Automatic Sprag Clutch Assembly

InvotecCase Study, Complex Assembly Equipment, Machine Vision Systems, Mechanical Assembly Systems

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Overview Designed and installed a new, fully automatic assembly and test system to assemble multiple models of sprag style, automotive clutch assemblies. A single machine chassis was desired with a pair of synchronous transfer systems coupled by an accumulating conveyor. Model change-over requirements included both automatic and manual operations with tooling and position feedback at all set points to verify correct model setups. PROBLEMS WE SOLVE Our customer needed a partner capable to design, build and install a large fully … Read More

Caster Assembly Dial

InvotecCase Study, Complex Assembly Equipment, Machine Vision Systems, Mechanical Assembly Systems

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PROBLEMS WE SOLVE Our customer wanted to increase its worldwide capacity for producing their luxury casters and to ensure their parts were produced to international standards. To accomplish this they were looking for a complete manufacturing system that would assemble, inspect and test their product. There were two different sized casters that the machine had to accommodate via fast and easy changeover. TOOLS WE USE This manufacturing system included an indexing dial that took the components through every assembly operation … Read More