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Staking / InsertingHeat Staking and Insertion of Single and Multiple Points

Sonics offers bench model and custom machinery for single point, multi-point or multi-plane thermal staking and inserting applications. Typical inserting applications include driving metal parts, such as a threaded brass insert, into a hollow boss opening. Typical staking applications include forming a solid boss into a rivet type head to capture or retain a secondary part.

Heat Staking Machine

Heat Staking Machine

  • Up to 6 heat zones, adjustable from 80-999° F each
  • Up to 6 microprocessor-based digital temperature controls
  • Heater on/off and digital time controls
  • Up to 6” (152.4 mm) x 6” (152.4 mm) upper tooling platen
  • Up to 1-1/2 tons of downward force
  • Adjustable power head height
  • Tool advance shock absorber
  • Optional pneumatic slide table