Applications Custom Automation Systems for the Industrial Fasteners and Components Sector

Custom Automation Systems for the Industrial Fasteners and Components Sector

By enhancing efficiency, quality, and flexibility, custom automated systems designed for the industrial fasteners and components sector are tailored to meet unique production requirements.

Custom Automation Systems for the Industrial Fasteners and Components Sector
Why should you work with RNA?

Customised Automation Solutions

Specialises in developing customised solutions that perfectly fit the unique requirements of each client, ensuring optimal performance and integration with existing processes.

Comprehensive Support Services

Provides extensive after-sales support, including training, maintenance, and technical assistance, to ensure smooth operation and quick resolution of any issues.

Long-Term Partnership and Consultation

Acts as a long-term partner for clients, offering ongoing consultation and upgrades to keep pace with technological advancements and changing industry demands.

Automation technology in Industrial Fasteners and Components Manufacturing

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Custom Automated Systems incorporate cutting-edge technologies to automate the entire manufacturing lifecycle of industrial fasteners and components, from the initial feeding of raw materials to the final assembly and packaging of products. The integration of robotics, vision, feeding and handling mechanisms, rotary indexing assembly technology, and smart technologies enhance the efficiency, precision, and flexibility of production processes.

The Role of Robotics

In the manufacturing of industrial fasteners and components, robots are deployed for a variety of tasks with speed and precision, from sorting and feeding materials to assembly, inspection, packaging and conducting precise operations that require a level of accuracy beyond human capability. The robotic system, equipped with advanced sensors and artificial intelligence, can adapt to varying sizes and shapes of components, ensuring high precision across all production stages. Collaborative robots, or cobots, work alongside human operators, combining the precision of machines with the cognitive skills of humans to optimise production lines.

Advanced Feeding and Handling Technologies

The feeding and handling systems are designed to automate the process of supplying parts and components to the production line. The systems encompass a wide range of technologies and machinery, including vibratory bowl feeders, conveyors, pneumatic transfer units, robotic arms, and vision guided systems, each tailored to handle specific sizes, shapes, and types of industrial fasteners and components.

Integrating Rotary Indexing Assembly

Rotary indexing assembly technology provides a highly efficient platform for integrating various assembly operations into a single efficient process. Rotary tables move components between stations where different tasks are performed, such as inserting, screwing, welding, or inspecting. The precision and efficiency of rotary indexing systems significantly reduce cycle times and enhance product consistency.

The Power of Data Analytics and IoT

The integration of data analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) enables custom automated systems to not only perform tasks but also to learn and improve over time. Real-time monitoring and data analysis allows proactive maintenance, process optimisation, and quality control, ensuring that production lines operate smoothly and efficiently.

RNA Automation specialises in a diverse range of automation technologies tailored for industrial fasteners and components manufacturing applications to help manufacturers respond swiftly to market demands.

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RNA’s Capabilities

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  • Tailored Solutions: Designing and Developing automation systems customised to the specific needs of the industrial fasteners and components sector.
  • System Integration: Combining various technologies and processes into a seamless operation, ensuring that all components of the automation system work together cohesively.
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Rotary indexing assembly, printing, machining, testing, parts separation, positioning and transfer

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Robotic Assembly, Collaborative Robotics Integration, Robotic Integration, Robotic Palletising, Vision-guided Robotics, Pick and Place Systems

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Vibratory Bowl Feeder, Centrifugal Feeder, Part Feeder, Flexible Feeder, Hopper, Conveyor Systems

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Vision Inspection Systems, Sensor-based Inspection

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Production Monitoring, Predictive Maintenance, Energy Management

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Barcode Communication, Custom Software Development, Data Storage Communication, Data Tracking Communication, In-line 3D Part Metrology, Line Tracking Programming, Lot Traceability, MES Communication Systems, RFID Communication, Robotic Cell Simulations, SCADA Development, Trafficking Conveyors

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High Speed Camera Vision Inspection, Inline Bead Inspection for Dispensing, UV Vision Inspection, Vision-guided Robotics, measurement inspection, assembly checks.


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The industrial fasteners and components sector is a backbone of various industries such as automotive, aerospace, construction, and electronics. As the demand for higher efficiency, precision, and customisation grow, the integration of custom automated systems is becoming vital.

Industrial fasteners and components, including screws, bolts, nuts, rivets, and various other hardware, are fundamental components in virtually every manufacturing sector. The production of these involves complex and precise processes that must meet stringent quality standards. Custom automated systems are tailored specifically for the production and assembly of industrial fasteners and components.

Experts say

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From simple systems through to high speed and multiple component variants RNA have the experience and feeding solutions to suit Industrial Fasteners and Components feeding applications.

Chris Mills | Global Business Development Manager

What our clients say

“RNA has been a great company to work with. They have helped develop an idea into a reality with our latest machine, which has been successful. Due to this machine being a new development, we have continued work alongside them to improve the machine for future iterations. Their communication has been good throughout the project, and their employees have been knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful.

In light of the recent project, I would recommend RNA to other businesses, and we will hopefully be using them again for future automation projects within the business. ”

Production Engineer of a Market-leading manufacturer of high quality bathroom, plumbing and washroom products.

Fastener FAQs

What is automation in the fastener industry?

Industrial Fasteners and components like screws, bolts, nuts, and rivets are essential in manufacturing. Their production involves complex processes requiring high precision and stringent quality standards. Custom automated systems are specifically designed for their production and assembly.

How is automation used in fastener industry?

Automation is widely used in the fastener industry to enhance production efficiency, ensure high-quality standards, and reduce costs. Some of these automation solutions for the fastener industry include:

  • Automated parts feeding & handling
  • Pick & place
  • Robotics
  • Vision inspection & quality control
  • Welding & cutting
  • Packging & processing
  • Assembly & test
  • Automated production line
How do I start working with RNA?

Contact our team to discuss your next project. Our experts will provide guidance and support to help you achieve your goals. Call us on  +44 (0)121 749 2566 or email us using  [email protected].

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