Align Production Systems’ Heavy Duty Adjustable Headstock & Tailstock Positioners deliver height adjustment & variable-speed rotation in either direction to optimize your fabrication or assembly operation. Our positioners are designed to improve worker ergonomics in your welding, torching, cutting, or cladding operations by positioning the workpiece into the ideal work position. Adjustable Head & Tailstock Positioners are offered in 3 weight capacities ranging from 8,000 to 35,000lbs. Available options range from simple hand controls to robotic interfacing servo package. We also offer custom designed headstock & tailstock solutions to fit your project specifications.
Our Headstock & Tailstock welding positioner can easily lift & rotate weldments weighing up to 35,000 lbs.
All ELectric Power
Our positioners feature an electric slew bearing & ball screw lift system, eliminating hydraulic fluid mess & fire hazard.
Adjustable workpiece height and precision rotational movement position workpiece to optimal ergonomic position.
Adjustable Headstock & Tailstock Positioner in Action
Adjustable Headstock & Tailstock Models
|Model Number||Max Capacity||Rotational Torque||Rotational Precision||Power||Vertical Travel||Vertical Travel Speed||Vertical Precision||Center Point Range|
|APS020-2008||8,000 lbs||48,000 in/lbs||Standard||480VAC, 3Ph, 60Hz||60″||1.7 – 34.0
|Standard||16″ – 76″|
|APS020-2015||15,000 lbs||75,000 in/lbs||Standard||480VAC, 3Ph, 60Hz||60″||1.7 – 34.0
|Standard||16″ – 76″|
|APS020-2035||35,000 lbs||190,000 in/lbs||Standard||480VAC, 3Ph, 60Hz||60″||1.7 – 34.0
|Standard||20″ – 80″|
Adjustable Headstock & Tailstock Options
|Model Number||Model Name||Description|
|APS020-0210||Hand Held Pendant||Standard controls for manual positioning. 12 ft. cord.|
|APS020-0211||Control Stand||Standard controls on a movable stand. 12 ft. cord.|
|APS020-0212||Foot Controls||Control rotation and lift with foot pedals 12ft. cord|
|APS020-0213||Wireless Controls||Wireless Pendant Controller|
|APS020-0220||Tooling Interface||Custom mounting plate for interacting with part or fixture|
|APS020-0221||Riser Base||Custom bases to increase ground clearance|
|APS020-0222||Horizontal Adjustment||Tailstock mounted on horizontal rails for different part lengths|
|APS020-0230||Central Grounding||Centrally located grounding point for whole machine|
|APS020-0231||Warning System||Choose from; 1. Waring stack light. 2. Warning horn. 3. light curtains. 4. Floor sensor pads|
Custom Sizes, Capacities, and Speeds Available
We partner with our customers to design and build one-of-a-kind custom solutions that are unmatched in their versatility and reliability for a diverse set of material handling challenges. Speak with our sales team for more information.