Multi-Purpose Jewelry Processing Systems (VDK-2000 Series)

VDK-2000 series is designed to serve customers with special jewelry processing needs. Direct contribution is made to industry segments focused on sizing of rings and processing of parts with complex shapes.

VDK-2200 – SIZING PRO

If your company includes departments that are only focused on ring sizing, then SIZING PRO is a helper for your tasks. This system can be configured for sanding and/or pre-polishing using bristles and final buffing operations.

VDK-2300 – TANDEM PRO

TANDEM PRO is designed for Lights-OUT sanding and polishing operations for rings, studs, pendants and bracelets. This system has automatic tool changer, automatic rouge changer and an automatic loader. Optional equipment includes vision quality control and a steam cleaner. TANDEM PRO can be configured for mold refurbishing operations.

Features

Features
VDK-2200 (Sizing Pro)
VDK-2300 (Tandem Pro)
Part that can be processed
Rings
Studs, pendants, bracelets, rings
Part material processed
Precious and non-precious metal
Precious and non-precious metal
Surface finish options
Polish and sand
Polish and sand
Size of part-style database (number of ring-styles that can be stored)
Unlimited
Unlimited
Operator interactions between production runs (tool = polishing/sanding media)
Manual tool changing and rouge loading with optional automatic tool changer
Automatic tool and rouge changer
Part tray loading (into machine to be processed)
Manual tray loading with optional ring verification vision system)
Automatic tray loading
Part tray unloading from machine (already processed)
Manual tray unloading with options available
Automatic tray unloading
In process quality control (non contact surface roughness measurement)
Custom client specified
Adjustable polishing parameters (force, number of tool passes, etc.)
20
20+ up to 2 additional client specified
Sanding stations (for complex shapes)
4 (for rings only)
Custom client specified
Polishing stations (number of different polishing media)
4 (for rings only)
Custom client specified
Sprue removal
Custom client specified
Part regripping stations
2 (one standard for size range #4-12 and one large ring regrip station for size range #13-15
Custom client specified
Path planner (enables user to create complex sanding or polishing paths)
Standard
Part trays
4 standard and 2 large ring trays
Custom fixturing
Variable speed polishing wheel
2 wish over 3500 rpm capabilities
Custom client specified
Automatic rouge application station
4 cylindrical stations
Custom compoumd configuration
Operator interface
Customizable touchscreen interface
Customizable touchscreen interface
Production analytics and reports
Customized data gathering and presentation
Customized data gathering and presentation
Automatic tool changer (polishing/sanding inside/outside tools) and tool ressing
Option
Standard
Automatic "consumable" (rouge loading and viton gripper cover replacement)
Standard
Steam washer
Standard
"Lights-out" shift operation
Standard

Options

Options
VDK-2200
(Sizing Pro)
VDK-2300
(Tandem Pro)
Large part option
Large rings (approx. size #13-15)
Custom fixturing client specified
Machine tending (can load/unload mass production machines)
Custom client specified
Wash rack loading (polished rings placed on wash rack instead of back in loading tray
Option
Option
Mold refurbishing (can clean rubber molds)
Option
Bar code scanner for trays
Standard
Standard
Vision system
Option for ring style verification on tray
Custom client specified
Auto part style recognition (vision system
Standard
Multi-tray input (allows typing-in of new tray of parts' content while the machine is running)
Standard
Standard
Laser engraving
Option
Automatic tray load/unload
Option
Standard

Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications
VDK-2200
(Sizing Pro)
VDK-2300
(Tandem Pro)
Dimensions (width x depth x height) in inches
60 x 73 x 64"
60 x 98 x 64"
Weight in pounds
830 lbs
1027 lbs
Power requirement
2KW-3PH 3 X 110VAC
2KW-3PH 3 X 110VAC
Air requirement
100 PSI @ 7CFM
100 PSI @ 7CFM
Exhaust options (client provided)
Connection to existing factory dust collection or dedicated HEPA unit
Connection to existing factory dust collection or dedicated HEPA unit
Environmental requirements
Ambient temperature range 50-85ºF, ambient humidity
Ambient temperature range 50-85ºF, ambient humidity

Safety, Support and Operating Features

Safety, Support, & Operating Features
VDK-2200
(Sizing Pro)
VDK-2300
(Tandem Pro)
Web-enabled system monitoring (manufacturer technical support and troubleshooting)
Standard. Must be enabled by user for access
Standard. Must be enabled by user for access
Alarm touchscreen panel to notify operator of required intervention
System and Production
Customizable
Operating software
Customizable with manual function test and jogging capabilities
Customizable and IIOT ready with self diagnostic modes
Enclosure
Aluminum extrusion and clear LEXAN™ full enclosure
Aluminum extrusion and clear LEXAN™ full enclosure
Safety features
Estop and door open/closed sensors
Estop and door open/closed sensors