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THREE ROBOT EXTRUSION WORKSTATION


Author(s)/Editor(s): James Peris

Pages in Print Edition: 11PP

Published: 01/10/1982
Product ID:
TP82PUB169

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Description

EXTRUSION IS THE FIRST HOT FORMING STEP IN PRODUCING COMPRESSOR BLADES FOR JET ENGINEERS. A UNIMATE AND TWO AUTO-PLACES ARE PRESENTLY WORKING WITH A MIXTURE OF STANDARD AND SPECIAL PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT TO PERFORM EXTRUSION AUTOMATICALLY:THE FIRST AUTO-PLACE COATS THE INCOMING PART; THE UNIMATE LOADS A COATED PART INTO A FURNACE RETRIEVES A HEATED PART AND LOADS IT INTO THE EXTRUSION PRESS; THE SECONDAUTO-PLACE REMOVES THE EXTRUSION AND LUBRICATES THE DIE. SENSORS, PROTECTING EQUIPMENT FROM THE FORGE SHOP ENVIRONMENT, AND THE PC PROGRAMMING ARE DISCUSSED.