Versatile Robotic System for Edge Forming

March 1, 2009

DV Automation, based in West Midlands in the United Kingdom, has developed RoboForm, a robotic setup for forming a variety of edge
Versatile robotic System
conditions on sheetmetal components. The robot/roller-head combination is designed to produce a number of options, from radiused to angled flanges or flat-hemmed safety edges.

The flexible equipment can accommodate a number of component variants and different forms. DVA, known for manufacturing hemming-closure solutions for vehicle bodies, developed RoboForm for U.S. manufacturer Ogihara, which employs the system to produce a curved flange on the rear door of the Lincoln MKT crossover SUV.

DV Automation: 44 (0) 121 585 3333; www.dvautomation.co.uk

Industry-Related Terms: Edge, Flange, Forming
View Glossary of Metalforming Terms

 

See also: DV Automation

Technologies: Pressroom Automation

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