Specialised assembly machine: sleeve crimping
Specialised assembly machine designed to crimp connectors at the ends of tubes.
Requirement / To strengthen the ends of tubes.The customer wished to attach strengthening sleeves to the ends of tubes by expansion to reinforce them.
Solution / A custom crimping machine.The assembly machine developed by Lormac allowed the parts to loaded manually or using a robot. The strengthening sleeves were press-fitted and expanded using hydraulic power. A side-punching process was applied at the end to provide extra solidity and a good finish.
The crimping machine’s performance levels /
- 6 second cycle time