De-Sta-Co’s Camco modular tabletop precision link conveyors are said to be ideal for the specialty automotive industry. The conveyors enable designers and engineers to conceptualize, cost and design build-and-deliver automation systems quickly, the company says.
The precision link conveyors are assembled to order using standard pre-manufactured components, providing quick delivery lead-times. Capable of being built to any length from 3 ft. to 30 ft., the conveyors can provide as many as 400 workstations for the assembly of multiple part products such as automotive fuel pumps, disposable medical devices and electrical switches. Station-to-station index times can be as short as 0.25 second with positioning accuracy ranging to ±0.001″.
The conveyors feature a standard footprint for three sizes of precision links. For the 3″, 4.5″ and 5″ links, the overall width of the conveyor is approximately 13.5″. This width accommodates various models of linear and rotary parts handlers.
Each module features standard incremental lengths of 18″. Designers and users can now plan and build conveyors to custom lengths. The drive and take-up ends both are 18″ and minimum length on the straightaway is 18″.
Other standard features include a pattern of tapped holes along the length of the conveyor to receive custom or standard tooling plates and an open backbone to allow electrical, pneumatic and mechanical components to pass through the conveyor. Central and offset jackshafts can be easily added, the company says.