Inflatable Side Curtain Assembly

InvotecCase Study, Controls Engineering, Mechanical Assembly Systems

inflatable side curtain assembly

Overview Installed new manufacturing process equipment to manufacture Inflatable Side Curtain assemblies with sound ergonomic principles and in-process checks to verify that all components in the assembly complied with rigid quality standards. PROBLEMS WE SOLVE Cushion Assembly: Folded Cushions have rivets, bolts and washers installed with pushpins and ramps to complete the cushion sub-assembly. Press clamps are manually advanced and automatically locked to press and secure components in cushion tabs and will not be release until all process checks are … Read More

Inflator and Gas Guide Assembly

InvotecCase Study, Mechanical Assembly Systems, Test Systems

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Overview Designed and installed new manufacturing process equipment to align and assemble airbag inflators with gas guides using sound ergonomic principles and in-process checks to verify that all components in the assembly complied with rigid quality standards. PROBLEMS WE SOLVE Our customer needed to attach an airbag inflator to the gas guide. This product was required to withstand high pressure in operation. The assembly process would need to reliably join these parts and it was key to the success of … Read More

Automotive Engine Component Assembly

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

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Overview Engineered and installed a new semi-automated machine to assemble pins to a rubber valve, utilizing minimal operator interaction while maximizing quality and throughput on a thoughtfully designed no-tool change-over platform. PROBLEMS WE SOLVE Our customer was swamped with new orders and frustrated by trying to find someone to engineer, build and install a new semi-automated machine to assemble and crimp pins onto a rubber valve. This machine needed to maximize quality and throughput on a thoughtfully designed no-tool changeover … Read More