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CDS Manufacturing Completes Automatic O-Ring Installation Machine

CDS Manufacturing has completed a custom designed and built automatic o-ring installation machine. This system automatically feeds and orients draincocks to a pick up nest where a pick and place loads it onto an indexing dial plate. The dial indexes presenting the draincock at the o-ring installation station. An o-ring is removed from the pick up nest and installed onto the draincock. The dial...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

CDS Manufacturing Completes Semiautomatic Wire Diameter Inspection System

CDS Manufacturing designed and built this semiautomatic wire diameter inspection machine. The operator loads feedback wires" into the measurement fixture as each is fabricated. The measurement system then moves the wire through an LED / camera measurement head, measuring at several points along the length of the wires. The system records diameters, position, and length. Linear regression is used...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

CDS Manufacturing Completes a Step Feeder System Equipped With Vision Inspection Equipment

The system shown here includes a step feeder, output conveyor, vision system, good / reject gating, and process controls for four different parts. Parts in the wrong orientation are diverted back into the step feeder. Mixed parts are gated as rejects, and good parts are fed off the end of the output conveyor. This system feeds parts at a rate of up to 80 parts per minute. A video of a step feeder...

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CDS Manufacturing Completes Another O-Ring Installation Machine
Machinery & Machining Tools

CDS Manufacturing Completes Another O-Ring Installation Machine

The system shown in the video includes an infeed conveyor, o-ring magazine and presentation tooling, an o-ring expander, a dual headed pick and place system, o-ring assembly inspection equipment, a touch screen operator interface, good / reject part gating, and process controls. This system installs o-rings at a rate of 20 parts per minute. Plastic parts are received directly from the mold to the...

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CDS Manufacturing Completes Knife Handle Feeder System Equipped With Vision Inspection Equipment.
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CDS Manufacturing Completes Knife Handle Feeder System Equipped With Vision Inspection Equipment.

CDS Manufacturing designed and built this automatic knife handle feeder system. This system utilizes vision inspection equipment and a rotator to orient the handles for blade insertion. A dual headed pick and place positions a pair of handles at the end of the system where the blades are inserted. Part present sensors verify that all of the components are properly positioned and a heating element...

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Test & Measurement

Automated System inspects and sorts worm gear shafts.

Automatic system inspects worm gear shafts for journal diameter as well as presence of chips wrapped around ends. Oriented end-to-end, parts feed from vibratory bowl feeder to gravity track. Hold and release mechanism allows one part at a time into inspection nest, where LED inspection system measures journal diameter. Upon completion, vision system inspects parts for chips wrapped around either...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Step Feeders

CDS Manufacturing Step Feeders are now available !! Step Feeders are perfect for automatic feeding and presentation of parts for any assembly, inspection or secondary application. These versatile feeders are used heavily in the automotive industry and known for their flexibility, efficiency, and day to day reliability. System Features: Quiet Operation Lower Maintenance Metered Feeding Gentle...

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Vision Inspection Machinery

Many inspection and sorting operations once thought to be strictly manual tasks have been made more efficient and economical with the use of vision systems. CDS Manufacturing has built many vision inspection machines for a wide variety of parts. Vision system manufacturers have made the integration and operation of this flexible technology simpler than ever, but looking at the parts with a camera...

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Table Top Roll Sorter is accurate to 20 millionths of 1 in.
Material Handling & Storage

Table Top Roll Sorter is accurate to 20 millionths of 1 in.

Precision Roll Sorter provides compact tool for sorting mixed parts as well as inspecting their length and diameter. It includes pair of case hardened stainless steel rollers, which can be custom-supplied from .002-.000010 in. total indicated run-out for specific requirements. Roller height and angle, along with locking roller gap and fallout baffles, are adjustable. Product also features roller...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

CDS Manufacturing Completes Automatic O-Ring Installation Machine

CDS Manufacturing has completed a custom designed and built automatic o-ring installation machine. This system automatically feeds and orients draincocks to a pick up nest where a pick and place loads it onto an indexing dial plate. The dial indexes presenting the draincock at the o-ring installation station. An o-ring is removed from the pick up nest and installed onto the draincock. The dial...

