Multi-station Assembly Dial

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

dial system

The Challenge: Increase Production While Eliminating Error One manufacturer, known for their high-quality consumer products, faced forecasts that their current production capabilities could not handle. As a result, they needed to develop a system that could better facilitate part changeover and reduce cycle times—all while maintaining the integrity of their product. In addition, the company was moving production from Europe to the US. To keep costs low, the system had to accurately assemble, inspect, and test their product with minimum … Read More

Integrated Laser Welding

InvotecCase Study, Machine Vision Systems, Micro Laser Processing, Precision Joining

HMI on laser welding station of equipment

The Challenge Our customers consistently need a robust method for precisely welding small components within medical devices. A natural process candidate is laser welding, but the issues with implementing laser welding systems into production settings can be numerous and challenging. Our customers are often worried about safety issues and weld integrity. The Solution As a result of this need, Invotec has developed a standard station platform to supply complete, customizable stations that include integrated part fixturing, fume extraction, and safety … Read More

Machine Vision and Part Forming

InvotecCase Study, Controls Engineering, Machine Vision Systems, Mechanical Assembly Systems

machine vision system

The Challenge Our customer was in need of a system to dynamically inspect and correct dimensional criteria on a precise metal component used in a medical device. Additionally, they needed a process that could automatically bend to form and modify the component until it was verified to be in compliance with the specifications. The Solution Invotec designed and built an inspection system that measures the profile of the component at two stations to capture dimensional data in dual planes. The … Read More