Handling of automotive Body in white components is a challenging task for several reasons. Safety, being the first and foremost as incorrect handling of component may cause an injury to the operator or damage the component. Further, the body shop components typically involve continuous pick and place transfer which needs extreme accuracy and precise positioning. Fine Handling has provided customized handling and gripping solutions for complete range of body shop components. Here is the glimpse of Fine Handling’s work for various components as per specific customer requirement:
Door frames are difficult to handle because they have sharp edges which makes handling these components risky. Improper handling may lead to cut or wound injuries to operators. With safety at its core, Fine Handling has developed customized grippers to meet the Door designs of automotive manufacturers and ensure risk free and easy handling.
Hood and tail gates are difficult to handle because of large size and higher weight. Sharp edges around the corners make them equally risky to handle and use of simple tackle in handling increases the risk of injury.
Fine Handling’s gripping solution makes handling of gates quick, easy and safe. Operator can easily pick the component from one fixture and place it on to the other without any hassles.
Sheet metal walls need to be placed from one fixture to another during manufacturing. The components are bulky and sharp edges across make handling of these components difficult and unsafe. Fine Handling’s customized grippers are designed to suit the specific needs of your work in sheet metal. The handling equipment can be totally customized to meet your process needs and can include rotation, easy pick and place, movement from one station to another etc. as per your needs.
On a welding line, Rear wall needs to be move from one fixture to another with a 90° orientation change. Rear wall is relatively bigger in size and are sharp on the edges, like all body shop components. Fine Handling’s gripping solution for rear walls perfectly picks rear wall and places the same on the fixture in the required orientation.