Model 5823 Automatic Gear Inspection
ITW Heartland/SpiroidPosted 07/21/2011
Automatic inline inspection or measuring composite, runout, nicks, size, tooth action, lead, taper. Use for pinions and sun gears when high speed and both CD and Lead & Taper measurements are necessary.
Measures part by automatically loading the part on work holding and automatically meshing the rolling master gear with the piece part. Parts are moved into the machine and out of the machine by means of a 6 axis robot. Gear acquisition data is automatically analyzed. Computerized results are displayed on monitor. Parts can be sorted by size categories, good, reject, and repair. Parts must be clean of oil and dirt upon entering machine. Cycle times range from 450-600 parts per hour, depending on style of gear.
Highly accurate and repeatable. Not dependent on operator judgment in measurement of gear. Durable for shop environment. Computerized screens for measurement data and graph displays. Customized operator screens, SPC software to include Xbar and R Charts and Histograms, Auto Calibration. Fully guarded and equipped with light curtain for ease of access and safety. Complete with computer, monitor, printer, and measurement device software.
The Model 5823 with the 6 axis robot for loading and unloading gears offers the following additional advantages:
- Setting masters can be stored in trays on the machine bed. The robot will automatically select the setting masters from the tray and return them to the same location after calibration.
- Greater flexibility in running a complete family of different gears on the same machine
- Part changeovers are done quickly and require no tools or special skills.