June 13, 2017

Swing Arm Assembly Machine

Machine No. 6298

Magazine feeds and escapes one of 3 different length PVC tubes into 1 of 54 fixtures on an indexed conveyor. Bowl feeds a barbed fitting (male or female) through an orientation track into a dead track, escapes and presses fitting into end 1 of the tube. Repositions and rotates the tube 180 degrees and bowl feeds a barbed fitting (male or female) through an orientation track into a dead track, escapes and presses fitting into end 2 of the tube. Bowl feeds a street elbow through an orientation track into a dead track, escapes and screws elbow onto fitting in the proper orientation for the elbow and fitting and adds label to good parts. Good assemblies are offloaded into 1 of 2 good part boxes. When the selected good part box is full, the other good part box is automatically placed under the chute and the full box is then manually replaced by an empty box. Reject assemblies are offloaded into a reject part bin.

MACHINE CONTROL – A solid state programmable controller operates the sequence with an easily accessible control panel including Main Power, Emergency Stop, Manual, Automatic, and Individual Operations controls.

CYCLE RATE – Estimated 30 per minute.

CONSTRUCTION – Heavy duty welded and powder coated tubular frame with adjustable levelers. Materials and finishes used are appropriate for the work environment. This machine is designed to allow the operator full visual contact with all components being processed and easy access for routine maintenance.

SAFETY – Meets OSHA Safety Standards. Safety sensitive areas of this machine are enclosed and accessed through interlocked doors which stop the machine when opened. Emergency Stop controls are provided which stop the machine when activated.