Product News: Mounting & Attaching Products, Machinery & Machining Tools
Rotary Indexer fis designed for passive flexible tooling.
Press Release Summary:
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.
Original Press Release
New Rota-Flex Rotary Indexer for Passive Flexible Tooling
Press release date: February 14, 2014
The Welker Rota-Flex is a positive lock mechanical indexer for trunnion fixtures, model change-over tooling, and small dial tables. It provides low cost, secure, repeatable positioning in 30-degree increments. Ideal for palletized systems, the Rota-Flex does not require power, additional controls or sensing, and is suited for horizontal or vertical applications. The spring loaded self-locking mechanism can be passively actuated by robot, manual tool or pneumatic foot pedal/hand button. The Welker Rota-Flex can run multiple models on geo pallet assembly lines, saving on pallet cost and storage while improving production throughput.
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For more than 80 years, Welker Engineered Products has helped manufacturers achieve their objectives of performance and reliability. Serving the automotive and transportation, industrial, agricultural, marine and special machine industries among others, Welker prides itself in its ability to assess the application needs of its customers and provide innovative solutions. Long recognized for expertise in self-lubricating plane bearing technologies, over the last 20 years Welker has developed many "Best-in-Class" automation components. These products complement Welker's plane bearing technologies by providing maintenance free solutions for today's flexible manufacturing environment. Welker produces standard components for locating, clamping, sliding, lifting, ejecting, transporting, stopping and rotating applications.