FLX Thread Verification & Chasing Stations

NEW VISTA “FLX” SPINDLE UNITS, HEADS AND STATIONS

— For multiple-spindle thread work —

One of a pair of 8-spindle Thread-Verification Heads supplied for an automated application. M12 thru thread, combined “GO”/ “NO GO” in one pass.
One of a pair of 8-spindle Thread-Verification Heads supplied for an automated application. M12 thru thread, combined “GO”/ “NO GO” in one pass.
This Multi-spindle Head verifies thirty-nine M6 blind holes simultaneously. Compliant toolholders accommodate X-Y and angular positioning errors. Thread depths are individually set with fingerwheels, and a set of thread depth masters were supplied for this job. The parts here are automotive Cam Covers.
This Multi-spindle Head verifies thirty-nine M6 blind holes simultaneously. Compliant toolholders accommodate X-Y and angular positioning errors. Thread depths are individually set with fingerwheels, and a set of thread depth masters were supplied for this job. The parts here are automotive Cam Covers.
U.S. PATENT NOs. 7,059,055 and 7,513,720
CANADIAN PATENT NO. 2,521,347
OTHER PATENTS ARE PENDING

FLX SERIES THREAD STATIONS

  • Available as complete Stations or as automated Heads.
  • Verifies threaded holes (or external threads) by engaging Thread Gage Members with various threaded features. “GO” gaging,” NO GO” gaging and Combination gaging are all possible.
  • Red and green lights indicate whether the part has verified successfully. Data ports are provided when the application requires it.
  • Separate indicating lights on a touchscreen provide status for each individual thread.
  • Will simultaneously verify threads of different sizes and pitches.
  • Fast-cycle spindles will stop in case of missing, short, or improperly formed threads, creating a “reject” signal.
  • Each spindle senses separately for torque and thread depth.
  • Each spindle is equipped with a compliant toolholder — to accommodate out-of-position holes.
  • Will check blind holes accurately for thread depth.
  • Not subject to damage from broken taps, missing or displaced holes, etc.
  • Will not jam or stick in undersize or short (reject) threads. Won’t crossthread.
  • Supplied proven out for your application.
Four M6 blind holes in an aluminum die casting.
Four M6 blind holes in an aluminum die casting.
A four-spindle Station, in use in a plant in India.
A four-spindle Station, in use in a plant in India.
Cartridge Spindle Units, supplied for a 16-spindle installation
Cartridge Spindle Units, supplied for a 16-spindle installation
This color display shows the status of each threaded hole in a round pattern of eight holes.
This color display shows the status of each
threaded hole in a round pattern of eight holes.
This 4-Spindle Unit assembly drives a variety of changeover heads in a New Vista Model SD.
This 4-Spindle Unit assembly drives a variety of changeover heads in a New Vista Model SD.

Applications Assistance

An Application Form is available from the New Vista website: https://www.newvistacorp.com/contact/. Fill in the blanks and send it to [email protected]. Or you can get help by calling this U.S. telephone number: 410-342-3820, then 0, and then ask for Applications Assistance. We speak English and Spanish. A New Vista Applications Engineer will help you select the proper Thread Unit and Thread Gage or Chasing Members — and work with you if you need a special, or a system.