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SFP-862

SFP-862 Data Sheet

The Model SFP-862-J0-P1-INDS15-P12-T3 shown below is typical and representative of the SFP-862 Models. For more information on specifying a holding fixture, see the SFP-800 SERIES OPTION page and SFP-800 SERIES CREATING A MODEL NUMBER pdf.

  1. The maximum distance between mounting interfaces is directly related to the main beam length. Specify the distance between mounting interfaces to be at or slightly longer than the length of the payload. The end frames can be adjusted inward to accommodate shorter length payloads, however the main beam(s) protruding beyond the end frames may result in a trip hazard. For more information see the SFP-800 SERIES OPTIONS page and SFP-800 SERIES CREATING A MODEL NUMBER pdf.
  2. A shorter than standard swing radius may be recommended for some applications.  See the “Technical Section” under “Holding Fixture Safety” on page 3 of 7 concerning “Unexpected Accident Loads” and the chart on page 4 of 7 referring to “Maximum Recommended Swing Radius”.

Product Features:

  • Safety Factor: 3 for Yield & 5 for Ultimate
  • Rated Load Capacity: Dynamic, 0″ to 3.75″ eccentricity: 3,200 lbs. (1,455 kg.)
  • Operating Temperature: +32 to +104 °F (0 to +40 °C). Contact factory for special applications with extended operating temperatures.
  • Combination P12 Mounting Plate / Angle Interface
  • Choice of Main Beam Length
  • Main Beam Ball Lock Pins: Reliably prevents End Frames from slipping on Main Beam
  • Gearbox: Low backlash, non-back-driving, stair-step resistant, hollow shaft design with 60:1 ratio and 12″ diameter hand crank
  • Axial Float & Sleeve Bearing in Non-Gearbox Side Trunnion: The non-gearbox side trunnion has one inch of axial float to ease payload integration as well as a PTFE composite sleeve bearing to eliminate grease migration, increase bearing life and reduce friction.
  • Casters: Ø6″ x 3″ wide Nylatron wheels, king-pin-less swivel bearings, brakes and swivel locks.
  • Index Plate: Standard with 15° index plate and index stops
  • Materials: Steel construction
  • Finish: Flotron Blue powder coat with selected parts zinc plated.
  • A smaller than standard swing radius may be recommended for some applications. See the “Technical Section” under “Holding Fixture Safety” on page 3 of 7 concerning “Unexpected Accident Loads” and the chart on page 4 of 7 referring to “Maximum Recommended Swing Radius“.
  • Optional ground lug and drag chain for use in electrostatically protected areas (EPA’s)
  • Optional main beam lengths
  • Optional leveling jacks
  • Optional finishes for clean room compatibility
  • Optional lubricants
  • Optional forklift tubes
  • Optional gearbox mounted push bar
  • Optional gearbox ratios
  • Optional towing interface
  • Optional casters/steering bars
  • Optional proof load test
  • Optional battery powered hand drill mounted to gearbox input shaft
  • For more about SFP-800 Series Options click here
All data presented is based on no modifications to the product.

As Flotron is constantly improving products and methods of manufacturing, we reserve the right to modify and/or change design or specifications without notice. Please contact Flotron for verification of critical dimensions and specifications.

For SFP-800 Series – Creating a Model Number pdf click here.

For clarification of terms or phrases, please see the Holding Fixtures Definitions page.

SFP-853

SFP-853 Data Sheet

The Model SFP-853-J0-P1-INDS15-P12-T3 shown below is typical and representative of the SFP-853 Models. For more information on specifying a holding fixture, see the SFP-800 SERIES OPTION page and SFP-800 SERIES CREATING A MODEL NUMBER pdf.

