Automatic singulation of seven (7) components using bowlfeeders. Assembly processes include pressing, rubber seal insertion, punching and laser marking. Six (6) Cognex vision inspection systems used to verify correct assembly. Automatic offload and tray transfer using Scara-style robot.
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 […]
Two (2) Lean Assembly Cells used to build Axial Piston Hydraulic Pumps used for construction equipment. These unique assembly cells integrate material handling and alignment features with the assembly process equipment, a design that was driven by the weight of the final product. Servo press stations with force-distance curve monitoring. High torque assembly stations with […]
The machine systems feature the following technologies: Precision Link Indexing Conveyor Platform Five-minute changeover between product families Servomotor actuated presses with force-displacement curve monitoring Bowl, coin, and rotary feeding for automatic feeding of component parts Staubli Scara Robot for part transfer, product changeover, and buffering Five (5) PLCs using Ethernet IP as the device-level I/O […]
REI designed and built two (2) machine systems to replace the existing single-station Brake Booster assembly machines, reducing manpower and floorspace by 50%. These machine systems feature the following technologies: Precision Link Indexing Conveyor Platform Five-minute changeover between product families Common Assembly Mechanism for nine (9) assembly stations Bowlfeeders and linear feeders for automatic feeding […]