Plastic Assembly

Choose a no-regrets partner with deep application knowledge and proven on-time delivery in plastic joining solutions

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Reliable plastic assembly

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Range of welding methods

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Automation that powers productivity

Discover All the Advantages of Automated Ultrasonic Plastic Welding

Take the lead with spot welding, staking, textile welding and more

Are Outdated Operations Stunting Your Growth?

Going without the right plastic assembly systems can cost you time and money. You risk falling behind competitors that are consistently making quality parts for less. Choosing the wrong automation systems provider could endanger the success of your product launch. 

Partner with AMS and win the day with our:

  • Advanced plastic assembly systems.
  • Decades of experience in ultrasonic plastic welding machines.
  • Custom configuration for your application.
  • Built-in accuracy and efficiency.

Stuck in the Ultrasonic Welding Weeds? 

Ultrasonic welding of plastic materials creates a molecular bond within the weld joint when vibration at high frequency is introduced into plastic under force. We understand you want to nail down the right welding systems to launch your products successfully. You need to know that our ultrasonic plastic welding machines and automation systems will be delivered on time and function flawlessly. And you want the systems in your plant to be backed by customer support that covers every shift, every day.

Let AMS handle your plastic assembly needs:

  • Deep application knowledge
  • 99.5% on-time delivery record and 97% customer satisfaction
  • 24/7 hotline for urgent support
  • Flexible “engineering only” option

Plastic Assembly Systems from AMS

AMS can reliably join your plastic parts to meet even the toughest requirements. Our capabilities include:

Thermal plastic staking

Ultrasonic plastic staking

SPIN welding

Textile welding

Increase Productivity and Efficiency with Plastic Assembly Operations

To get ahead, you need to increase throughput, minimize handling and improve quality. Automating your plastics assembly gives you the competitive edge. And while we offer standard ultrasonic welding machines, spot welding, staking, textile welding and more, our engineers are experts at customizing systems to our customers’ exact application needs.

AMS Ultrasonic Staking Machine
Front Light Curtains

Front Light Curtains

To ensure safe run over time, the front light curtains will stop the machining process if it detects the operator.

Sturdy tubular steel frame base

Sturdy tubular steel frame base

Extruded Aluminum Frame

Extruded Aluminum Frame

Frame with Lexan panels and LED Lighting to ensure safe cycles.

Ultrasonic Welding Actuators
Ultrasonic Welding Actuators

Ultrasonic Welding Actuators

The actuators converts electrical energy into mechanical vibrations causing the plastics to join.

CNC Milled Contoured part nest
CNC Milled Contoured part nest

CNC Milled Contoured part nest

The part is put in by the operator and stays in place until the cycle is complete, then it can be moved out of the machine.

Indicator Stack Light
Indicator Stack Light

Indicator Stack Light

These lights can be used for steady or flashing states to give instant notification of a problem on the line or in the workstation. LED stack lights are a low cost and effective tool for real-time visual factory and lean manufacturing. LED and on lights are essential for workplace productivity improvement.

Human Machine Interface
Human Machine Interface

Human Machine Interface

For operator messaging, machine set up, and advanced controls.

Emergency Stop and Reset Button
Emergency Stop and Reset Button

Emergency Stop and Reset Button

Lets the operator control the machine and stop if necessary.

Cycle Start Touch Sensor
Cycle Start Touch Sensor

Cycle Start Touch Sensor

Responds to a finger blocking light rather than to pressure to ensure a safe start every time.

Precision Plastic Welding With The PJ-401

AMS designed the Plastic Joining PJ-401 for ultrasonic plastic welding applications requiring precise welding temperatures and pressures, exact locations, high levels of error-proofing, and repeatability to ensure consistent welding.

Ultrasonic Plastic Welding With The PJ-301

The AMS Plastic Joining PJ-301 is a versatile, semi-standard platform for ultrasonic staking, forming and spot welding. With semi-automatic operation, poka-yoke functions and outstanding productivity, the PJ-301 is a great general purpose plastic joining machine.

PJ-301 is easily configurable and reconfigurable for future requirements. Start designing yours today with out downloadable data sheet.

Ultrasonic Welding Actuators

Ultrasonic Welding Actuators

The actuators convert electrical energy into mechanical vibrations causing the plastics to join.

Inductive Heating Coil

Translating Upper Platen

CNC Milled Contoured Part Nest

CNC Milled Contoured Part Nest

The part nest holds the part in place during the cycle.

Extruded Aluminum Frame

Extruded Aluminum Frame

Frame with Lexan panels and LED Lighting.

Custom Fixture with Sensors

Human Machine InterfaceHuman Machine Interface

Human Machine Interface for operator messaging, machine setup, and advanced controls.

Light Curtains

Light Curtains

To ensure safe run over time, the front light curtains will stop the machining process if it detects the operator.

Emergency Stop and Reset Button

Emergency Stop and Reset ButtonEmergency Stop and Reset Button

Lets the operator control the machine and stop if necessary.

Cycle Start Touch Sensor
Cycle Start Touch Sensor

Cycle Start Touch Sensor

Responds to a finger blocking light rather than to pressure to ensure a safe start every time.

Sturdy tubular steel frame base

Sturdy tubular steel frame base

Find the Right Automation Partner For Your Plastics Assembly System

Download the Free Automation Partner Checklist

This free, easy to use one-page checklist will help you choose the right automation company to meet your plastics assembly needs. Be prepared with the right questions to ask to get the answers you need. Complete this short form to receive your checklist.

Surefire Automation Plan

  • Share your automation goals with one of our application engineers.
  • Share your vision and goals.
  • Grow your business with plastic assembly systems.