Preventing Breakage in Endform Tooling for the Fluid Transfer Product Industry
A long-time customer and manufacturer of tube assemblies for fluid transfer products was experiencing problems with a set of endform tooling that was originally designed by another company.
This particular set of endform tooling was causing delays in production because components of the set were constantly breaking.
We have been improving…Read More
3D Printed Prototype of Reverse Engineered Part for the Foam Molding Industry
The machined part was a…Read More
Design and Integration of Robotic End Forming Workcell for the Tube Fabricating Industry
The workcell pictured was made by Wauseon Machine and Manufacturing for the tube fabrication industry. We integrated a Fanuc M6iB robot into the system for the loading and unloading of end formers. Before manufacturing the workcell, we used Roboguide Simulation software to create a cell layout. In addition, we generated a series of plans…Read More
Electric Servo End Forming Machine (1003 EL) for the Tube Fabricating Industry
Dedicated to providing our clients with the highest quality tool development and machine building products and services, Wauseon Machine manufactures the model 1003 end forming machine, displayed on the left. The end forming machines are available in both hydraulic and electric construction. However, electric end forming machinery offers more efficiency and less waste than its hydraulic counterpart, making this…Read More
Robotic Tended Swage End Forming of Aluminum Tube for the Military Industry
The pictured aluminum swaged tube is used within a military application. Wauseon Machine and Manufacturing designed, manufactured the tooling, and used our 64EE robot tended machine to endform the tubes. This advanced piece of equipment was able to hold an overall close tolerance of ±.010″, and a ±1° tolerance on all…Read More