Assembly and Joining Products

Assembly is much more than welding. This technology area covers adhesive mixing, metering, and dispensing equipment; hardware-insertion presses; clamps; fixtures, holders, jigs, and vises; part counters; part feeders; and part positioners.

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Standard pin clamp enhanced

August 7, 2007

Humphrey Products Co., working with Japanese partner Koganei, has added a vanadium carbide coating to the pin on its standard pin clamp and redesigned the power lock cylinder.The company applied the...

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Press manually installs self-clinching fasteners

May 8, 2007

The PEMSERTER® Series 4® manual press can install self-clinching fasteners in applications in which automated systems would be impractical.The pneumatic-powered press uses shop air. An 18-in....

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Clamps provide enhanced ergonomics, holding power

January 9, 2007

DE-STA-CO's Horizontal Handle Hold-Down Action Clamps (models 2013, 2017, 2027, and 2037) deliver 60 percent more holding capacity than the legacy models in the same envelope, the company says.A knob...

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Hydra-pneumatic cylinder offers high-speed, all power-stoke operation

January 9, 2007

AEC/Hypercyl's HZ series hydra-pneumatic cylinders offers a power-stroke operation for various assembly clamping, piercing, metalworking, pressing, marking, resistance welding, and riveting...

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Vertical-handle clamps save space

November 7, 2006

Vertical-handle hold-down action clamps from De-Sta-Co allow users to save space without compromising holding capacity.Available in 2002, 2007, and 2010 series, the clamps have an ergonomic handle...

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Blind rivet fastener joins 1/8- to 7/8-in.-thick assemblies

November 7, 2006

Huck Fasteners' HuckLok™ blind rivet fastener provides a -in. grip range for joining a range of assemblies from truck bodies to HVAC. Assemblies from 1/8 to 7/8 in. thick can be joined.The...

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Impact riveter sets solid rivets up to 7/16 in. diameter

September 12, 2006

Orbitform has introduced the HP2000 hydrapneumatic impact riveter.The 20-ton-capacity riveter available with up to a 24-in. throat autofeeds and quickly sets solid rivets up to 7/16 in. diameter.Other...

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Robot vision system option available

September 12, 2006

FANUC Robotics America has introduced the iRVision™ integrated robot vision option for the company's R-J3iC controller.The ready-to-use vision system has a 2-D robot guidance tool to conduct...

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Pierce units are self-equalizing

August 8, 2006

Aries Eng. Co. Inc. offers the HyperPierce® self-equalizing press unit for high-production piercing and assembly. It incorporates HyperCyl® hydrapneumatic drive units.The press unit operates...

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Air press suitable for manual, semiautomatic assembly

August 8, 2006

AIM Joraco has introduced a direct air press to complement its Toggle-Aire® pneumatic presses for assembling bushings, posts, inserts, and fasteners.The air press features a straight pneumatic...

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Fastener-installation press system enhanced

August 8, 2006

The upgraded PEMSERTER® Series 2000® automatic fastener-installation press system from PennEngineering® installs all types of self-clinching fasteners permanently in thin-metal sheets.New...

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Adhesives bond aluminum, steel, galvanized metals to substrate

August 8, 2006

Henkel Corp. offers seven kinds of its Loctite® Speedbonder™ structural adhesive that bonds aluminum, steel, and galvanized metals to a variety of substrates, including plastics and...

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Strain sensor uses piezoelectric elements

August 8, 2006

The Force/Torque Div. of PCB® Piezotronics Inc. has introduced M240 ICP® strain sensors that use piezoelectric sensing elements to indirectly measure dynamic and quasistatic forces on...

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Heavy-duty turntables available in cast iron, stainless steel

July 11, 2006

SKF® Linear Motion & Precision Technologies has introduced its heavy-duty turntables operation in work and assembly stations, welding tables, swivel product displays, material container stands,...

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Fastener designed for prepainted metal

July 11, 2006

AKH Inc. has introduced the painted FAS-NER® that allows fastener insertion into prepainted metal. The color is matched to the color of the painted assembly, eliminating postpaint operations.The...

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