Flexibility Meets Precision

Thanks to their modular structure, Felss ends processing machines offer a high degree of flexibility and component precision in multistage pipe ends processing. The integration of other production processes like bending or washing to form a complete concept is possible.

MEC Ends Processing Machines

About the Machines

The Modular Endforming Center (MEC) ends processing machines are available in single and multiple steps: as MEC single with only one processing station, for example, for single or small series production, or as MEC compact with two to three processing stations. Used for small, medium, and large series production.

In addition to this, an MEC speed exists for almost any number of stations. The modular structure enables a nearly unlimited layout of the stations, which can be optimally adapted to customer needs. Retroactive expansions can also be realized. The systems of the MEC speed series run completely automated and can be set up in different layouts. For example, in a line for flow production or in a U-shaped layout in order to maintain an equilibrium between the input and output sides. To this purpose, the tubes are processed step-by-step in the system: from pipe feeding to machining processes – such as forming, roller burnishing, and nut and sleeve assembly – and testing processes such as optical contour measurement. Labeling with laser is just as possible as marking with an inkjet printer or needle marker. Special customer wishes like, for example, cap assembly, conveying to washing systems, or other production processes can be realized.

Profile

Machine types: MEC single, MEC compact, MEC speed, MEC multi

Possible Component Sizes
  • Pipe length: 100–6,000 mm
  • Workpiece diameter: 3.2-12 mm
Areas of Application
  • All fluid-conveying lines
Processing units
  • Fastening/greasing
  • Chamfering/facing
  • Stripping
  • Brushing
  • Pushing on sleeves, nuts
  • Swaging (once/several times)
  • Rolling
  • Visual testing
  • Labeling (laser/ink)
Advantages
  • For production of single-part, small, and large series
  • Available in manual, semiautomatic, or fully automatic versions
  • Exact part positioning through continuous part clamping
  • High level of repeat accuracy through processing stations that work solidly and precisely
  • For complex pipe end forming and pipe geometries
  • Retroactive expandability of the system layout
  • Minimal downtimes due to short retooling times
  • Maximum yield of up to 40 parts/min.
  • Short processing times and high level of component precision
  • Easy setup and management of component programs
  • Visual support with retooling

Machine in Detail

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Resource Efficient

Resilient and nearly wear-free operation.

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Faster

Short retooling times thanks to the quick-change system.

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More Precise

Robust and precisely functioning units.

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