Sunday, 21 Oct 2018
 
 
Assembly of hydraulic cylinders Print

General
12 different types, differing in

- cylinder length
- pipe diameter
- top and bottom parts

Dimensions L * W * H = 14 x 5 x 2.3 meters
Cycle time 18 seconds
   
 
Processes
1 manual work station

- placing of components
- changing of pallet fixtures
- removing of bad parts / repairs

7 automatic stations:

- image recognition of components and fixtures
- tumble - rivets
- handling and assembling with NC-axes
- lubrication (central oil system)
- calibration
- axial and radial pressing (hydraulic system) via
  chuck and pressing rods
- unloading and packing belt
     
Control

- network system via TCP / IP
- Siemens S7-3xx PLC
- one control touch panel per station
- barcode controlled management of part fixtures for retooling