Indexer performs assembly, inspection at up to 1,600 parts per hour

April 11, 2006

The Toggle-Aire® multistation indexer from AIM Joraco is pneumatically operated and programmable logic-controlled to perform parts assembly operations and provide 100 percent pre- and postassembly parts inspection at up to 1,600 parts per hour.

The indexer is suitable for pressing inserts, swaging, broaching, crimping, and related assembly operations. The unit can be equipped with 3- to 10-ton presses and has controls that provide user-programmable dwell timers. Inspection options include mechanical and optical sensing. Ram-to-station accuracy can be ± 0.0015 in. with ± 0.001-in. press component repeatability.