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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Vacuum lifter operable from any overhead hoist

October 14, 2008

Anver Corp. manufactures a compact, air-powered vacuum lifter that can be operated from any overhead hoist and features an adjustable pad attachment for lifting and installing heavy parts.The VPFL4...

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Electromechanical NC systems accommodate various force-displacement-monitored press-fitting, joining tasks

September 16, 2008

Kistler's NCFH electromechanical NC joining modules, such as Type 2151B, are compact systems designed for a variety of force-displacement-monitored press-fitting and joining tasks.The systems are...

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Digital arc stud welding equipment offers enhanced SPC documentation

June 17, 2008

The Smart Weld™ line of digital arc stud welding equipment is available from Image Industries with advanced data management for SPC documentation.The documentation feature serves as a...

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Automatic fastener installation press allows quick tool changes

May 13, 2008

The PEMSERTER® Series 2000® automatic press accommodates a dual-bowl option and QX™ turret tool system to allow quick changes between anvil tools while installing different types of...

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Captive screw fasteners function as slam-to-close latches

May 13, 2008

The 1-035SL Captive-Joiner 9.5 Snap-Line from Dirak Inc. is a new technology for fastening sheet metal panels. The captive screw is designed for simplified installation and ease of use. It also...

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Assembly press designed for short bed, large-stroke, daylight applications

April 15, 2008

Beckwood Press Co. manufactures an assembly press, designed for a short bed requirement, for large-stroke and daylight applications. The press, which features a two-post frame with a 10-in. bed...

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Remote compliance device corrects alignment errors in assembly applications

March 11, 2008

The Compensator, a remote center of compliance (RCC) device from ATI Industrial Automation, is designed to correct alignment errors with peg-in-hole automated assembly applications.The device features...

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Wire thread inserts eliminate need to account for tangs

February 12, 2008

Spiralock says that, in independent tests, bolts installed into the company's Drive Notch (DN™) wire thread inserts showed no loss of tension after 24 hours of continuous vibration (1 million...

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Fastener-installation press introduced

January 15, 2008

The new PEMSERTER® series 3000™l automatic fastener-installation press has been introduced by PennEngineering. According to the manufacturer, the press can install self-clinching fasteners...

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Servo-press workstations can be customized

September 11, 2007

Promess Inc. has introduced a line of customizable servo-press workstations, based on the company's electromechanical assembly press (EMAP), intelligent control, and sensor technologies integrated...

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Rivet machine designed for delicate applications

September 11, 2007

AIM Joraco offers a line of delicate rivet machines based on its standard line of Toggle-Aire® presses.The machine is a fully pneumatic press integrated with AC-powered, cam belt-driven rivet...

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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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