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FIVE, Farnborough(GU14 6XL)
21/03/2017(09:30) - 23/03/2017
The UK's LARGEST regional manufacturing technology, electronics and subcontracting exhibition. (more)
Messe Stutgart, Germany
28/03/2017 - 30/03/2017
As the world’s leading exhibition for the fastener and fixing industry Fastener Fair Stuttgart (more)
Manchester Central Convention Complex(M2 3GX)
04/04/2017 - 05/04/2017
Industry 4.0, the 4th industrial revolution, smart manufacturing, digital factories…these are (more)
Arena MK, Milton Keynes(MK1 1ST)
The new Machine Vision Conference & Exhibition gives you insight into the latest developments in (more)
Cycle chain conveyor from MKMK Profile Systems has again demonstrated the flexibility of its extensive range of conveyors with an adaptation of its standard chain conveyor which can be used as a parts handling conveyor. With this, MK Profiles can offer a chain conveyor which acts as a bespoke dual-lane conveyor. Camshafts are transported into a processing machine (lathe), separated and positioned, so that the camshafts are accurately located in the lathe each time. Since the aim is to process different types of camshafts, the width of the conveyor system must be variably adjustable.
This chain conveyor provides customers with a low maintenance, robust conveyor which is suitable for both dirty and hot environments. Not only can several batches be transported on one conveyor but also the product specific fixtures prevent product contact and material damage. The fixtures screwed to the chain serve as cleats for the camshafts. The conveyor drive shaft is loosely mounted in the second lane, making it possible to adjust the width using two linear modules. These are connected by a timing belt, so that they run in parallel and synchronously. A positioning unit at the end locates and aligns the camshafts.
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