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07.09.2016

Toggle-joint clamp as a “motor“ for moving, lifting, rotating …

The toggle-joint clamp has become a universal tool in body-in-white assembly lines. So why not use this standard as a drive for other functions in body-in-white assembly?
10.08.2016

APM Conveying Technology

We have heard from some customers that there is a little uncertainty with regard to the succession to the Spanish company specializing in conveying technology AUTOMATISMOS PROYECTOS Y MONTAJES, S.A., or APM.

27.07.2016

Spot weld guns – Simple and sturdy

Based on the standard C-frame systems of TÜNKERS Forming Technology, HELU now offers a modular spot weld gun.

15.07.2016

Will the 7th axis replace the accumulating conveyor?

To uncouple the individual manufacturing lines, buffer stations are indispensable in the body-in-white assembly plant layout. Some new systems are based on a concept where a robot on a 7th axis puts the components into a “shelf system“ in order to convey them, when required, to the subsequent cell.

22.06.2016

Punching clamps

Punching the four holes for the license plate into the trunk lid – this was the task presented to us by a renowned German OEM.

18.05.2016

Modular steel construction

In conveying technology, steel structures must adapt to the situation on site, such as hall height, supporting pillars and plant layout. This is why this steel structure is always a delicate component often times delaying the entire plant construction progress.

05.04.2016

90° accumulating conveyor – the preferred conveyor belt for loading!

Conveyor belts are used more and more frequently as a magazine for loading robotic cells. However, the systems that were originally conceived for conveying from one cell to another are not perfectly suited for the worker loading area.

30.03.2016

Modular steel construction

In conveying technology, steel structures must adapt to the situation on site, such as hall height, supporting pillars and plant layout. This is why this steel structure is always a delicate component often times delaying the entire plant construction progress.

23.03.2016

New business area: “Dosing”

Laying it on thick” has a negative connotation, not only in colloquial language. In the field of automation, too, the right dosage is all-important for the application of sophisticated materials in increasingly complex systems.

17.02.2016

Roller conveyor lifter with “dual scissors“

Lifting a roller conveyor is not rocket science. Most frequently, eccentric lifters are used for short strokes. For higher strokes of more than 400 mm, scissor lift tables have become ubiquitous.