MDF-8500 Double Flier Armature Winder


  • Dual ‘opto-touch’ cycle start buttons.
  • Operator interactive 265mm (10.4in.) VGA color touch screen providing a graphical user interface, displayed in a windows environment.
  • IC-2000 Industrial Computer open architecture control system incorporating ‘off-the-shelf’ scaleable hardware including:
    • Pentium micro processor.
    • ISA industrial grade Bus.
    • Flash Drive for program storage (non-rotating).
    • 3.5in., 144Mbyte floppy disk drive for part parameter and production data backup.
    • Ethernet 10-Based-2 coaxial networking.
    • Centronics printer port.
    • QNX real-time operating system providing a windowing environment, displaying and including; parameter storage for up to 1000 part configurations, operator selectable and graphically displayed production data, extended diagnostics through complete I/O status examination and fault prompting, setup utilities with wire tension and wind velocity profile viewing, and single keying of multiple languages.
  • Brushless D.C. Servo Drive with absolute resolver and capable of obtaining flier speeds of 3,800 RPM in 250 milliseconds.
  • 40Mhz Digital Signal Processor (DPS) for motion control of the fliers and rotator motor positions.
  • Separate flier drive motor Accel and Decel settings with ‘S’ curve ramping for quick and smooth winding velocities.
  • UR-I Universal Rotator for precise, high speed index of armature including:
  • Herring bone belt, servo motor drive.
  • Industrial standard collet clamping design utilizing draw bar and commercially available collet.
  • No-tool’ adjustable, heavy duty wire clamp assemblies.
  • Collet retainer and draw bar assembly.
  • Accommodates a wire range of 0.08 to 1.02mm (38 to 18AWG).
  • Metric construction.
  • 12mm plug-in proximity switches.
  • Fabricated, welded and normalized steel base.
  • Lead wire collection system.
  • Flier hub assemblies.
  • Winding form stabilization mechanism.
  • Through the head lead guide actuation and index stop actuator for initial index allowing armature assemblies to be rotated in both directions during winding and lead connecting.
  • EXACTROL Electronic Wire Tension Controller included in IC-2000 controls system.
  • Modular guarding with all electrical interlocks and extruded aluminum frame with polycarbonate inserts.
  • Modular construction to provide for fast tooling changeover.
  • Set up for even slot capability.
  • Standard software includes generally accepted automotive-alpha and DIAMACON winding patterns on standard type armatures.
  • Software can include Snap-Away, ACCUTRIM, inner shield and pull back outer shield trimming.
  • Dynamic wire sensing mechanism to detect broken and/or depleted wire supply.


Electrical Requirements

  • Standard 7.5 KVA; 208, 240, 380, 415, 480 and 600
  • Volts, 3-phase; 50/60 Hertz.

Pneumatic Requirements

  • An air supply of 100 PSI (6.8 atm) with minimum 9 CFM (255 liters/minute) is required to operate the machine.  A pressure regulator (supplied with the machine) will reduce the pressure to 80 PSI (5.5 atm) for the machine operation.

Machine Dimensions (approximate)

  • WIDTH: 1.480 M (58 inches)
  • DEEP: 2.240 M (88 inches)
  • HEIGHT: 1.525 M (60 inches)

Machine Weight (approximate)

  • 1,090 kilograms (2,400 pounds)

Operating Environment

  • 40º Fahrenheit (4º Centigrade) to 104º Fahrenheit (40º Centigrade).