Deciding whether or not you need to, or can, automate the equipment at your company is a significant step. However, you should not assume a bottlenecked manual process will automatically work when automated.
If you’re uncertain whether your facility is ready for this next step, check out this white paper from STANLEY Engineered Fastening: Is My Company Ready for Automation?
It covers what to consider before selecting an automation integrator for threaded and blind-fastening applications, including the problems to solve, productivity expectations, and health and safety considerations.
STANLEY Engineered Fastening offers a diverse portfolio of fastening components, providing products, equipment, and consulting to the automotive and general industries. The company is also an expert in automated assembly solutions, which can be fully customized with varying degrees of automation, error proofing, and data capture.
These automated assembly systems are designed to improve production speed and quality by delivering application solutions that are tailored to production ergonomics.
Solutions are available for:
- Threaded or torque-tool automation: Includes precision-threaded fastening equipment, featuring a complete line of cordless, DC, and pneumatic assembly spindles, process controllers, and tightening strategies.
- Blind-fastening automation tools: Includes cordless and hydro-pneumatic equipment to install rivets, lockbolts, sealing plugs, and Speed Fastening, with varying degrees of automation.
If you’re still uncertain, read the company’s article, 6 Things to Consider Before Automating, to ensure a successful plan for automating tool fastening at your facility.