  1. The maximum distance between mounting interfaces is directly related to the main beam length. Specify the distance between mounting interfaces to be at or slightly longer than the length of the payload. The end frames can be adjusted inward to accommodate shorter length payloads, however the main beam(s) protruding beyond the end frames may result in a trip hazard. For more information see the SFP-800 SERIES OPTIONS page and SFP-800 SERIES CREATING A MODEL NUMBER pdf.
  2. A shorter than standard swing radius may be recommended for some applications.  See the “Technical Section” under “Holding Fixture Safety” on page 3 of 7 concerning “Unexpected Accident Loads” and the chart on page 4 of 7 referring to “Maximum Recommended Swing Radius”.

Product Features:

  • Safety Factor: 3 for Yield & 5 for Ultimate
  • Rated Load Capacity: Dynamic, 0″ to 3.75″ eccentricity: 3,200 lbs. (1,455 kg.)
  • Operating Temperature: +32 to +104 °F (0 to +40 °C). Contact factory for special applications with extended operating temperatures.
  • Combination P12 Mounting Plate / Angle Interface
  • Choice of Main Beam Length
  • Main Beam Ball Lock Pins: Reliably prevents End Frames from slipping on Main Beam
  • Gearbox: Low backlash, non-back-driving, stair-step resistant, hollow shaft design with 60:1 ratio and 12″ diameter hand crank
  • Axial Float & Sleeve Bearing in Non-Gearbox Side Trunnion: The non-gearbox side trunnion has one inch of axial float to ease payload integration as well as a PTFE composite sleeve bearing to eliminate grease migration, increase bearing life and reduce friction.
  • Casters: Ø6″ x 3″ wide Nylatron wheels, king-pin-less swivel bearings, brakes and swivel locks.
  • Index Plate: Standard with 15° index plate and index stops
  • Materials: Steel construction
  • Finish: Flotron Blue powder coat with selected parts zinc plated.
  • A smaller than standard swing radius may be recommended for some applications. See the “Technical Section” under “Holding Fixture Safety” on page 3 of 7 concerning “Unexpected Accident Loads” and the chart on page 4 of 7 referring to “Maximum Recommended Swing Radius“.
  • Optional ground lug and drag chain for use in electrostatically protected areas (EPA’s)
  • Optional main beam lengths
  • Optional leveling jacks
  • Optional finishes for clean room compatibility
  • Optional lubricants
  • Optional forklift tubes
  • Optional gearbox mounted push bar
  • Optional gearbox ratios
  • Optional towing interface
  • Optional casters/steering bars
  • Optional proof load test
  • Optional battery powered hand drill mounted to gearbox input shaft
  • For more about SFP-800 Series Options click here
All data presented is based on no modifications to the product.

As Flotron is constantly improving products and methods of manufacturing, we reserve the right to modify and/or change design or specifications without notice. Please contact Flotron for verification of critical dimensions and specifications.

For SFP-800 Series – Creating a Model Number pdf click here.

For clarification of terms or phrases, please see the Holding Fixtures Definitions page.

SFP-847

SFP-847 Data Sheet

The Model SFP-847-J0-P1-INDS15-P12-T3 shown below is typical and representative of the SFP-847 Models. For more information on specifying a holding fixture, see the SFP-800 SERIES OPTION page and SFP-800 SERIES CREATING A MODEL NUMBER pdf.

  1. The maximum distance between mounting interfaces is directly related to the main beam length. Specify the distance between mounting interfaces to be at or slightly longer than the length of the payload. The end frames can be adjusted inward to accommodate shorter length payloads, however the main beam(s) protruding beyond the end frames may result in a trip hazard. For more information see the SFP-800 SERIES OPTIONS page and SFP-800 SERIES CREATING A MODEL NUMBER pdf.
  2. A shorter than standard swing radius may be recommended for some applications.  See the “Technical Section” under “Holding Fixture Safety” on page 3 of 7 concerning “Unexpected Accident Loads” and the chart on page 4 of 7 referring to “Maximum Recommended Swing Radius”.

