ZF Lemforder Corporation
Cross-Axis Joint Assembly Cell
Precision-link linear indexing-based assembly line to produce automotive ball-connector suspension component. This system includes thirty-two (32) assembly and test stations to assemble the ball-cage assembly, two (2) protective boots, and four (4) closing rings.
- Servo press and roll system for permanent rollover assembly of the ball-joint.
- Bowlfeeders and step feeders for feeding and singulating nine (9) assembly components.
- Thirty-two assembly and inspection stations.
- Four (4) vision inspection systems to verify correct assembly.
- Gantry-mounted touchscreen human-machine interface.