AFM-8200 Hot Staking Machine

STANDARD FEATURES

  • AC-powered hot-staking unit.
  • Dual-headed hot staking operation providing simultaneous welding of two (2) tangs.
  • Automatic load/unload from chain or pallet.
  • Free-floating (low friction) head design.
  • Reduced cycle time due to cylinder and valve selection and position.
  • Three (3) preset pressures programmable into any phase of the welding cycle.
  • Integrated MedWeld weld control.
  • Ten (10) part parameter storage using the standard thirty-one (31) weld schedules.
  • 10 KVA transformer at 50% duty cycle, 7.1 KVA continuous, with 10 tap primary and 1.0 to 2.0 or 2.0 to 4.0 VAC secondary voltage.
  • Quick change weld electrode and ground bar.
  • Bench setup of weld electrode in holder.
  • Flexible, high current carrying capacity cables.
  • Servo motor driven rotator for rotating the armature into welding positions.
  • Hardinge collet mounted in simplified spindle and retained by an air actuated drawbar.
  • Operator control panel on movable pendant.
  • Initial index of armature via armature rotation and mechanical blade in lift chuck.
  • Self-contained chiller with separate in and out manifolds.
  • Quick positioning of hot staking heads.
  • Easy access with swing away guarding.
  • Allen-Bradley SLC-5/03 Programmable Controller.
  • Allen-Bradley Data Table Access Module, 2 line and 16 characters.

HOT STAKING ELECTRICAL CONTROL SYSTEMS

  • MedWeld interface with Allen-Bradley and MedLAN network.
  • Programming weld sequence schedule by setting time, current, and pressure.
  • High and low limit settings for current, power factor, and ratio of available current as compared to current settings (C factor).
  • Automatic voltage compensation.
  • Automatic current compensation.
  • Automatic power factor compensation.
  • Real time machine control.
  • SPC capability of data from the MedWeld unit.
  • Ability to layer and restrict program accessibility.
  • Machine can be programmed to auto- matically stop for undesirable measurements.
  • Ability to limit and monitor the number of hits of weld electrode.


FREE FLOATING (LOW FRICTION) HEAD DESIGN

  • Low friction roller ball guide assembly.
  • Fast acting air valve attached to cylinder.
  • Low friction air cylinder not attached to electrode holding assembly.
  • Welding cables mounted to avoid restricting movement of welding head.
  • Positive air cylinder driven return of welding head.
  • Maximum force 628 Newtons.

SERVO MOTOR DRIVEN ROTATOR ASSEMBLY

  • Quick Change Hardinge collet with air actuated drawbar assembly.  Identical collet to that used in the armature winding machine.
  • Programmable servo motor drive assembly to accurately position tang under electrode.

QUICK CHANGE TOOLING

  • Quick change “no tool” Hardinge collet.
  • Lift chuck with initial index blade.
  • Quick change “no tool” ground bar.
  • Quick change “no tool” electrode holder with bench setup device, extra electrode and electrode holder.

MACHINE SPECIFICATIONS

Electrical Requirements

  • 208/220/240/380/400/440/480/600 Volts,
  • 3-phase, 50/60 Hz, 25 KVA.

Pneumatic Requirements - A 0.5 in. (12.7 mm), 100 psi (6.8 atm) capacity air line should supply the machine. A supplied pressure regulator will reduce pressure to 80 psi (5.4 atm) for machine operation. Air consumption is approximately 7.0 cfm (198 liters/min).

Machine Weight (approximate) - 862 kilograms (1900 pounds)

Machine Dimensions (approximate)

  • WIDTH         0.940 M (37 inches)
  • DEPTH         1.397 M (55 inches)
  • HEIGHT         2.057 M (81 inches)

ARMATURE CAPACITIES

  • Lamination Diameter - min 12.00 mm (0.5000 inch), max 76.00 mm (3.000 inches)
  • Lamination Stack Length - min 10.00 mm (0.3750 inch), max 102.00 mm (4.000 inches)
  • Shaft Diameter - min 3.00 mm (0.1250 inch), max 22.00 mm (0.875 inch)
  • Shaft Length - min 19.00 mm (0.7500 inch), max 178.00 mm (7.000 inches)
  • Commutator Body Diameter - min 6.40 mm (0.2500 inch), max 57.00 mm (2.250 inches)
  • Commutator Body Length - min 5.00 mm (0.1875 inch), max 51.00 mm (2.000 inches)
  • Commutator End Shaft Extension - min 6.40 mm (0.2500 inch), max 76.00 mm (3.000 inches)
  • Stack to Commutator - min 13.00 mm (0.5000 inch), max 25.00 mm (1.000 inch)
  • Wire Size Range - min 0.10 mm (38 AWG), max 1.30 mm (16 AWG)