7-Part Automated Assembly Machine

Project Scope:

7-Part Automated Assembly Machine

SDC designed and built a custom assembly machine for surgical sterilization capsules with material handling capabilities and product labeling.

Manual loaded 2-piece clamshell with automatic pick-and-place

Custom heat strip pick-and-place with Cognex vision inspection

Vibration weld clamshell assembly station

Heat filter feed, cut, and insertion station

End cap feeder station with SDChassis insertion

Verify station follows all operations

Reject/head clean out station

Automated unload pick-and-place to labeling machine

The Solution:

This automated work cell features our custom tooled SDChassis with a 16-position CAM driven rotary indexing platform. The machine is controlled by a custom written PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) that interfaces with an HMI (Human Machine Interface). It operates at 1,200 finished parts per hour.