Specialized sensor technology
- For direct and indirect force measurements
- Compact, robust sensors, traceable (according to ISO9001/IAFT)
- Fast reading of sensor data via TEDS (Transducer Electronic Data Sheet)
Reliable joining processes
Maximize the quality of joining processes such as riveting, clinching or press-fitting using the specially developed sensors and measuring amplifier systems from HBK.
Joining processes are usually evaluated through force-displacement monitoring, that is, monitoring of whether the applied process force and the resulting displacement a rivet travels in a workpiece (for example) comply with the process specifications. HBK sensors are used for this as they can be very precisely adapted to the requirements of this monitoring task:
The subsequent process monitoring using ClipX or MP85A FASTpress – the measuring amplifier for the monitoring of the joining process – continuously acquires two measured quantities (for example, force and displacement or time, or torque versus angle of rotation) and evaluates processes flexibly through adjustable tolerance bands or tolerance windows, so that you immediately get an OK or NOT OK evaluation.
Do you have any questions? Contact our applications specialists. We will be happy to help.
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IEF Werner offers a wide range of sophisticated automation components and systems. For its aiPRESS series, the company developed a press based on HBK technology that allows crimping, that is, the joining, through plastic deformation, of both very thin metal parts and thick, massive components to form a single subassembly, enabling customers to save investment costs.
Ricoh UK Products Ltd, Mechatronic Production Systems and HBM have developed a one-piece assurance system for the production of toner cartridges. It detects whether the caps of filled cartridges were inserted correctly, and whether the outer caps were fitted correctly without being cross-threaded.
Promess is a manufacturer of servo presses for the assembly and automation industry. It uses HBK sensors in its universal assembly modules that feature integrated force-displacement monitoring. Strain gauge-based and piezoelectric force transducers complement each other perfectly and detect both static and dynamic forces.
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