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No.000076 Pallet Centering Mechanism

4 direction simultaneous clamping with a cylinder and a linkage mechanism.

Rod End Bearings

Product name Rod End Bearings - Standard
Part number PHSCM5
* Orange colored cells in the table below indicate the part numbers used in this example.

Selection criteria

Suitable for applying to swinging link mechanism parts.

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Available sizes

■Rod End Coupling Rods - Both Ends Threaded

Material Surface Treatment Accessory (Hex Nut)
Material Surface Treatment
1045 Carbon Steel Black Oxide 1045 Carbon Steel Trivalent Chromate
Electroless Nickel Plating
304 Stainless Steel 304 Stainless Steel

■Sizes and Dimensions

Screw Dia.
(Coarse)
Hex Size Overall Length
(1mm Increments)
Thread Length
M3 6 25〜39 8
40〜300 15
M4 7 35〜49 12
50〜400 20
M5 8 40〜59 13
60〜600 25
M6 10 50〜69 17
70〜600 30
M8 13 60〜89 23
90〜1000 40
M10 17 70〜109 28
110〜1000 50
M12 19 80〜129 33
130〜1000 60
M14 21 130〜1000 60
M16 24 170〜1000 80
M18 27 170〜1000 80

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Link

Product name Links - Angled, 3 Hole
Part number LKBM6-L50-S50-Q90-H6-HA6-T6
Features Angled links are available.
* Orange colored cells in the table below indicate the part numbers used in this example.

Selection criteria

Suitable for limiting 2-axis direction with bearings.

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Available sizes

■Links - Angled

Material Surface Treatment
1018 Carbon Steel Black Oxide
Electroless Nickel Plating

■Sizes and Dimensions

Main Shaft Bore Dia. Bend Angle Plate Thickness Arm 1 Arm 2
1° Increments Hole Type Hole Dia. (Selectable) Distance
between Fulcrum and Main Shaft
Hole Type Hole Dia. (Selectable) Distance
between Fulcrum and Main Shaft
φ4 90〜180 5

6
Precision Hole

Tapped Hole
φ3
φ4
φ5
φ6
φ8
φ10
φ12
φ16
M3
M4
M5
M6
M8
M10
M12
M16
40〜100
(1mm Increments)
Precision Hole

Tapped Hole
φ3
φ4
φ5
φ6
φ8
φ10
φ12
φ16
M3
M4
M5
M6
M8
M10
M12
M16
30〜100
(1mm Increments)
φ5
φ6
φ8
φ10
φ12
φ14
φ15

* Please see the product pages for detailed dimensions.

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Accuracy Info

■Accuracy of Links

Main Shaft Bore Dia. Tolerance: H7

Precision Hole Dia. Tolerance: H7

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Urethane Molded Bearings

Product name Silicon Rubber / Urethane Molded Bearings - Flat
Part number UMBB6-28
* Orange colored cells in the table below indicate the part numbers used in this example.

Selection criteria

Urethane/Rubber will prevent damage to fixture.

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Available sizes

■Urethane Molded Bearings - Flat, Shape A

Tire Section Bearing Material
Material Hardness Color Steel Stainless Steel
(52100 Bearing Steel) (440C Stainless Steel)
Urethane Shore A95 Black
White
Shore A90 Black
White
Shore A70 Black
White
Shore A50 Black
White
Antistatic Urethane Shore A90 Gray

■Sizes and Dimensions

I.D. O.D. Width Bearing Used
φ3 φ10 3 W683ZZA
φ12
φ4 φ13 4 W684AX50ZZ
φ16 5 624ZZ
φ5 φ16 WBC5−13ZZ
φ20 625ZZ
φ6 φ20 696ZZ
φ28 6 626ZZ
φ8 φ28 7 608ZZ
φ30 608ZZ
φ10 φ30 8 6000ZZ
φ40 9 6200ZZ
φ15 φ40 6002ZZ
φ45 11 6202ZZ
φ20 φ45 9 6904ZZ
φ55 14 6204ZZ
φ25 φ65 15 6205ZZ

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Performance info.

