Bore Cleaning Machine is a semi-automatic. It is designed to perform buffing
and cleaning operations in the Caliper Housing components. Component loading
and unloading are manual. The machine consists of 3 station (6 Index)
indexing table with 3 sets of fixtures each having a pneumatic clamping
arrangement. First station is for component loading / unloading, Second
station consists of horizontal and vertical slide for buffing assembly
and, Third station for cleaning operation. Rotary union is used to distribute
air for cylinders on the indexing table.
separate control panel is provided to mount all the electrical sub system.
The machine is controlled through Programmable logic controller and HMI
unit for sequence and interfaced with sensors and other control elements
to meet different functions and necessary interlocks. Error free sequential
operation is ensured with the help of positive feedback interlocks interfaced
to the PLC. All the co-ordination movements are performed with the help
of pneumatic actuators.