Tracking Systems Case Studies

Ultra tiny parts feeder for iridium metal electrodes

Problem: Fortville Feeders will service any feeder system, regardless of its manufacturer. On one such service call to the manufacturer of spark plugs, the customer was having trouble getting a very small iridium electrode to feed correctly. The electrodes were...

Five-line, high-speed parts feeding system

Problem: The manufacturer of water treatment control valves was looking for a way to automate their parts feeding and loading system that would continuously feed five conveyors that supplied their assembly station. The loading had previously been done by hand. The...

High-speed, lightweight parts feeding system

Problem: A manufacturer of ear protection devices needed two small parts – stems for earplugs - fed to their assembly equipment at a high rate of speed. The plastic stems had to be oriented properly, with the smaller diameter end leading. Any damaged or irregular...

Positioning part for robotic pick up

Problem: The customer is a capital equipment designer and manufacturer. They were experiencing a problem with a robot operation that picked up a part in an isolation cell. The trouble came with the presentation of the part for pickup. A majority of the...

Feeder systems for very small parts

Problem: The customer needed to sort and orient small wire parts (.150″ squares made with .0085″ wire) for high speed automation. They needed a system that would feed and track the parts reliably. Solution: With any small part, positioning in correct...

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