Press for Success

Cort, Adam
April 2009
Assembly;Apr2009, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p44
The article focuses on the benefits of using a closed-loop servo-pressing systems in assembly lines. The press consists of components that include an integrated load cell and position encoder, signal amplifiers, a system controller, dedicated system software and external sensors to fine tune pressing operations according to configurations set by engineers. The system can also accommodate parts variations by responding to the data it is generating and adjusting its behavior automatically.


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