AEFMA-8000 End Fiber Placing Machine

-Centralized push button operator control panel.

-Allen-Bradley Microview Display for machine parameter data entry with two (2) line, 16 character display including fault coded diagnostics and parts counter.

-Allen-Bradley Micrologix Programmable Controller.

-Metric construction.

-12mm plug-in proximity switches.

-Modular guarding with all electrical interlocks and extruded aluminum frame with polycarbonate inserts. -Double actuating, single lift station with 180 degree turnaround mechanism for end fiber placement on both ends of the lamination stack.

-Machine stops if end fiber is not available for placement.

-Lamination stack is retained in position during end fiber placement.

-End fiber presence check station after assembly.

Standard Features


-AEFMA-8000MEF Two (2) station machine. One station for placing molded end fiber on each end of the armature and the other station for checking the presence of the molded end fiber.

-AEFMA-8200MEF Three (3) station machine for cycle times less than 6 seconds. Molded end fiber placing on one end of armature, molded end fiber placing on the other end, and molded end fiber presence check.

-AEFCMA-8200 Five (5) station end fiber and collar placing machine. Two (2) stations for end fiber placing, two (2) stations for collar placing and one (1) station for end fiber and collar presence check. ​


-Vibratory feed bowls to accommodate molded end fibers, end fibers or collars.

-Lift chucks for lamination diameters

-Stop Blocks for various stack heights.


-End fiber hopper to provide larger queue for vibratory bowl.

-End fiber hopper with belt drive to provide larger queue and automatic feeding into the vibratory bowl.

Machine Specifications

Electrical requirements

-Standard electrical requirements are: 208/240/380/415/480/575 volts.

-3 phase, 50/60 Hertz. 3 to 5 KVA depending on size of end fiber and model of machine.

Pneumatic requirements

A one half inch, 100 PSI (6.8 atm) capacity air line should supply the machine. A pressure regulator will reduce the pressure to 80 PSI (5.4 atm) for machine operation.

Machine Dimensions AEFMA-8200 (approximate)

-Width: 2135 mm ( 84 inches)

-Length: 2640 mm (108 inches)

-Height: 2210 mm ( 87 inches)

Machine weight AEFMA-8200 (approximate)

1364 kg (3000 pounds)

Armature Capacities

-Lamination Diameter min 13 mm (0.500 inches), max 76 mm ( 3.000 inches)

-Stack Length min 19 mm (0.750 inches), max 102 mm ( 4.000 inches)

-Shaft Length min 38 mm (1.500 inches), max 254 mm (10.000 inches)

-Shaft Diameter min 3 mm (0.125 inches), max 22 mm ( 0.875 inches)

Photo: Modifications to AEFMA-8200MEF to accommodate molded end fibers that include slot cell insulation.