Control System for Cartridge Reel Assembly
Original Publication Date: 1981-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11
A control system directs the mechanisms for handling the parts of a cartridge, applying the adhesive to the reel, drying the adhesive, and assembling the reel to the cartridge cover. Reels enter into the machine by way of a vibratory track from the reel assembly machine. The reels are tracked, directed to an adhesive applicator and a drying conveyor, and collected in an assembly turret where the reel is inserted into the cartridge cover.