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Welker Engineered Products, Inc.

1401 Piedmont Ave., Troy, MI, 48083, USA

  • 800-229-0890

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Welker Engineered Products, Inc.

material handling & storage, machinery & machining tools, material handling & storage, welding equipment & supplies

Compact, Low Profile Rail Slides support up to 500 lbf.

May 2, 2016

Offered in strokes up to 495 mm, LP Series features aluminum carriage and base plate. Fixed metal shroud protects rails from contaminants, and low-profile design provides up to 500 lbf load capacity. Suited for model select or single weld gun application, slides use Welker Smart Stop for sensing and stopping. Read More

fasteners & hardware

Pin Clamps feature integrated pneumatic cylinder.

June 16, 2015

Weighing 3.4 lb, PCZ Pin Clamps provide positive part location and clamping, up to 6 mm part thickness. Gapless dual fingers clamp on both sides of hole or part, unlike single hook designs. Locating pins are available in bullet nose or low profile styles, with diameters from 8.00–16.00 mm. With retract option, low profile pin disappears into unit, below backup, for easy part release. Clamps are suited for flanged holes, end effector applications, and material handling. Read More

machinery & machining tools, material handling & storage

Roll Dimpler helps prevent blanks from sticking together.

April 21, 2015

Designed to mount between decoiler/straightener and press, Roll Dimpler minimizes blank sticking by adding rows of small dimples to sheet metal in coil fed operations. System minimizes double-sheet misfeeds, preventing machine damage and downtime, and eliminates need for air knife systems. Suitable for use with any coil fed material, Roll Dimpler is typically supplied with 3 adjustable dimpler heads to accommodate any width of coil. Read More

fasteners & hardware

Retracting Locating Pin features 2 kg slide hammer piston.

March 19, 2015

Operating without maintenance, Bull Pin has 2 kg slide hammer piston with rap action that delivers concentrated pulling power in frame line applications. High-load PTFE composite bearing provides lube-free working load capacity, while dual urethane scraper keeps weld spatter out. Always fully engaged, chrome plated shaft offers long precision life. Anti-rotate pin mount allows mounting of 2-way pins and crowder pads. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Tool Tray Shuttles utilize electric actuators.

February 26, 2015

Utilizing electric actuators and absolute encoders, Tool Tray Shuttles provide optimal repeatability. Carriage plates are machined to customer hole patterns and feature precision homing/lockout pins. Hard-plumbed manifold is available for easy access lubrication. Read More

fasteners & hardware

Aluminum Shot Pin weighs just 4.5 lb.

September 5, 2014

Available in 25, 50, and 75 mm stroke lengths, UB2 Shot Pin features integrated anti-rotate ram that is precision machined of high-strength aluminum and hardcoated for durability. Unit has lube-free pneumatic cylinder with multiple port positions, solid state cylinder switch, and safety orange steel shroud that protects seal from weld spray. Shot pin is suitable for use as retractable locating pin or straight acting clamp in applications where space is limited. Read More

material handling & storage

Linear Slide features lightweight, durable design.

April 9, 2014

Available with Welker Smart Stop for sensing and stopping, CS1 compact pneumatic rail slide weighs 35 lb and offers 100 mm travel and 250 lbf horizontal load capacity. Elements of construction include aluminum base and carriage plate. Metal shrouds keep rails covered at all times, making slide suitable for welding applications. Read More

mounting & attaching products

Servo Shim Positioner handles loads up to 150 lbf.

March 18, 2014

Available in single and dual axis configurations, Servo Shim Positioner delivers accurate and repeatable digital positioning. Unit provides standard slide travel of 25 mm per axis and travel speed of 1 in. per second. Mounting in any orientation, positioner features lightweight aluminum construction, lube-free PTFE ways, and 24 Vdc linear actuator. Read More

fasteners & hardware, machinery & machining tools, material handling & storage, welding equipment & supplies

Compact Pin Clamp supports small part location and clamping.

