The Automatic Vertical Neck Sealing Machine (AVNS), is used by many companies around the world for sealing together the glass neck and funnel for a television tube. Generally the funnels are fed to our machines via a conveyor system, with four machines being utilized per one production cell which will run automatically.
The AVNS machine shown above has three preheat stations, one neck sealing station and six annealing stations. Process time for one component is less than 60 seconds and will have an a efficiency far exceeding 99%. The machine is PLC controlled and is fitted with an automatic pick and place unit, which takes the neck tubes from a packing case and feeds them into the machine. These machines have proved extremely successful throughout the TV tube industry and can make vast savings over a short period of time.