Agme special rotary assembly machine for producing electrical components

Agme special rotary assembly machine for producing electrical components from AGME - W.G. Challenor

By: AGME - W.G. Challenor  04/05/2009
Keywords: Machinery & Equipment, industrial machinery, rivets

AGME has manufactured a rotary transfer machine for assembling car horncomponents for a leading automotive components manufacturer. The machine has been installed in their manufacturing plant in China.


Required process

Riveting 4 contacts to a metal base.

Riveting a tubular rivet to join the metal base to a plastic connector.

Cycle time: 20/22 seconds.



Solution

AGME has designed a 4 stations rotary transfer machine with the following features:

- Bed base with aluminium profile

- 4 stations rotary indexing table Æ600 mm
- Set of 4 fixtures each with 2 location nests.



Cycle Description
1 station:

Automatic feeding of 4 contacts

Automatic feeding of a tubular rivet

2 station:

Manual feeding of the supports on contacts and rivets

Feeding of the connector with the two terminals

- The fixtures will carry mechanical poka-yokes and locations to hold the terminals in position

- Cycle Start button

- Turning of the rotary table

3 station:

Riveting of 4 contacts and rivet.

- Punch holder with 5 riveting punches on 2 columns

- Pneumatic cylinder of 2 tons and stroke

- The punches have contacts correct position detectors as well as hold down devices to join the parts before riveting

- The riveting process is carried out. The nok parts are ejected at the 4 station

4 station:

- Ok/nok parts automatic ejection


Electrical elements:

- Control by plc Siemens Automation S7-300
- Tactile operating board Siemens


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