewable energies. Like the other processes, this one also presents its set of advantages and disadvantages and, therefore, it is important to study the company's needs before investing in this or any other welding process.
Podcast "Pontos por Soldar" | Carlos Martins, Martifer's Chairman
In the 3rd episode of "Pontos Por Soldar" we talked with Eng. Carlos Martins about entrepreneurship, challenges and resilience.
MOTOFIL celebrates 30 years of partnership with FANUC
MOTOFIL celebrates 30 years of partnership with FANUC, the largest producer of industrial robots. This partnership allowed the development and installation of more than 2,000 robotic cells worldwide.
Podcast “Pontos Por Soldar” | Eng. Luís Mira Amaral, Former Minister of Industry and Energy
In this episode of the podcast, we talked with Eng. Mira Amaral about several topics, such as decarbonization and the importance of clusters in the Portuguese Industry.
What are the differences between MIG/MAG welding and TIG Welding
In an industry as competitive as metalworking, there is a constant demand for improvements of the production processes and the consequent increase in the productivity of companies. That's why it's so important to choose the best welding process to achieve the result you are looking for.
Podcast "Pontos por Soldar" | João Carlos Novo, Chairman of Motofil
To start this podcast, “Pontos por Soldar”, MOTOFIL received its Chairman, João Carlos Novo as a guest, to talk about the growth of Motofil in this past 40 years and his perspectives for the future.
Motofil celebrates 40 successful years in the metalworking industry
With the motto “40 years of building the future”, the company takes a moment to discuss the next steps for the company.
4 Maintenance tips for Laser Cutting Machines
The productivity of any equipment depends on its use and maintenance. In this article, you can learn about four essential maintenance tips for your laser cutting machine.
Motofil celebrates 7 years in México
With the creation of the Mexican commercial delegation in 2014, Motofil solutions were presented in this market as the right solutions to increase the productivity of Mexican companies.
5 Reasons to choose Motofil's Welding Columns
Motofil's Welding Columns and Boom are developed to meet the highest quality standards of our customers. In this article we present some of the reasons why you should choose the welding columns developed by Motofil.
Maintenance of a robotic welding cell: 5 essential checkpoints
There are small actions that we can take regularly to ensure high-level performance of the cell and detect possible failures before they become a major problem that requires the robot to stop.
Metalfabrication Industry: 2 big changes we can expect in 2021
When we all expected to see a light at the end of the tunnel, the cases of COVID-19 started to get worse. So what can we expect from this new year? How will the Metalworking Industry react?
Plasma, Fiber Laser or Oxyfuel? Which is the best technology?
It all depends on the specifications of the material we want to cut. The type of metal, its thickness, how fast we need it to be cut and the quality we are looking for, and, of course, the budget we have to invest.
4 technologies to increase the productivity of your welding robot
The productivity of a welding robot can be 3 to 5 times greater than a normal welder, maintaining consistent quality. However, there are factors to take into account when using robotic solutions, because if these are not used correctly, that productivity can drop dramatically.
Aluminium Cutting: Laser, Plasma or Waterjet?
With the development of different cutting technologies, which is the best technology for cutting aluminum sheets?
Which positioner is ideal for different cylindrical structures?
The recent growth of offshore renewable energy applications and the changes in the tanks, trucks and trailers industry, brought new handling challenges to the industrial world, that is now facing increasingly larger and more complex structures.
How to weld aluminium? - Good Practices
With the increase in the demand for aluminium parts, is expected an increasing curiosity about how to automate welding operations for this material. This article gives you some good practices of this technique.
Motofil celebrates 10 years in the Brazilian market
What started as a trip looking for a representative for the Brazilian market ended up becoming the starting point for the creation of its own structure in Brazil - Motofil Robotics Brasil - which celebrates ten years of existence on June 1st, 2020.
New Dates - Tradeshows
The COVID-19 pandemic has left its mark in several countries around the world, leading to a social distancing never experienced before. This distancing led to the cancellation or postponement of several events in order to ensure the safety of us all.
COVID-19 - Preventive Measures
Acting in a fundamental sector of supply the industrial market and guaranteeing this supply chain, Motofil, taking into account the current situation of COVID-19, has implemented new preventive measures in its Contingency Plan, to avoid the risk of contagion.
MOTOFIL attended the inaugural edition of Mindtech
Always up to new challenges and confident in the growing interest of the Spanish market in automated solutions, Motofil was present at the first edition of the Mindtech trade show, held in Vigo, between 10th and 12th of September.
SUBCONTRATACIÓN 2019: Motofil presents its solutions
From the 4th to 6th of June, Motofil was in Bilbao to participate in the 19th edition of SUBCONTRATACIÓN. It’s not the first time that Motofil is at this trade show, which has served as a platform to be closer to the clients in the Spanish market.
WindEurope 2019: Motofil aims to contribute to a greener Europe
Motofil has been enhancing its role on the wind energy sector. After participating in WindEnergy Hamburg last year, Motofil decided to be present at WindEurope 2019 Conference & Exhibition that happened in Bilbao, from 2 to 4 of April.
Motofil with a strong representation on trade shows in Brazil and Mexico
Motofil had a great start in May, participating simultaneously in two international trade shows in Latin America: EXPOMAFE in São Paulo (Brazil), from 7 to 11 of May, and FABTECH Mexico in Monterrey, from 7 to 9 of May.
Motofil announces a partnership with Anadirobtic
Motofil announced a strategic partnership with ANADIROBTIC, that is also headquartered on Ílhavo (Portugal) and its destined to the development of automated solutions.
Growing stronger in the Mexican market
Since 2014, Motofil has been investing on Mexican market and, today, we can confirm that Motofil Mexico achieved a solid business relationship with its clients, suppliers and partners, carrying the the brand a step further.
Motofil’s investment at Global Industrie Lyon 2019
From the 5th to 8th of March, Motofil was in Lyon to participate, once again, at GLOBAL INDUSTRIE, a trade show that, for several years now, has been a platform for Motofil to strengthen its proximity to this market.
Motofil receives the visit of the Polish Ambassador in Portugal
Motofil received the Polish Ambassador in Portugal, Jacek Junosza Kisiekewski, and Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency Chief Officer, Dariusz Duda.
5 trends that in 2019 will transform industry as we know it
In this article we tell you some of the main trends that promise to revolutionize the manufacturing industry in the future, thought that in 2019 we might start noticing the first signals.
Announcement Motofil S.A.
Motofil announces the merge of some companies of the group
Motofil joined Católica-Lisbon in an event to reflect the future of business
Within the scope of “The Future of Business Programme” of Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics, Motofil received the participants in its facilities for a visit ending with a small lecture given by its CEO, João Carlos Novo, focused on the quick and agile adaptation of his company to the market changes.