Givens Machine Systems provides solutions to improve your operations by using self positioning, custom fastening systems. Tools like torque drivers are necessary in every production environment to quickly tighten fasteners and to ensure the correct torque spec is achieved.
We can design a custom system that locates the tooling to your product, aligns multiple nut runners, and fastens multiple torque points simultaneously to optimize production. These systems can be controlled via air logic, or via PLC controls and DC torque tools or pneumatic torque tools can be integrated into these systems.
Improve Manufacturing Operations
By investing in custom fastening systems from Givens Machine Systems, you can;
- Reduce labour costs (one operator running multiple tools)
- Improve ergonomics (operator controls can be kept at an ergonomic height while the tool is above the shoulders or below the waist)
- Improved cycle time (multiple fasteners installed simultaneously)
- Improved repeatability (tooling aligns to the part or fixture, increasing position repeatability)
In this demonstration, the custom-designed torque tool approaches the rear of a vehicle body and aligns itself to the vehicle. The 4 DC torque spindles are inserted through the rear window opening and expand to reach the bolts. All 4 bolts are torqued simultaneously before retracting the tooling.
Enhance Production with Custom Torque Tools
PLC controls can integrate many poke yokes such as target torque, fastener detection, misalignment detection, reverse function lockout, and vision inspection.
Using DC torque tools with torque controllers enables the ability to create a torque strategy, which monitors rundown angles and final angles to ensure a perfect torque is achieved each time. If the rundown angle does not reach its target before the set torque is reached, this could be an indicator of a damaged bolt.