To meet the demands
of 100% checking and inspection requirement that are becoming
standard within the automotive industry, TQC designed and
manufactured a standalone machine for the automatic feeding
and checking of an automotive plug.
Utilising an elevating
hopper and vibratory bowl feeder to accept bulk product and
orientate each plug, a laser measurement system is incorporated
to check a feature on the product. The plug is transported
through the machine using a walking beam and the part is rotated
a full 360 degrees.
industry based customer required a 100% check to ensure that
a continuous bead of thread locking sealant is the correct
thickness and continuous round the flange.
The system accommodates
a single size of stud at any one time, but is adjustable for
sizes from M10 to M20, the overall throughput was 20 studs
- Elevating Hopper
& Vibratory Bowl Feeder
- Laser displacement
- Walking beam
- PLC Control