Vertical Air/Pneumatic Hot Plate Filter Welder

The VAF-1015 is a vertical heat platen orientation, pneumatic motion controlled hot plate welding system specifically designed for welding filter assemblies up to 10" D x 15" H x 69" L (254mm x 381mm x 1753mm). Customized variants of this model are available.
The system design is ideal for: Welding stackable filter cartridge modules together. Embedding filter media into plastic end caps (replacing potting operations). Welding of filtration housings. Welding termination fittings (ie: end-caps, twist-lock unions, O-ring fittings, etc..) to the ends of filter cartridge modules.
  1. Operator loads part halves into holding fixtures.
  2. Operator initiates cycle activation switch.
  3. Safety door closes.
  4. Part halves are automatically held with vacuum or mechanical grippers.
  5. Heat platen advances between part halves.
  6. Holding fixtures apply part halves to heat platen.
  7. Holding fixtures retract from heat platen.
  8. Heat platen retracts.
  9. Holding fixtures apply part halves together, welding parts together.
  10. One holding fixture releases its clamping mechanism.
  11. Holding fixtures retract, retaining welded part(s) in one fixture.
  12. Safety door opens.
  13. Operator unloads welded part(s).