Special Machines - Control Arm and Bracket Assembly Machine

Control Arm and Bracket Assembly Machine

This machine features two main processes: An operator loaded bushing-to-bracket press assembly process, and a robot loaded control arm-to-bracket press assembly process.  The bushing-to-bracket process can run multiple part types with quick shot-pin changeover tooling.  The tooling is verified with a vision system before attempting to process workpieces.  The finished bracket assemblies can optionally exit the machine on a dedicated conveyor, or they can travel to the second main process to be assembled onto a control arm.  Both assembly processes use an electro-mechanical press that saves press curve data of each part for process feedback.

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