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Southern Manufacturing

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6TQ)

20/04/2021 - 22/04/2021

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

PPMA Show 2021

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

28/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

PPMA Show 2021 will be the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and (more)

Advanced Engineering 2021

NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)

03/11/2021 - 04/11/2021

Join us in our 12th and most important edition to date, as we invite engineers and management from all (more)

Speeding up the fastening process

Speeding up the fastening process
New from Spirol Industries is the PH Platen Heat Insert Driver, the PH Platen-Style model. This machine provides an accurate and consistent means of installing multiple inserts into a plastic moulded component. This is loaded into a fixture nest on a manual linear slide and the inserts are manually loaded into their corresponding bosses.

The slide is pushed into position and the machine is activated. The platen head advances, axially engaging as many as twelve heated tips into the inserts, and continues to advance until the inserts are hot melted to a preset depth. The platen then retracts, withdrawing the tips. The operator then pulls back the slide, uploads the completed assembly and repeats the process.

Easily interchangeable platens and elevation adjustments ensure easy changeover from part to part. Pneumatic flow controls adjust insertion and retract stroke speeds. The entire insertion platen head can be easily raised and lowered to accommodate various host shapes and sizes. The PH Platen machine will accommodate all heat style inserts in different sizes from and internal threads.

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