bumper assembly and test fixtures
There have now been a number of bumper
assembly and test fixtures designed by TQC specifically for the automatic assembly of
large panel automotive parts.
This range of equipment enhances the scope of
assembly and checking fixtures to include integrated testing of fitted electrical parts
such as lights and PDC's that are fitted into the plastic moulded bumper.
The benefit of these 'spit roast' machines is
that they allow access to both the 'A' or visible face of the panel and the 'B' face, this
allows for quick and easy access to assemble and clip in various optional extras of the
assembly by hand.
For plastic bumpers with
unique assembly options the spit roast solution can use barcode
information to define the options specific to that bumper.
The display panel indicates the assembly operations required and
the machine carries out a presence and function test to ensure the
plastic bumper assembly is correct. A final operation on the bumper
is to align the number plate and secure with automatic screwdrivers.