Mold Load Unload Robot Cell

Application: Material Handling and Inspection System Industry:  Automotive Solara Automation’s customer is a bearing manufacturer. The automation requirement was to support the overmolding of three plastic parts.  The equipment needed to bulk feed substrates, load into mold press for 2nd stage process, unload finish parts from mold, inspect parts for defects, and package into totes. …

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Bandsaw Blade Automation Robot Work Cell

Application: Material Handling, Welding, and Grinding Industry:  Tools Solara Automation’s customer manufactures portable bandsaw blades.  Solara’s engineers were challenged to build an automation cell that fed the raw material, formed the blade into a loop, weld the ends together, anneal seam, and grind the seam. Solara engineered and built a three-robot cell.  The blade material …

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Inspection and Tray Loading System

Application: Inspection and Packing System Industry:  Automotive Solara Automation’s customer produces sintered metal parts used in engines. The requirements for the automation system was to inspect three different assemblies for defects and proper dowel insertion depth.  Inspected parts needed to be packaged out on molded trays. Solara engineered and built an automated machine to inspect …

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Dowel Assembly and Inspection Systems

Application: Assembly and Inspection System Industry: Automotive Solara Automation’s customer produces sintered metal parts used in engines. The requirements for the automation was assemble dowels and pins into parts and inspect assemblies for defects and proper dowel insertion depth. Solara engineered and built two automated machines to assemble and inspect five different parts. A vision …

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Valve Stem Seal Trimmre

Valve Stem Seal Trimmer and Inspection Machine

Application: Process, Assembly, and Vision Inspection System Industry: Automotive Customer product is a valve stem seal used in engines. The customer needed to trim rubber, assemble spring, and inspect parts for defects. Solara Automation designed a system to feed parts, load them on an indexing dial, cut the excess rubber, and assemble the spring. The …

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Tube Vision Inspection System

Round Bottom Tube Vision Inspection System

Application: Tube Vision Inspection System Industry: Medical Devices A tube vision inspection system was required to inspect clear round bottom tubes for multiple defect categories. Solara designed and built an automated machine to present parts to the vision system. The vision system inspects for black specks, waviness, scuffs, bubbles, flash, cracks, gate strings/stubs, and contamination …

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Pipette Vision Inspection System

Application: Vision Inspection System for Clear Plastic Pipettes Industry: Medical Devices A vision inspection system was required to inspect clear plastic pipettes for eight defect categories. Solara designed and built an automated machine to present parts to vision system. The vision system inspects for cracks, end cut, contamination, tip defects, weld integrity, scuffs, concentricity, and …

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