They say that the automotive industry is the prime mover of the economy. The companies of Emerson Industrial Automation provide solutions to turbocharge automaker productivity. Welding / Joining Solutions
Welding, cleaning and joining solutions from Branson Ultrasonics play a major role on the manufacturing line. They’re used to assemble battery casings for electric and hybrid vehicles, to join plastic for tail lamp assemblies and interior trim, and to weld metal throughout the vehicle. From vibration welding for larger applications such as car bumpers to ultrasonic welding for a clean appearance even on the smallest plastic joints, Branson Ultrasonics does it all.
Control Techniques builds the gearbox test units, transmission test units and generators used in automotive test machinery. These test units are essential in the design and prototype stage for new car models, as well as at the end of the production line to assure the quality of vehicles headed for market. Control Techniques also makes motors, drives, welding units and other essential equipment for the production line.
Fluid Power and Control
ASCO Numatics provides the industry’s best value in pneumatic automation solutions for automotive and tire applications. From fluid, pneumatic, and motion control components to total solution sets, ASCO Numatics is the top choice for plant automation. Expect unmatched performance everywhere, from the output of the compressor to the powertrain gripper cylinder, and from the end effector vacuum cup picking up a roofline panel to the actuator working the tire extruder.
Power Transmission Solutions also plays a role in the automotive industry, for example providing Browning® and Morse® gearboxes for the overhead conveyors that move parts and equipment down the production line. Leroy-Somer offers drive mechanisms, motors, brake motors, geared motors and variable speed solutions, while System Plast provides the high-quality conveyor components that keep automobile production running at full clip.