Odd-Form Assembly Automation – Lead-to-Hole Ratio

Odd-Form Assembly Automation – Lead-to-Hole Ratio

October 6, 2014 – Lead-to-hole ratio is the amount of variance between the largest diameter/diagonal of the lead to the smallest diameter of the hole. This factor has to be considered in the determination of viability for automation. There are so many factors...
Odd-Form Assembly Automation – It’s All about Flexibility

Odd-Form Assembly Automation – It’s All about Flexibility

July 24, 2014 – It is not just another robotic platform that can handle the rigors of inserting small to large, light to heavy odd-form components. The platform must have the flexibility to use gripper tooling or vacuum nozzles and sometimes both. And the...