Mesh Automation

MACTend

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MACTEND

The MACTend is a professional grade skid-mounted tending cell designed for material handling and machine tending of small and medium-sized parts where process flexibility is paramount.  The cell utilizes pre-selected components and “Bolt-On” process modules that can be configured in a manner best for loading and finishing your part.

The MACTend’s features, including being industry 4.0 ready, make for a great value with quicker deliveries and higher reliability.   The solid build, fully enclosed, professionally finished cell will provide a long productive life and excellent return on investment.

BASE SPECIFICATIONS AND PERFORMANCE FEATURES
MODELMACTEND LEANMACTEND MINIMACTENDMACTEND LRG
Footprint w x l x h (nominal) can be customized3’ x 3’ footprint 5’ x 7’ footprint8’ x 12’ x 8’ skid9.5’ x 16’ x 8’ skid
Guarding TypeExtruded AL guarding with Lexan guard doors protected by solenoid locking safety switchesMesh fencing with access doors protected by permit to entry locking safety switches
ChangeoverNo tool, pushbutton recipe driven from the HMI. Bar code scan is optional
Operating environmentHarsh environment associated with cutting, and machining
Robot brandABB, Fanuc and Yaskawa
Robot Riser Yes
Operator loading safety See below for Optional “bolt on” Process Modules
Industry 4.0 Compliant Yes
Low Voltage Controls (Rockwell) Rockwell CompactLogix L30, dual Ethernet, safety PLC
Low Voltage Controls (Siemens) Siemens S7 1200F dual Profinet, safety PLC
Low Voltage Controls (Omron) CJ safety PLC
HMI (Rockwell) PanelView Plus 7, touch screen, 10.4"
HMI (Siemens) SIMATIC TP900, 9"
HMI (Omron)NA V1 series 9”
ConnectionsElectrical: 460VAC, 30Amp, Pneumatic: 85psi min.
Safety Fully compliant with ISO 12100 and ANSI/RIA R15.06-2012 safety standards; ABB Safemove II, Fanuc DCS or Yaskawa Motoman FSU
Machine colorRAL 9003 or customer spec
High Voltage Controls segregatedHigh-voltage power distribution panel segregated from the low voltage available as an option
Robot protection packagesFoundry Duty or protection suit available as an option
Industry 4.0 data packagesAvailable as an option
Process camera packages: CCTV camera with TV or industrial monitor mounted to the outside of the cellAvailable as an option

BOLT-ON MODULES

RAW MATERIAL HANDLING PROCESS MODULES

- Vibratory feeding - Bowl or Linear track or tray
- Random part Conveyorized feeding using 2d vision
- Index conveyor with attachments designed specifically for the part
- Gantry or Robotic pick and place from pallet
- Part drawer


ROBOT END OF ARM TOOL (EOAT)

Two Jaw gripper for round and flat parts, Three Jaw gripper for round and flat parts, Dual grippers, and Slip sheet vacuum pad

TOOL STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL PROCESS MODULES

- Drawer type for protection of the tool and replenishment of wear media on a tool
- Tree style for convenience to the robot Tool Tree

AUTONOMOUS MOBILE ROBOT OR SDV

Autonomous Mobile Robot or self-driving vehicle (AMR or SDV) – Omron LD series in 60,90, 250 and 1500 kg payloads. MESH is an approved and trained integrator of Omron AMR’s

QUALITY CONTROL PROCESS MODULES

- Laser measurement
- 2d vision inspection
- 3d inspection stations using 3d lasers

PART ENGRAVING MODULES

Laser, Scribing, or Inkjet

PART REGRIP STATION

Part Regrip and 180 turn station for small and large parts (up to 200kg)