AP-120 Drop Tube


Fully automatic and designed to place headless pieceparts. This model is equipped with a vibratory bowl feeder, a feed tube between the bowl feeder and placer head, support column, and a cross-shuttle escapement. The escapement places each piecepart into the part placer head’s placement jaws. The placement jaws hold the piecepart in position until the piecepart is engaged in the workpiece. The head has a pressing force between 40-175 pounds. The part placer head has built-in sensing to confirm proper insertion of each piecepart into the workpiece. The baseplate size is determined by the size of the bowl feeder system. This model is ideally suited for an automated assembly systems.

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Product Specifications

Piece Part Information
Shank Diameter .08 in. – .87 in. (2mm – 22mm)
Shank Lengths Max 2 in. (50.8mm)
Head Diameter .08 in. – .87 in. (2mm – 22mm)
Feed System Information
Feed System Vibratory Feeder Bowl
Bowl Size 6-36 in. (153-914mm)
Escapement Shuttle Type Escapement
Track Tube Gravity or Blow Tube
Contains all options from base head
100 Series Part Placer Head