incorporate a single rotary indexing approach used in the machine
tool industry. The preheat oven, cure oven, vinyl dip stations,
quench, and mold release stations can be arranged around an indexing
mechanism in the center. Six, eight or ten arms carry the frames
of tooling, like spokes on a wheel, radiating out from the center.
As the frames transfer through the dip molding process, all of the
arms index at the same time. In the basic Rotary Machine, the vinyl
tank is lifted to meet the part. The advanced Rotary Machine features
an innovative dip transfer system.
of the Rotary Machine:
number of arms on the transfer to ten increases the cycle time thus
allowing longer cure times. The configuration of the advanced Rotary
Machine includes offline dip stations, which increase the material
options and provides a more accurate dip. This modification is very
common and recommended.
See also In-Line,
Advanced, and Dual-Path