Automation Series Frames

  • Welded tubular steel external frame
  • Removable guard package
  • Full sheet metal package
  • 3 standard configurations
  • 15 standard footprint sizes
  • average lead time 6-10 weeks

The Automation Series frame is constructed from 3” x 3” and 2” x 2” by 3/16” wall welded tubular steel, which makes this platform family ideal for applications that require a stable frame design. It also has a professional external appearance, and has a variety of optional accessories.

Available in fifteen standard footprint sizes and three frame heights, the Automation Series is available as a base frame only, base with doors and panels, base with guard, or base with guard and upper enclosure. Extended footprint sizes available upon request. Optional accessories include: Tool plate, EIA rack, user panel, safety interlock package, adjustable display arm, LCD mount, casters, leveling feet, and more.

Each platform includes powder coat finish on frame assembly and all sheet metal components. Standard platform guard material is Polycarbonate. Specialty plastics and paint finishes available upon request (i.e. ESD Polycarbonate, FM4910 Rated CPVC or PVC, Zinc Plating of Frame).

Some of the most successful installations to date for the Automation Series have been: PCB inspection, automotive component assembly, dispense, consumer product assembly, and laser welding and cutting of medical devices.

Standard Features

Base Weldment:
All Welds ¼” fillet
Tolerance +/-0.125
All 2×2 tube holes tapped to ¼-20
Vertical tubes 3x3x3/16”
Horizontal tubes 2x2x3/16”

Sheet metal:
Bottom Deck 12GA CRS
Panels and Doors 16GA CRS
Top Cover 12GA CRS

All plastic, 3/8” clear polycarbonate
Doors have lift off hinges

Tooling Plate:
Cast Aluminum
Precision Saw cut edges with hand deburr
Black anodize finish
Corner mounting hardware, adjuster screw and rubber isolator

Powder Coat standard colors
Frame, guard legs, rings, block – Powder Technologies Oyster
Sheet metal – Valspar Off White Texture

Additional Info:
Leveling Feet ¾-10” Thread
Swivel casters
Base sheet metal doors close with locking keyed latch
Guard plastic doors close with magnets on top
All Hardware stainless steel cap screws

Optional Features

Base Weldment:
Metric hole pattern

Sheet metal:
Different material
Door Stiffeners

Custom thickness/material/color

Tooling plate:
CNC machined
Other finishing options available
Rigid Mounting

Other finishes available
Custom colors available

Optional accessories:
Level and set casters
Tamperproof hardware

Please ask about additional options/accessories not listed.

Our Automation Series profiles are available with the following standard configurations.


BASE SIZE (A & B) 24″×24″, 24″×36″, 24″×48″, 24″×60″, 24″×72″, 36″×24″, 36″×36″, 36″×48″, 36″×60″, 36″×72″, 48″×24″, 48″×36″, 48″×48″, 48″×60″, 48″×72″, 60″×24″, 60″×36″, 60″×48″, 60″×60″, 60″×72″, 72″×24″, 72″×36″, 72″×48″, 72″×60″, 72″×72″
BASE HEIGHT (C) 25″, 27″, 29″, 31″
GUARD PACKAGE (D) no guard, 32″, 40″
UPPER ENCLOSURE (E) no upper enclosure, 12″
ALUMINUM TOOL PLATE no tool plate, 1″

Base pricing includes:

  • sheet metal bottom decks
  • sheet metal side and rear panels
  • sheet metal front doors
  • casters and leveling feet

Guard pricing includes:

  • guard frame
  • clear polycarbonate side and rear panels
  • front doors
  • sheet metal top cover
  • mounting hardware

Tool plate pricing includes:

  • SiCRON mounting holes and work surface
  • adjuster set (with isolators)
  • precision saw cut edges
  • additional machining not included

CAD Files for a selection of our Standard Model Automation Series Machine Bases & Frames

Quote Request Form - Automation Series

Configure options below to see pricing for standard models. Customization of standard models can be specified within this form. Pricing for custom orders will be quoted based on the information provided on this form.