Read More »
Machinery & Machining Tools

CDS Manufacturing Completes Semiautomatic Wire Diameter Inspection System

CDS Manufacturing designed and built this semiautomatic wire diameter inspection machine. The operator loads feedback wires" into the measurement fixture as each is fabricated. The measurement system then moves the wire through an LED / camera measurement head, measuring at several points along the length of the wires. The system records diameters, position, and length. Linear regression is used...

Read More »
Communication Systems & Equipment

CDS Manufacturing Completes a Step Feeder System Equipped With Vision Inspection Equipment

The system shown here includes a step feeder, output conveyor, vision system, good / reject gating, and process controls for four different parts. Parts in the wrong orientation are diverted back into the step feeder. Mixed parts are gated as rejects, and good parts are fed off the end of the output conveyor. This system feeds parts at a rate of up to 80 parts per minute. A video of a step feeder...

Read More »
CDS Manufacturing Completes Another O-Ring Installation Machine
Machinery & Machining Tools

CDS Manufacturing Completes Another O-Ring Installation Machine

The system shown in the video includes an infeed conveyor, o-ring magazine and presentation tooling, an o-ring expander, a dual headed pick and place system, o-ring assembly inspection equipment, a touch screen operator interface, good / reject part gating, and process controls. This system installs o-rings at a rate of 20 parts per minute. Plastic parts are received directly from the mold to the...

Read More »
CDS Manufacturing Completes Knife Handle Feeder System Equipped With Vision Inspection Equipment.
Communication Systems & Equipment

CDS Manufacturing Completes Knife Handle Feeder System Equipped With Vision Inspection Equipment.

CDS Manufacturing designed and built this automatic knife handle feeder system. This system utilizes vision inspection equipment and a rotator to orient the handles for blade insertion. A dual headed pick and place positions a pair of handles at the end of the system where the blades are inserted. Part present sensors verify that all of the components are properly positioned and a heating element...

Read More »
Test & Measurement

Automated System inspects and sorts worm gear shafts.

Automatic system inspects worm gear shafts for journal diameter as well as presence of chips wrapped around ends. Oriented end-to-end, parts feed from vibratory bowl feeder to gravity track. Hold and release mechanism allows one part at a time into inspection nest, where LED inspection system measures journal diameter. Upon completion, vision system inspects parts for chips wrapped around either...

Read More »
Communication Systems & Equipment

Step Feeders

CDS Manufacturing Step Feeders are now available !! Step Feeders are perfect for automatic feeding and presentation of parts for any assembly, inspection or secondary application. These versatile feeders are used heavily in the automotive industry and known for their flexibility, efficiency, and day to day reliability. System Features: Quiet Operation Lower Maintenance Metered Feeding Gentle...

Read More »
Machinery & Machining Tools

Vision Inspection Machinery

Many inspection and sorting operations once thought to be strictly manual tasks have been made more efficient and economical with the use of vision systems. CDS Manufacturing has built many vision inspection machines for a wide variety of parts. Vision system manufacturers have made the integration and operation of this flexible technology simpler than ever, but looking at the parts with a camera...

Read More »
Table Top Roll Sorter is accurate to 20 millionths of 1 in.
Material Handling & Storage

Table Top Roll Sorter is accurate to 20 millionths of 1 in.

Precision Roll Sorter provides compact tool for sorting mixed parts as well as inspecting their length and diameter. It includes pair of case hardened stainless steel rollers, which can be custom-supplied from .002-.000010 in. total indicated run-out for specific requirements. Roller height and angle, along with locking roller gap and fallout baffles, are adjustable. Product also features roller...

Read More »

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