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!

  • Scope: A leading manufacturer of builder products requested Solara to design, develop, and install an end-of-line robotic palletizing system for strapped bundles of nail plates. Part/Product: Zinc-plated steel nail plates bundled and strapped together in sets of 20 each. Nail plate sizes vary from 3”x4” all the way to 10”x16” for a total of 36 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Application: Robotic Part Processing Industry:  Automotive Project Criteria Solara Automation’s customer produces sintered metal parts used in engines. The automation requirements were to unload parts from a press, de-burr edges, place onto trays, and load into a furnace.  The automation had to be flexible to process 8 different parts. Solara engineered and built a flexible […]

  • 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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