Production Pulsed Heat Bond System


  • Reduced cycle time due to higher level of automation
  • Higher quality bonds from use of active vision system
  • Less waste from use of product specific interlocks
  • Improved quality through automated part ID number capture and tracking
  • Process data capture and output to factory network
  • Quick turnaround of large tool (14 weeks)

A-C Responsibilities

  • Define Architecture
  • Design
  • Build
  • Test
  • Deploy

System Features

  • Rockwell ControlLogix PLC
  • Rockwell Kinetix Servo Drives (Qty: 17)
  • Rockwell FactoryTalkView ME running on NUC with ELO touchscreen HMI
  • Eight Miyachi pulsed heaters each mounted on a servo-driven XY linear stage
  • Eight Cognex In-Sight cameras
  • Three Cognex Dataman ID readers
  • Large air & vacuum table for product positioning and fixturing
  • Automated part handling

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