Industries Served:

– Wood Products
– Solar
– Manufacturing
– Medical Device
– Aerospace
– Consumer Electronics
– Contract Manufacturing

Solar Cell Assembly Machine
Industry Solar/Semiconductor Wafer Fab
System Function Separation of semiconductor wafer, test components, assemble product
Throughput 8 solar components per second
Project Start Date 10/2011
Project Completion Date 5/2012
Project Budget $500,000
Robots 1 ABB IRB360, 1 ABB IRB120
HMI Design ABB Flexpendant
Footprint of system 60-inches x 60-inches
Electrical system (I/O) >20 Outputs and >10 Inputs
Control system ABB IRC5 Controllers
Vision System 2 Cognex Vision Cameras (gauging and pick-and-place)

SLIVER Solar Pick and Place with Vision, 2011-2012

CNC Tending Solution - Motorcycle Clutch Product
Industry Aftermarket Motorcycle Parts
System Function Loading and un-loading CNC equipment for machining custom parts
Throughput Load 2 operations once every 5-10 minutes
Project Start Date 12/2012
Project Completion Date 4/2013
Project Budget $100,000
Number  of Robots 1 6-Axis Robot
HMI Design ABB Flexpendant
Footprint of system 48-inches x 48-inches (portable)
Electrical system (I/O) >20 Outputs and >10 Inputs
Control system ABB IRC5 Controller

Custom CNC Tending Solution

VersaBuilt – CNC Tending Product

House of Design has partnered with Rekluse Motorsports to develop the VersaBuilt system, following the development of a custom machine for Rekluse by House of Design.  This is a Plug-and-Play solution for tending CNC equipment, specifically Vertical Machining Centers (VMC).  The first product is the VBX-160, to tend components up to 14 pounds and a maximum of 8-inches x 8-inches.

The VersaBuilt VBX-160 can run lights out for a starting price of $95,000, fully installed at the customer’s site.

VersaBuilt Machine Tending System, 2013-present

Product Assembly – Medical Device
Industry Medical Device
System Function Assembling tubes and filters, then placing tube/filter assembly on bottle ports
Throughput 52 Bottles per minute
Project Start Date 1/2013
Project Completion Date 6/2013
Project Budget $500,000
Number  of Robots Four 6-Axis Robots
HMI Design Touch Screen Allen-Bradley HMI
Footprint of system 16-feet x 8-feet (mobile plug-and-play assembly)
Electrical system (I/O) >30 Outputs and >50 Inputs
Control System Allen Bradley Compact Logix PLC

 

Medical Device System (Rendering)

Medical Device System – Plug-and-Play setup

Medical Device Assembly

Industry Medical Device
System Function Singulating and tending a Schmidt press
Throughput 3 seconds per tube
Project Start Date 7/2015
Project Completion Date 10/2015
Project Budget < $100,000
Number  of Robots 1 6-Axis Robot
HMI Design ABB CP635
Footprint of system 48”x48”
Electrical system (I/O) < 16 Outputs and < 16 Inputs
Control System ABB IRC5 Compact Controller

Medical Device Tending, 2015

Industry Medical Device
System Function Heat Shrink Assembly Process
Throughput 14 seconds per tube
Project Start Date 11/2015
Project Completion Date 2/2016
Project Budget < $125,000
Number  of Robots 1 6-Axis Robot
HMI Design ABB CP635
Footprint of system 48”x42”
Electrical system (I/O) < 16 Outputs and < 16 Inputs
Control System ABB IRC5 Compact Controller


Medical Device Tending, 2016

Product Inspection – Aerospace
Industry Aerospace
System Function Automatic inspection with image storage and failure mode report
Throughput 2 seconds per image
Project Start Date 9/2013
Project Completion Date 6/2014
Project Budget $150,000
Number  of Robots 1 6-Axis Robot with Cognex Machine Vision Camera
HMI Design ABB Flexpendant
Footprint of system 60-inches x 60-inches (portable)
Electrical system (I/O) < 10 Ouptus and < 10 Inputs
Control System ABB IRC5 Controller
Vision System Cognex 5605

Aerospace Inspection, 2013-2014

Product Inspection – Electronics Circuit Board
Industry Electronics Circuit Board
System Function Automatic inspection with Packaging
Throughput 1 PCBA inspected and packaged every 5.5 seconds per image
Project Start Date 9/2014
Project Completion Date 10/2014
Project Budget $175,000
Number  of Robots 1 6-Axis Robot with Cognex Machine Vision Camera and Barcode scanner
HMI Design ABB Flexpendant
Footprint of system 50-inches x 50-inches (portable)
Electrical system (I/O) < 10 Ouptus and < 10 Inputs
Control System ABB IRC5 Controller
Vision System Cognex 5605 Super High Resolution
Barcode Reader Cognex Dataman Barcode Reader

PCBA Inspection & Packaging