Assembly Machinery

Couplings (Fittings)

Weir Minerals Linatex Launches a Powerhouse of Hose Options

Preformed hose bend, wear indicator system, enhanced cut end hose system Gallatin, TN - November 21, 2011 - Weir Minerals Linatex, a business unit within The Weir Group PLC, announces the release of two new products and one new product enhancement. These product launches provide Weir Minerals Linatex with a new competitive advantage not enjoyed by other hose manufacturers. The introduction of...

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Assembly Machinery

Biosign and EasyMed Sign LOI to Collaborate on Mobile Health Offering

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2011 - Biosign Technologies Inc. (TSXV: BIO) ("Biosign")and EasyMed Services, Inc. (CNSX: EZM) (OTCBB: EMYSF) ("EasyMed")are pleased to announce they have executed a Letter of Intent to collaborate on a joint product offering and to enter into bilateral distribution of each other's product offerings. Mobile Health (mHealth), an area of electronic health (eHealth), is the...

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Guide Catheter Shaft Assembly Machine eliminates hand lay-up.
Catheters

Guide Catheter Shaft Assembly Machine eliminates hand lay-up.

Tri-Tie(TM) guide catheter shaft manufacturing replaces traditional hand lay-up manufacturing process of multiple components with continuous processing that creates 3-layer composite shaft, with maximum adhesion between layers for optimal performance. Solution also provides gradual transition of varying durometer outer layer without bonding or hinge points.

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Essemtec's Cobra Wins Global Technology Award 2011
Placement Equipment

Essemtec's Cobra Wins Global Technology Award 2011

Essemtec, a leading manufacturer of surface mount technology production equipment, announces that it has been awarded a Global Technology Award in the category of Pick-and-Place Equipment - Low-Medium Volume for its Cobra SMT Assembler. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, November 15, 2011 ceremony that took place at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany during...

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Miscellaneous Storage Equipment

SMD Component Storage System can interface to ERP systems.

Able to store up to 406 trays/reels (7 and 13 in. dia), fully automatic and modular Tower-XL can install close to pick and place machines to let machine operators store components and retrieve from stock just where needed. Unit controls diameter and barcode when storing reel, and access time for each is less than 12 sec. Included stock management software can control multiple towers, and other...

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Manufacturing Equipment

Pick-and-place Machines are available with 18 bin tray changer.

Available for Cobra and Paraquda pick-and-place machines, TCQ 18-bin changer can replace component tray in less than 5 sec and align it with better than 50 Â-µm accuracy. Trays are stored in magazine that is equipped with handles and can be replaced. Standard magazines feature 18 or 14 slots, depending on tray thickness, each with room for one standard JEDEC tray; space also can be divided...

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Parts Feeders

High-Speed Feeder is built to handle 12 mm tape.

Integrating active tape pull-back system and cutter, intelligent 12 mm Cobra Feeder facilitates and accelerates setup of component reels to SMD pick-and-place machines. One 12 mm tape feed takes less than 60 msec, and pickup position is reproducible within few micrometers. Due to feeder precision, pick-and-place head can pick up 4 components simultaneously from 4 different feeders. Feeders...

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Manufacturing Equipment

PCB Magazine Handlers feature graphical operation console.

Available in loader, unloader, and combined module, Models BHL-04 and BHU-04 replace pneumatic piston with electric telescope push-in, cutting overall length by Â-½ m. Loaders and unloaders can be integrated into any production line via SMEMA interface, while combined module is suitable for fully automatic batch solutions such as independent printing cells that serve multiple assembly lines....

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Parker Hannifin Harnesses Keep Scrap Down and Assembly Lines Up
Tubes and Tubing

Parker Hannifin Harnesses Keep Scrap Down and Assembly Lines Up

Ravenna, OH - Parker Parflex straight and preformed harnesses of Nylon Air Brake tubing, for tractor, trailer and other mobile air brake applications, can reduce scrap by almost 15%. It isn't uncommon to find OEM's loosing as much as 13% of their air brake tubing; scrapping 2 feet for every 15 foot piece. And with the current shortage of Nylon, 15% could be the difference between your lines...

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Repair Compounds

KUKA Systems Launches Ground-breaking Application Systems to Build Better Cars

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI and AUGSBURG, Germany, - KUKA Systems, a world leader in assembly line innovation, has unveiled two automated application technologies that will benefit automobile manufacturers as well as the environment. The two technologies were developed in-house with the encouragement of a European-based, global automobile manufacturer that has signed on as launch customer for both. SAM:...

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