EQUIPMENT: In order to meet the growing demand for multiple axis nozzle control systems, Empire has developed a dual-turntable, 4-axis pressure blast system with state-of-the-art PLC controls. System was further enhanced with a touch-screen display for operator inputs. The user-friendly design surpasses many other similar types of air blast systems available today.
The 3-axis, 4-nozzle manipulator provides access to hard-to-reach areas from above or below the part. The X and Y axes position the manipulator to maintain nozzle distance. The arcing action of the 3rd axis (wrist-type) is able to clean the top and underside of all surfaces and other complex profiles on specialized parts.
INDUSTRIES: Molding facilities, automotive, tire, aircraft engine and frame manufacturers.
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Our MH-3 blast gun boosts production rates by 10 to 25 percent when compared to suction guns based on traditional designs. But even more impressively, the MH-3 continues blasting without maintenance at least 10 times longer than previous designs, including its predecessor, our MH-2. Independent tests have demonstrated the MH-3’s staying power many times.
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PROCESS: “Deflash is back at Empire” – To meet a customer’s need to deflash electronic components, Empire designed and built a fully automated magazine handling airblast system to process over 3000 components per hour. An operator inserted the magazines and the system would unload the component strips containing 32 parts, deflash and reload the strip at the exit end.
INDUSTRIES: Electronic Molding, Component Manufactures, Mold Companies
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• EQUIPMENT: Empire introduces our NEW 4848 Continuous Turntable System with a FOUR GUN ROTARY BLAST HEAD. The system was made available to provide a lower priced alternative to our CT-48RS and CT-53RS Continuous Turntable units.
: Automotive Parts Repair, Part Rebuild Centers, Cleaning Services
- Model CT-4848-RS SRC 9 System with 24” Table
- Variable Speed, 4-Gun Rotary Blast Head
- MH-3 Straight through Suction Gun
- Front station allows for easy part handling
- Secondary rotary hopper supplies media to all guns
- Precision fixed orifice media flow control for each gun
SUMMARY: The 4848 Four Gun Continuous Turntable was developed to meet a specialized air blast-cleaning requirement within several industries. With the ability to handle smaller parts with reduced air consumption, this system opens up a broad range of lower production industries. The price is competitive and operating costs are in a very favorable range for many smaller businesses.
The system include s our CDC Cartridge Collector and a front load station. Table coating and other accessories are available to meet your customer’s needs.