■Load Capacity of Urethane Molded Bearing - Flat

I.D. O.D. Allowable Load N
Shore A95 Shore A90 Shore A70 Shore A50
φ3 φ10 38 28 9 4
φ12 53 34 10 6
φ4 φ13 66 44 13 7
φ16 79 59 16 6
φ5 φ16 79 16
φ20 102 78 20 9
φ6 φ20 114 23 15
φ28 218 157 44 39
φ8 φ28 208 42 35
φ30 176 81 65
φ10 φ30 94 51
φ40 274 136 93
φ15 φ40 122 96
φ45 343 109 102
φ20 φ45 130 98
φ55 490 225 176
φ25 φ65 750 333 250

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IDEA NOTE Have one cylinder center, locate and evacuate.

Two plates connected together with a linkage mechanism are operated by one cylinder. The plates are moved to the outside and returned to the center. The work piece is centered by the roller of the bell crank type linkage.

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Application Overview

Purpose

  • (Objective) One cylinder clamps in four directions.
  • (Operation) Pallets transferred on a roller conveyor are centered at working position.

Points for use

  • Production line where the pallets are detected by photomicrosensor and stopped on the conveyor.
  • Pallet evacuation mechanism is not needed.

Target workpiece

  • Shape: Pallet
    Size: W450×D300×H20mm
    Weight:5kg

Design Specifications

Operating Conditions or Design Requirements

  • Cylinder stroke: 75mm
  • Clamp stroke: 5mm

Required Performance

  • Conveyor stopping accuracy; ±45/300mm

Selection Criteria for Main Components

  • Set the required linkage operation length (75mm) to be at 60 degrees to the center linkage connecting two sliders.
  • Select a cylinder size according to friction coefficient and weight of the pallet.

Design Evaluation

Verification of main components

  • Compare the process resistance force to the friction between the pallet and the roller conveyor.
    • Here, the friction coefficient between the pallet and the roller conveyor to be 0.2.
    • Required force for motion: Fp=5×0.2×9.8=9.8N of force can slide.
    • From cylinder force chart,
      Thrust of φ25 cylinder pull thrust when operation pressure 0.5 MPa Fs = 189 N
    • Process force withstandable: F = Fs - Fp, so F = 198 - 9.8 = 179.2 N
      Therefore, the externally applied process force must be set to less than 179 N

Other Design Consideration

  • During evacuation, the workpiece needs to stop on the conveyor within the center of four outside rollers.
  • Determine the positions of 8 rollers according to pallet external dimensions.
  • Determine the stroke based on roller evacuation position.
  • Determine clamping force based on pallet weight and process force.

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Part List

No. Part Name Sample Picture MISUMI Part Number Quantity Unit Price*
($)
Days to Ship* Catalog Page Number
1 Miniature Linear Guides - Long Blocks, Light Preload SSELB16-230 4 Price check 1_539_2014
2 Cantilever Shafts - Shouldered - Lock Nut PFXFC8-24-F6-M6 1 Price check 1_904_2014
3 Bearings with Housings - Direct Mount, Retained BGCA608ZZ 1 Price check 1_931_2014
4 Rod End Bearings - Standard L Short Type PHSCM5 2 Price check 2_1565_2014
5 Rod End Bearings - Standard L Short Type PHSCLM5 2 Price check 2_1565_2014
6 Rod End Coupling Rods - Both Ends Threaded LBRFN5-190 2 Price check 2_1563_2014
7 Cantilever Shafts - Threaded with Threaded End - Standard PFXAC5-5-F7-MA4 4 Price check 1_887_2014
8 Bearings with Housings - Double Bearings, Non-Retained, L Selectable BARC626ZZ-35 4 Price check 1_943_2014
9 Cantilever Shafts - Heavy Load PFXMB6-10-F35-T1-MA3 4 Price check 1_902_2014
10 Metal Washers - Standard / Precision Class NCLM6-10-23 4 Price check 2_132_2014
11 Metal Washers - T Dimension Configurable, Precision Class WSSM10-3-1 24 Price check 2_114_2014
12 Links/Angled/3 Hole LKBM6-L50-S50-Q90-H6-HA6-T6 4 Price check 2_1594_2014
13 Cantilever Shafts - Heavy Load PFXMB6-10-F5-T1-MA3 8 Price check 1_902_2014
14 Silicon Rubber / Urethane Molded Bearings - Flat UMBB6-28 8 Price check 1_1151_2014
15 Floating Connectors/Extra Short Type/Foot Mount/Threaded FJMXL6-1.0 1 Price check 2_1550_2014
16 Extra Light Load/Light Load/Light to Medium Load/Medium Load AWS5-40 4 Price check 2_329_2014
17 Spring Anchors/Wrench Flats AIPO3-15 8 Price check 2_335_2014
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