CPMH-8000 Commutator Placing Machine



-Centralized push button operator control panel.

-Allen-Bradley Data Table Access Module for machine parameter data entry with 2-line, 16 character display including fault coded diagnostics and parts counter.

-Allen-Bradley SLC-500 Programmable Controller.

-Metric construction.

-12mm plug-in proximity switches.

-Modular guarding with all electrical interlocks and extruded aluminum frame with polycarbonate inserts.

-Rigid inline horizontal press assembly.

-Hydraulics used for commutator press.

-Modular construction to provide fast tooling changeover.

-Flip open commutator supply chute for easy access and clean out.

-Commutator is released to radial locating nest before placement into commutator holder/placing tooling.

-Six (6) position commutator radial location turreted stop mechanism.

-Machine stops automatically after two (2) attempts to load the same commutator onto the commutator holder and after consecutive attempts of three (3) different commutators (default setting). -Other settings can be programmed.

-CPMH-8000H - Hydraulic cylinder to place commutator on the shaft.

-CPMH-8000S - IC-2000 Industrial Control and Servo Driven Ball Screw System for placing the commutator on the shaft.

-CPMH-8000V - IC-2000 Industrial Control, Servo Driven Ball Screw System for placing the commutator on the shaft, and Vision System for radially orienting the commutator in relation to the lamination stack.


-Vibratory commutator feeder bowl.

-Commutator holder/placing tooling (nosepiece).

-Tang forming tooling (if possible).

-Ram locator and ejector tooling.

-Shaft stop (opposite commutator end).

-Upper and lower lamination chucks with radial location.

-One (1) vibratory feed bowl.


-Two (2) part Loctite dispensing mechanism with part rotation.

-One (1) part Loctite dispensing mechanism without part rotation.

-Commutator end location kit.

-Linear measurement station via linear encoder with one (1) master gage block.

-Gage block for linear measurement station to accommodate one (1) additional commutator linear location.

-Six (6) position opposite commutator end turreted stop.

-Shuttle device to pre-orient the commutator for cycle times of 6 seconds or less.

-Bin for pre-loading commutators into the bowl

-Elevated horizontal hopper with conveyor for queuing and loading commutators into the bowl.

-Floor mounted conveyor for queuing and loading commutators into the bowl.

-Specialty vibratory feeder bowl coatings for wear and noise reduction.

-One piece cast plastic vibratory feeder bowl.

-Operator interactive 265mm (10.4in.) VGA color touchscreen providing a graphical user interface, displayed in a windows environment.

-IC-2000 Industrial Computer open architecture control system.

-ACCUVISION (patented) with slot location detection for precise location of the commutator slots, automatic change of the commutator’s radial location and a load shuttle to accommodate a machine cycle time of six (6) seconds.

-Force press monitoring utilizing an inline load cell providing a force and linear position generated signature curve with high and low limit settings via interactive touch screen.

-Calibration fixture for force press monitoring.

Machine Specifications

Electrical Requirements

Standard electrical requirements are:

-208/240/380/415/480/575 volts.

-3 phase, 50/60 Hertz.

-4 to 8 KVA depending on model of machine.

Pneumatic requirements

A ½ inch (12.7 mm), 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.

approximate machine dimensions

CPMH-8000V (approximate)

-Width 1422 mm (56 inches)

-Length 2286 mm (90 inches)

-Height 1727 mm (68 inches)

approximate machine weight

CPMH-8000V (approximate):

Weight 771 kg (1700 lbs.)

Armature Capacities

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

-Stack Length - Min 19 mm (0.750 inch), 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 inch), max 22 mm ( 0.875 inch)

-Commutator Diameter - min 7 mm (0.250 inch), max 57 mm ( 2.250 inches)

-Commutator Length - min 5 mm (0.190 inch), max 51 mm ( 2.000 inches)

-Commutator End Shaft extension - min 6 mm (0.250 inch), max 76 mm ( 3.000 inches)

-Stack to commutator - min 13 mm (0.500 inch), max 25 mm ( 1.000 inches)