Promess Introduces Smart Press for High-Mix Assembly Environment

Posted By Promess | August 30th, 2021
The FlexIQ press Promess Inc. is introducing a new smart assembly press with fully integrated servo drive, force and position sensing, and controller electronics in a single light-weight package. This new product, called FlexIQ, is designed for high-mix assembly environments...

Production-Ready Programmable Presses Let You Move From Development to Volume Manufacturing

Posted By Promess | June 30th, 2021
Imagine you’re developing a new product that requires precision compacting of powders into near-final shapes before sintering and assembly. Typically, your development team will use a collection of off-the-shelf components to cobble together a system to do a production...

Bushings and Bearings

Posted By Promess | June 8th, 2021
By Lawrence MoebsApplications EngineerPromess Incorporated Press to shoulder application In modern manufacturing, from simple parts to complex final products such as automobiles and medical devices, bushings and bearings play an important role. Whatever material your...

How to Achieve 100% In-Process Verification in Your Press Fit Operation

Posted By Promess | May 26th, 2021
Electro-Mechanical Assembly Press Too many manufacturers rely solely on statistical testing to verify product quality; at best they test random samples and assume that if their samples are all in spec, then everything else should be too. Some manufacturers may even have...

How much “intelligence” does your press system really need?

Posted By Promess | May 12th, 2021
Dumb presses utilizing hydraulics and pneumatics may be just fine for simple applications that don’t require much in the way of precision, accuracy or consistent quality. Outdated technology may be just fine when there is little at stake if the component fails once in...

Intelligent Assembly Helps Auto Part Remanufacturer Compete

Posted By Promess | April 28th, 2021
By Joseph NeubauerApplications EngineerPromess Incorporated Daniel Anderson operating PPR’s Electro-Mechanical Assembly Press (EMAP) from Promess. The EMAP uses a servo-driven precision ballscrew ram and has force and position sensors to provide feedback to the controller.(All...

It’s Time To Apply Some High Tech To Low Tech Aerospace Components

Posted By Promess | April 14th, 2021
By Glenn NausleyPresidentPromess Incorporated Mention “aerospace” and most thoughts run immediately to exotic alloys, ultra-precision machining systems, sophisticated electronics and a host of other high tech subjects. That’s all true, of course, but it’s...

Servo Press 101: A Basic Guide

Posted By Promess | April 2nd, 2021
Two 500-kN presses used with a platen work station to give users the required force. By Stephanie PriceApplications EngineerPromess Incorporated Industrial automation can seem like magic, especially when used in assembly operations. Learn what you need to about the...

Promess Helps You Simplify Your Complex PLC Programming

Posted By Promess | March 1st, 2021
PLC’s (Programmable logic controller) have existed in high tech manufacturing environments for decades. They are a proven technology that has greatly improved the manufacturing process. The PLC provides greater control, easier troubleshooting, and the quick flexibility...

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