Screw Assembly Automation Industries
Our systems are integrated into 12+ manufacturing industries globally.
When it comes to the automotive industry, Carlson has a great deal of experience in designing custom multi-spindle and single spindle screwfeeding stations as well as custom handheld screwfeeding systems for the installation of screws. This field offers interesting challenges as most systems are being designed while the OEM is still developing the production line.
Aerospace manufacturing technology has come a long way since its inception – we now have standardized components and mass-produced assemblies which depend on reliable, repeatable production processes.
Over the years, Carlson Engineering has designed and developed both handheld and multi-spindle screwfeeding stations that are integral parts of the assembly lines that have created multiple simple and complex electronic parts and components.
Carlson Engineering has worked with some of the leaders in the lighting industry to develop handheld systems and multi/single-spindle stations that integrate into their production lines and accommodate some of the tight spaces that are prevalent in lighting products. Our automated screwdriving systems are used to place fasteners and retaining screws into switches and receptacles.
Over the years, Carlson Engineering has designed and developed both handheld and multi spindle stations that are integral parts of the assembly lines that have created various parts and components for the irrigation and gardening industry. Our custom systems have been utilized in the production of oscillating sprinkler heads and a variety of valves.
Carlson has played an integral part in developing automated systems for OEMs that assemble all types of products that make up the fenestration industry. Assembly of windows made of aluminum, wood and vinyl; the “mulling” process of fusing windows together; as well the attachment of hardware, fasteners, cranks, counterbalances and more.
Carlson has a great deal of experience in designing custom multi-spindle and single spindle screwfeeding stations for the installation of screws in furniture. Whether it is furniture for the home, classroom, or office, we have designed and developed automated systems to assemble the finished product. Carlson Systems have helped to assemble the following:
Carlson Engineering has the experience and capability of building custom multi-spindle systems and drive cells that address the issues surrounding the medical industry. We’ve developed specialized automated delivery systems that accommodate smaller screws often needed in this market. We also offer various coatings on our feeders that assure fasteners maintain their integrity before, during and after placement.
Carlson Engineering has developed systems that are utilized on OEM assembly lines throughout the recreational vehicle industry. Our automated screwdriving systems have been involved in the assembly of motor homes, ATVs, off road vehicles and personal watercraft. Our systems have also been utilized to create unique crating and packaging to prep products for shipment.
Carlson Engineering has experience creating self-feed drivers fitted with telescoping automatic screwdriver heads that have been utilized to assemble various components in and around the truck and trailer industry.