Align Production Systems’ Head & Tailstock Positioners delivers powered variable-speed rotation in either direction to optimize your fabrication or assembly operation. This product line is designed to optimize your welding, torching, cutting, or cladding operations. Our standard Head & Tailstock Positioners can range from a manually controlled, 5,000 lbs positioner, to a 200,000 lbs positioner with robotic interfacing. In addition, we also offer custom designed solutions to fit your project specifications.
|• Weight Capacities up to 200,000 lbs.||• Standard Tethered Hand Pendant Control|
|• 360° Continuous Rotation||• Accommodates varying tooling lengths|
|• Brush-style brass grounding block||• Standard manual welding setup|
|• Foot Control Treadle||• Adjustable slide base for constant alignment|
|• Remote Hand Pendant||• PLC controlled servo motor w/ encoder|
|• Alternative AC and DC power supplies||• External Axis servo-kit for robotic interface|
Head & Tailstock Benefits
In addition to improving throughput in fabrication or assembly, our head & tailstock positioners also offer ergonomic and safety benefits. Using a positioner can eliminate overhead welding and manual positioning, as well as optimize work piece access. As a result, these improvements can reduce downtime due to worker fatigue or injury.
|• Eradicate overhead welding||• Eliminate Manual Positioning|
|• Zero Backlash Holding Torque|
|• Increased work piece access||• Improved welding quality|
|• Reduced operator injury & fatigue||• Reduced operational hazard|
|• Easy Installation||• Free up crane and fork truck usage|
To view our selection of standard Head & Tailstock Positioners, please visit our catalog.
To discuss a custom Head & Tailstock Positioner with a sales engineer, contact us.