445, Park Holme, SA
Ph: 0417 820 307 Fax: (08) 8358 5952
This is an example of a fixture that is part of a production cell to produce a component that is used in the automotive industries.
This unit joins a pivot joint unit that features stable positions for several positions.
This unit consist of mainly two punched and press formed parts.
The fixture shown assembles the two main parts with a spring and slide rings via two swaging stations that are hydraulically operated.
The third station is the quality test station of this fixture.
The assembled pivot unit is turned on its axis pneumatically and a incorporated load cell measures the required torque.
The torque indicates if the unit has been assembled properly and the used press formed parts are not faulty.
Front view of fixture. The operator places the components into a nest that is incorporated into the indexing table.
The nest have incorporated features that prevent the operator from placing the components into the nest wrongly.
Below Left:The unit features a adjustable lift column that enables the operator to set the loading section of the fixture to a comfortable hight
(Right Hand Side Image)
The nest of the index table of the fixture have integrated sensors that monitor is parts are inserted.
Before inserting the parts are presented to an automatic greasing unit that dispensed a metered amount of grease in exact predetermined spots onto the pivot pressed formed part.
The fixture will alert the operator if a part is placed into the nest that has not been greased previously.
Back to Special Purpose Index
PAGE - ABOUT US - SPECIALS
- HAND TOOLS
PRESSES - DIE
SETS & PRESS TOOLING
ALUMINIUM FABRICATING EQUIPMENT - WOODWORKING MACHINES -
MACHINE VISION SYSTEMS - SPECIAL PURPOSE BUILT MACHINERY - OTHER SERVICES - CONTACT US