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Sinflex matches varying automotive industry demands with advanced servo-based machine solutions

Sinflex matches varying automotive industry demands with advanced servo-based machine solutions

TBE’s wire-forming machines keeps Sinflex at forefront of complex geometries and high-volume production

Challenge

Sinflex requires machines that are able to offer high flexibility, accuracy and repeatability to help it keep pace with automotive industry demands

Solutions

A Rockwell Automation solution was installed, which included:

  • Smart machine infrastructure, offering Industry 4.0 capabilities
  • Allen-Bradley CompactLogix programmable automation controller (PAC)
  • Multiple Allen-Bradley Kinetix 5700 servo drives
  • Allen-Bradley MP-Series servo motors
  • Allen-Bradley PanelView 7 Plus Performance HMI
  • Stratix switch manages connectivity to the EtherNet/IP network
  • Allen-Bradley Guardmaster 440CCR30 Software Configurable Safety Relay

Results

  • Enhanced connectivity
  • Wire forming operations combined to offer quicker throughput
  • High-speed feed rates
  • Accurate transfer systems
  • Greater flexibility, agility and uptime
  • Global support
  • Streamlined machine design
  • Automation components are hot swappable

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