End Forming Solutions
- Parker AAD-
Electrical Cylinders, including the ETS-125 (2" stroke, 10K lbs
forming force) and the EDS-50 (18" stroke - for the table travel)
- Servo Motors
and drives for above
6K2 and CTC touch screen
linear motion slide.
to a method for securing tubes within an assembly. The system /
tooling produces a 'ridge' (or bead) that forms through the tubes
to be assembled ('locked') together. The forming process essentially
uses a long taper arbor and set of fingers to form the bead within
the innermost of the tubes that are to be locked together.
locking machine for a range of mufflers, varying in length.
- The machine
has a fixed table holding the work cylinder with the attached
tooling. The adjustable table locates the muffler body and it's
able to jog in position and save two consecutive positions in
the program. The travel range for the table is 18".
- The frame
is holding the electrical cylinders vertically, positioning the
Thomson linear motion components for the adjustable table. This
offers easy access for the operator in the front. The control
cabinet is on the back side with easy access to the touch screen
- Sturdy frame,
welded from structural steel.
- This machine
requires only electrical power supply, no hydraulics.
operation of the system will include:
- Working position
for each end of a muffler will be saved.
- Foot pedal
cycle start which will lock the first end, then the table will
move to allow the operator to turn the muffler around and lock
the opposite end, then the table will return for the next cycle
to the original position.
- The table
can be positioned within the 18" range of adjustment and the memory
of machine will be able to save the two positions needed for each
end of the muffler
more information on custom tube end forming machines, contact
2695 Progress Way
Wilmington, OH 45177
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