Formation and Control of Ammunition Parts

Ammunition parts 1Intek created a fully automatic machine for forming, calibration, and control measurements of small brass parts. The parts are fed into the machine through a vibratory feeder with a capacity of 10,000 parts. The design made use of a “walking beam” system and a round table for transport of parts in pairs between the various workstations.

Fact sheet:

  • Vibration feeder from AFAG Automation
  • 2 pcs. Promess servo presses, 80kn
  • “Walking Beam” by AFAG linear units
  • 2 pcs. touch tools provided by Bandak precision system
  • Weiss round table with 4 positions
  • 2 pcs. Cognex In-Sight vision high resolution camera with Zeiss telecentric lenses
  • Sick light curtain
  • Siemens S7 PLC

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Control Test of total length, thickness, and groove placement. Screening of known products. Time of contact is 2.7 seconds for every 2 units of the product.