shaped parts are conveyed between machining operations in
fixtures fastened to two strands of chain. These index as
each part is loaded. The "dog house" above the conveyor is a
wash station where parts are flushed with clean coolant to
remove chips. The conveyor frame was designed as a trough to
return coolant and chips to the coolant recovery system.
Steel Cylinder Conveyor
which become the enclosures of residential air conditioner
compressors are conveyed on their sides on chain driven
roller conveyor. Rings welded to roller tubes hold these
cylinders in place without guide rails.
Chain Conveyor with Positioning for Robot Loader
This chain conveyor indexes to
present cartons to robotic load stations where various elements
of plastic ware assortments are added. Plastic cleats fastened
to the chain hold cartons in place.
Elevator, Conveyor and Lowerator
irregularly shaped auto parts are transferred from a
sub-assembly station to final assembly on this system which
includes an elevator, zero pressure accumulation conveyor,
"Single File" Vials
"single files" small vials and places them on a discharge
Alpine "Space Saver"
process required a 2-hour supply of parts in live storage.
Space, however was limited. The solution was to arrange
conveyor elements in an "alpine" to use space typically lost
beneath the conveyor.