FEM Install Assist

Practical Intelligent Assist Device (PIAD), U.S. Patent #7461753


  • The Front End Module PIAD mounts overhead on ergonomic runway rail

  • Dual Runway System and Dual Bridge System

  • Servo Motor Drives coupled with Planetary Gear Boxes located on both the Bridge and Runway

  • Dual Servo Motor Drive along the Runway and a Single Servo Motor Drive along the Bridge

  • No proprietary "black box" controls

  • Utilizes standard controls that meet your plant specifications, thus your maintenance department will be very familiar with these control components

  • Enhanced positioning and travel capabilities

  • X, Y, variable speed load cell joystick control will allow team member to quickly and intuitively drive the PIAD

  • Using proven technology, the PIAD can be programmed to automatically move from point A to point B, return home, and can adjust from coarse to fine movement

  • The PIAD can also be programmed with virtual limits to prevent mutilation

  • PIAD's are line tracking capable

  • Pneumatically actuated centering device that pulls the Upper Locating Details together and centers the FEM between the body datums