Our Latest Factory Automation Case Studies from Solara Automation

We believe that the best way to show you Solara Automation's capabilities is through our many factory automation case studies. Every factory automation company talks about capabilities on their website, but case studies show real world experience in complex factory automation solutions. 

That's why Solara Automation should be your top choice for your factory automation solutions. Contact us today to discuss your factory automation needs!

  • Robotic Staking System
    Application: Forming and Inspection System Industry:  Automotive Project Criteria Solara’s customer manufactures components of automotive drive axles.  The requirements for the station were to first inspect previous assembly step, to stake the part, and last to inspect the staking process. Solara
  • Mold Load Unload Robot Cell
    Application: Material Handling and Inspection System Industry:  Automotive Project Criteria 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
  • Chamfer Grinding Machine
    Application: Chamfer Grinding Machine Industry: Automotive Project Criteria Customer asked Solara Automation to design, build and test a machine to grind a chamfer on ceramic disks. We engineered a free-standing workstation consisting of a 4-position rotary dial table, magazine-fed part infeed, a
  • Hydraulic Roll-Forming Machine
    Application: Assembly Machine Industry: Industrial Components Project Criteria Solara engineered this assembly machine in the production of drive rollers used in conveyor systems. The project required automation to produce grooves in steel tubes with auto-positioning of hydraulic grooving heads and
  • Vial Assembly Machine
    Application: Assembly Machine Industry: Pharmaceutical Project Criteria Solara Automation was asked to assemble a device used for cardiovascular screening. The requirement was to automate the process of assembling liquid filled, sealed plastic vials. The machine was engineered to insert an internal
  • 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
  • Inspection and Tray Loading System
    Application: Inspection and Packing System Industry:  Automotive Project Criteria 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
  • Robotic Press and Furnace Load System
    Solara's automation solution for sintered metal parts used in engines unloads parts from a press, de-burrs edges, places onto trays, and loads into a furnace. The automation is flexible to process 8 different parts at a rate of up to 720 parts per hour.
  • 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
  • Spider Bearing Assembly MachineSpider Bearing Assembly Machine
    Solara Delivers 5th Spider Assembly Machine. The system is used to assemble spider bearings for the automotive manufacturing industry.
  • Robotic Staking System

    Application: Forming and Inspection System Industry:  Automotive Project Criteria Solara’s customer manufactures components of automotive drive axles.  The requirements for the station were to first inspect previous assembly step, to stake the part, and last to inspect the staking process. Solara engineered and built a single-robot cell.  After the previous assembly step, the operator loads [more]

  • Mold Load Unload Robot Cell

    Application: Material Handling and Inspection System Industry:  Automotive Project Criteria 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 [more]

  • Chamfer Grinding Machine

    Application: Chamfer Grinding Machine Industry: Automotive Project Criteria Customer asked Solara Automation to design, build and test a machine to grind a chamfer on ceramic disks. We engineered a free-standing workstation consisting of a 4-position rotary dial table, magazine-fed part infeed, a grinding wheel mounted on a swing arm, an air knife to blow off [more]

  • Hydraulic Roll-Forming Machine

    Application: Assembly Machine Industry: Industrial Components Project Criteria Solara engineered this assembly machine in the production of drive rollers used in conveyor systems. The project required automation to produce grooves in steel tubes with auto-positioning of hydraulic grooving heads and precise groove depth control. Project Features 240 parts per hour Auto part load/unload Hydraulic form [more]

  • Vial Assembly Machine

    Application: Assembly Machine Industry: Pharmaceutical Project Criteria Solara Automation was asked to assemble a device used for cardiovascular screening. The requirement was to automate the process of assembling liquid filled, sealed plastic vials. The machine was engineered to insert an internal glass tube and filter and then printing and labeling the finished product. Project Features [more]

  • 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 [more]

  • Inspection and Tray Loading System

    Application: Inspection and Packing System Industry:  Automotive Project Criteria 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 [more]

  • Robotic Press and Furnace Load System

    Solara’s automation solution for sintered metal parts used in engines unloads parts from a press, de-burrs edges, places onto trays, and loads into a furnace. The automation is flexible to process 8 different parts at a rate of up to 720 parts per hour. [more]

  • 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 [more]

  • Spider Bearing Assembly Machine Spider Bearing Assembly Machine

    Solara Delivers 5th Spider Assembly Machine. The system is used to assemble spider bearings for the automotive manufacturing industry. [more]

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