Basket Assembly Machine

Basket Assembly Machine adapt automation
  • Machine Number: 5893
  • Construction: Heavy duty welded and powder coated tubular frame with adjustable levelers. Materials and finishes used are appropriate for the work environment. This machine is designed to allow the operator full visual contact with all components being processed and easy access for routine maintenance
  • Cycle Rate: 15 parts per minute
  • Safety: Meets OSHA Safety Standards. Safety-sensitive areas of this machine are enclosed and accessed through interlocked doors which stop the machine when opened. Emergency Stop controls are provided which stop the machine when activated

A conveyor feeds the empty baskets to a dead track where they are picked and placed 2 at a time into a double nest on a 16 position indexed dial plate. A generant disk is then bowl fed and placed into the bottom of each basket. A series of conveyors feed the propellant wafers from a wafer press in another room to the machine where they are split into two lanes and the required number of wafers is automatically stacked. Two of the stacks of wafers are then transferred into the two baskets in the index table.

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