Mechanical Handling

Air Knives and Blower Unit, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Client: Varity Perkins Engines Limited

Date: 1997

Duration: 12 weeks from date of order

Design, manufacture and installation of air knife drying system for an existing conn rod washing machine

 


 

Vibrating Roll Over for 6 Cylinder Commercial/Agricultural Block, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Client: Varity Perkins Engines Limited

Date: 1996

Duration: 20 weeks from date of order

Design, manufacture and installation of a vibrating, roll-over unit to aid swarf removal from the 6 cylinder block. This involved the installation of an interlinking conveyor to tie the unit into the existing line and the provision of a vibrating 180º roll-over unit. The vibration system is assisted by air jets to ensure maximum swarf removal.

 


  

Crown Wheel Blow-Off Unit, Swansea, South Wales

Client: Visteon Automotive Systems

Date: 1997 Duration: 12 weeks from date of order

Design, manufacture and installation of a blow-off unit to improve in-process part cleanliness. The blow-off unit was commissioned to meet the client’s requirements for reduced wear to the interlinking automation from excess cutting fluid and swarf.

 


 

Brake Disc Gauging Unit, Swansea, South Wales

Client: Visteon Automotive Systems

Date: 1997

Duration: 12 weeks from date of order

Design, manufacture and installation of two brake disc gauging stations for a brake disc buy-off area. The buy-off area has six lanes, each of which handle a different disc prior to packaging. The gauges needed to distinguish between 8 existing disc types and be able to incorporate additional discs as dictated by production.

 


  

GF Axle Conveyor, Swansea, South Wales

Client: Visteon Automotive Systems

Date: 1998

Duration: 12 weeks from date of order

Working from an existing design CSL manufactured a new transit axle conveyor to present axles for machining operations. Accuracy for positioning was paramount as the unit presented components to an XYZ gantry loader.