March 7, 2014

Suitable for robot end effector welding applications, Model PCT features gapless, dual-finger design that provides linear non-toggle clamp action, clamping multiple parts within 7 mm range. Unit is available with 12–16 mm diameter pins for 2-way or 4-way locating, and bullet or low-profile nose styles. Pin is self-contained in cartridge that is replaceable in field. Steel and aluminum bronze backups are offered in various sizes. Read More

machinery & machining tools, mounting & attaching products

Rotary Indexer fis designed for passive flexible tooling.

February 18, 2014

As positive lock mechanical indexer for trunnion fixtures, model change-over tooling, and small dial tables, Rota-Flex provides secure, repeatable positioning in 30° increments. Unit does not require power, additional controls, or sensing and can be used in horizontal or vertical applications. Suited for palletized systems, indexer features spring-loaded, self-locking mechanism that can be passively actuated by robot, manual tool, or pneumatic foot pedal/hand button. Read More

material handling & storage

Part Presentation Slides offer alternative to feed conveyors.

February 10, 2014

Utilizing electric actuators, Welker Part Presentation Slides deliver 90% reduction in energy usage compared to long stroke pneumatic slides. Units are constructed of heavy-duty aluminum extrusion for harsh environments. Single motor unit can drive 1 or 2 slides, and dual slide units allow push/pull bin presentation. In addition to being outfitted with trays for standard parts bins or floor mounted to pull dunnage carts, slides can be used vertically, loading from mezzanine to save floor space. Read More

material handling & storage

Tube Clamps aid assembly and seating during manufacture.

January 21, 2014

Offered in 3 sizes, Welker tube clamps provide narrow back-up and clamp for holding pipe and tubing. Dual hardened fingers, when actuated, center and securely grip tube against v-block. Located beneath v-block, interchangeable spacer allows multiple diameter tubes to be used in same fixture within clamp size range. Compact cylinder, included, features multiple port positions to facilitate plumbing and installation; optional solid state cylinder switch is available. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Mini Part Ejector handles loads up to 90 lb.

December 17, 2013

Suited for part reject escapement in high-speed manufacturing lines, Model MPE handles loads up to 90 lb with max torque of 100 lb-in. Cam actuated motion lifts tip plate up 30 mm and tips out 30°. Treated to withstand harsh environments, steel tip plate provides NAAMS standard hole pattern to mount tooling. Additional features include integrated pneumatic cylinder with standard NPT or G ports and optional solid state cylinder switch. Read More

fasteners & hardware, safety & security equipment

Lockout Pin offers compact motion security solution.

September 25, 2013

With 2,500 lbf lockout load capacity, BP2 Lockout Pin promotes safe machine operation and maintenance. Pneumatic retractable pin is available in 25 and 50 mm strokes with optional cylinder switch. When used with optional spring extend, air loss mechanically triggers pin extension. Available with choice of receivers for positioning or safety lockout applications, pin is suited for turntables, trunnion fixtures, dunnage carriers, indexers, and C-frame presses. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Auto-Indexing Dimpler minimizes multiple blank feeds.

August 30, 2013

Suitable for aluminum or cold/hot-rolled steels, Welker Auto-Indexing Dimpler protects dies by minimizing potential for multiple blank feeds in stamping operations. Sheet metal blanks are prevented from sticking together via production of pattern of small dimples in trim edge that automatically index with action of press. Unit does not require any air, hydraulic, or electrical connections and can also improve plant safety by correcting fan-stack effect on tailor-welded blanks. Read More

fasteners & hardware

Compact Shot Pin has lightweight, full feature design.

July 3, 2013

Available in 25, 50, and 75 mm stroke lengths, UB2 is suited for use as retractable locating pin or straight acting clamp in applications where space is limited. Anti-rotate ram, resistant to corrosion and weld spatter, is electrically insulated from body, and multiple NAAMS-compatible hole patterns options are available. Construction is of steel and aluminum, and safety orange steel shroud protects seal from weld spray. Product requires minimal maintenance and no lubrication. Read More

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