Automotive End of Line–Wheel Alignment, Headlamp Aiming, Roll and Brake Testing

Fori China designed, built and integrated an end of line system for an automotive manufacturer.

Features:

  • Jobs Per Hour: 30 jobs per hour
  • Testing Completed: Wheel alignment, headlamp aiming, roll and brake
  • Results: Increased production rate, reduced labor, improved quality

The end of line testing system was integrated for a two vehicle inspection line. Testing completed included: non-contact wheel alignment, automatic headlamp aiming, roll and brake testing, and various other sensors.

The wheel alignment machine is designed for automatic measuring and manual adjustment of the vehicle parameters.  The system was designed to measure toe and camber for a wide range of wheel bases, tread width, and tire sizes.

An integrated headlamp aiming system measures the vehicle headlight intensity and position automatically which guides the operator to adjust the lamp position with semi-automation. The “Fori Vision” aiming unit utilizes a camera based system to measure the intensity and position of the headlight.

Roll and brake testing is also included in the end of line system which consists of testing for acceleration, cruise control, transmission, rear gear, dynamic braking, and engine.

For more information about Fori Automation’s end of line systems, please visit our website.

 

Automotive Chassis Marriage System with Rail Guided Vehicles (RGVs)

Fori China recently designed, built and integrated a Chassis Marriage system for a Germany Plant.

Features:

  • 80 jobs per hour (JPH)
  • Increased production rate
  • Reduced labor
  • Decreased injury concerns

Fori China was responsible for supplying the Chassis Marriage Rail Guided Vehicles (RGVs), associated track, overhead loader and PLC control system that controls the loop.

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The Chassis Marriage RGVs are based on Fori’s long standing design and architecture. Each RGV includes two Fori patented servo controlled chain lifts for the synchronized lift and locate of the front and rear pallet.

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The Fori RGV is focused on maintainability and simplicity for the end user. The system has been a robust solution for many years, pushing Fori to become a leader in Chassis Marriage systems.

The integrated system was a great success for the end user. Installation was completed during the 3rd quarter of 2017, with initial production beginning in August of 2017.

For more information about Fori Automation’s body and chassis marriage products, please visit our website.

 

Fori China Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Fori China, founded in late 2007 recently celebrated their 10 year reunion.

Fori Automation is proud to announce the 10 year anniversary of Fori China located in Beijing, China. Fori China’s turnkey design and build capabilities have been instrumental in supporting Fori Automation’s customers in Asia and around the world.

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The five original Fori China employees receive recognition for their 10 years of service.

With over 250 employees, Fori China has proven themselves to be a prominent turnkey design and build system integrator. Fori China specializes in End of Line Testing equipment, Chassis Marriage Systems and Assembly Systems for the Automotive Industry.

Fori Automation is a global designer and builder of Material Handling, Assembly, Testing and Welding Systems. Headquartered in Shelby Township, MI.

For more information on the full product portfolio and global locations, please visit our website.