Next-generation assembly press

Nov. 4, 2004
A new version of a multiaccess press lets users operate stations with one PC.

Dubbed EMAP, for electromechanical assembly press, the device automotive test and assembly operations where precise control of part pressing is vital. An intelligent circuit board the device handles communication among the assembly system PLC, EMAP, and sensors. Up 255 assembly presses can on only one PC. The press comes in 16 sizes ranging 225 to 75,000 lb. Force distance sensors are built in CNC programming can set force and position (both with limits) to hit precision quality control parameters.

The EMAP was developed by Promess Inc., Brighton, Mich. Earlier versions of the device dedicated one PC to handle each press.

Sponsored Recommendations

Pumps Push the Boundaries of Low Temperature Technology

June 14, 2024
As an integral part of cryotechnology, KNF pumps facilitate scientific advances in cryostats, allowing them to push temperature boundaries and approach absolute zero.

The entire spectrum of drive technology

June 5, 2024
Read exciting stories about all aspects of maxon drive technology in our magazine.

MONITORING RELAYS — TYPES AND APPLICATIONS

May 15, 2024
Production equipment is expensive and needs to be protected against input abnormalities such as voltage, current, frequency, and phase to stay online and in operation for the ...

Solenoid Valve Mechanics: Understanding Force Balance Equations

May 13, 2024
When evaluating a solenoid valve for a particular application, it is important to ensure that the valve can both remain in state and transition between its de-energized and fully...

Voice your opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of Machine Design, create an account today!