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The big day has finally arrived!

Meet Atlas…the first of its kind!

QSI Automation is proud to introduce Atlas, a new line of vertical clamp injection molding machinery designed specifically for insert molding applications. The first in the Atlas line is the PMG-30. This machine features a C-frame design with 30 tons of vertical clamp force via dual hydraulic clamp cylinders. The machine is designed to allow the injection unit to be mounted in either a standard horizontal (pictured above) configuration, or can be converted by the customer to inject in a vertical configuration.

Atlas Horizontal Inject

The Atlas features a user friendly 10” touch screen display with intuitive screens for easy navigation. The control can hold up to 1000 mold recipes and programs are easily backed up using an on-board flash drive. Other standard control features include trending graphs, change log screen, production monitoring and includes different levels of password protection. Screen configurations can also be customized per customer preference.

The PMG-30 is available as a stationary lower platen, side-to-side shuttle, or a 2- 4 station rotary table. Custom machine options are available to meet specific customer needs.

For more information about the Atlas line of injection molding machinery please email or call Mark Garrison at 260-693-1500 ext. 108.

What’s happening in Automation

Below is number two of three total systems we are building for one of our repeat customers. This system features the following:

  • Six (6) Fanuc LR Mate 200iD six-axis robots. Five (5) QSI built vibratory feeder bowls.
  • One (1) Two-position rotary dial table. Three (3) Cognex vision cameras.
  • One (1) Kistler maXYmos process monitoring system. One (1) Eight-position centerless servo indexer.
  • One (1) Keyence laser marker.

Utilizing the centerless indexer minimizes the overall footprint of the machine and provides maintenance personnel easy access to the part nests, robots, and other peripherals. The hard guarding (not pictured) for the feeder bowls, robots, and laser marker has five (5) safety-interlocked operator access doors.

The collaborative effort between our feeder bowl department and automation sets us apart from our competition. No engineering time is lost waiting for an outside supplier mandating feed rate and orientation of the parts.

2019 QSI Golf Outing Winners!

Parker Hnnifin-Albion brought their A-game this year with a winning score of 51. Pictured left to right are Jon Metzel, Kevin Likes, Drew Straub, and Shawn Yoquelet. Congrats Team Parker!