All movements require proper lubrication in order for the machine to work correctly, smoothly and to last a long time. In breakages and wear, which may be put down to other causes at first sight, the underlying cause is often incorrect lubrication. The lubrication system is therefore a sometimes invisible, but always essential, friend for proper operation. Intza-Woerner comes to BIEMH to show how its lubrication systems can avoid more than one headache.
Intza-Woerner’s stand, this year, is focused on physically showing some of the many applications that the firm’s lubrication systems can have. These include:
1. Oil spraying for presses. This is an HMI system, which, through a PLC, controls the exact dose of lubrication that the sheet metal surface requires before pressing. Lubrication is no longer a corrective maintenance action, it is a programmable variable of production planning.
2. Lubrication of robot track – 7th axle. Intza supplies a lubrication system for the so-called robot track or seventh axle. This is the name given to the rail that the robot moves on. At BIEMH2016 they present a robot provided by Kuka to show this application.
3. All types of conveyors (such as, for instance, that provided by DüoTechnik to transport car parts, but which are also used in textile mills, mining and food processing) are in constant motion and cannot stop. Therefore they require constant and reliable lubrication.
4. Grease and oil dispensers for lines and assembly stations. An example of the multiple applications is a gear lever of a vehicle, as well as bearings, skids and racks.