Product Features:

  • Safety Factor: 3 for Yield & 5 for Ultimate
  • Rated Load Capacity: Dynamic, 0″ to 3.75″ eccentricity: 3,200 lbs. (1,455 kg.)
  • Operating Temperature: +32 to +104 °F (0 to +40 °C). Contact factory for special applications with extended operating temperatures.
  • Combination P12 Mounting Plate / Angle Interface
  • Choice of Main Beam Length
  • Main Beam Ball Lock Pins: Reliably prevents End Frames from slipping on Main Beam
  • Gearbox: Low backlash, non-back-driving, stair-step resistant, hollow shaft design with 60:1 ratio and 12″ diameter hand crank
  • Axial Float & Sleeve Bearing in Non-Gearbox Side Trunnion: The non-gearbox side trunnion has one inch of axial float to ease payload integration as well as a PTFE composite sleeve bearing to eliminate grease migration, increase bearing life and reduce friction.
  • Casters: Ø6″ x 3″ wide Nylatron wheels, king-pin-less swivel bearings, brakes and swivel locks.
  • Index Plate: Standard with 15° index plate and index stops
  • Materials: Steel construction
  • Finish: Flotron Blue powder coat with selected parts zinc plated.
  • A smaller than standard swing radius may be recommended for some applications. See the “Technical Section” under “Holding Fixture Safety” on page 3 of 7 concerning “Unexpected Accident Loads” and the chart on page 4 of 7 referring to “Maximum Recommended Swing Radius“.
  • Optional ground lug and drag chain for use in electrostatically protected areas (EPA’s)
  • Optional main beam lengths
  • Optional leveling jacks
  • Optional finishes for clean room compatibility
  • Optional lubricants
  • Optional forklift tubes
  • Optional gearbox mounted push bar
  • Optional gearbox ratios
  • Optional towing interface
  • Optional casters/steering bars
  • Optional proof load test
  • Optional battery powered hand drill mounted to gearbox input shaft
  • For more about SFP-800 Series Options click here
All data presented is based on no modifications to the product.

As Flotron is constantly improving products and methods of manufacturing, we reserve the right to modify and/or change design or specifications without notice. Please contact Flotron for verification of critical dimensions and specifications.

For SFP-800 Series – Creating a Model Number pdf click here.

For clarification of terms or phrases, please see the Holding Fixtures Definitions page.

SFP-800 Series

Flotron’s Small Foot Print (SFP) 800 series Rotation Fixtures are a higher capacity, more compact version of the 800 series where floor space is a premium. The SFP-800 series includes additional features and options; lift points above the CG capable of lifting the Flotron (with the payload integrated), one inch of axial float on the non-gearbox side trunnion to ease payload integration, flat leg design to lower the rotation centerline height without sacrificing available payload swing radius, lighter weight to ease maneuverability, elimination of single failure points for launch site compatibility, PTFE composite sleeve bushings on the non-gearbox-side trunnion to eliminate exposed grease in this area, as well as an option for a cordless hand drill to rotate the gearbox.  This series is offered in three standard single beam configurations with adjustable riser heights. They are supplied with heavy-duty, hollow shaft, stairstep resistant gearboxes to handle large, off-center loads which may occur during assembly of the mounted payload.  See below for comparative data on the different SFP-800 series models and click on any image for additional information.

CTL129

CRF129 Data Sheet

The Model CTL-C-129P56C10J1T1 shown below is typical and representative of the CTL129 Models. For more information on specifying a cantilevered rotation fixture, see the MID-SIZED SATELLITE FIXTURE OPTIONS page and MID-SIZED SATELLITE FIXTURE CREATING A MODEL NUMBER pdf.

Product Features:

  • Safety Factors: 3 for Yield & 5 for Ultimate
  • Primary Axis Rated Load Capacity: 12,000 lbs. with CG located at 90” from interface plate and 6” from primary axis rotation centerline.
  • Optional Secondary Axis Rated Load Capacity: 7,000 lbs. with CG located at 110” from interface plate and 8” from secondary axis rotation centerline.
  • Operating Temperature: +32 to +104 °F (0 to +40 °C). Contact factory for special applications with extended operating temperatures.
  • Payload Interface: Ø56” Circular Interface Plate with 36X through holes for 5/8” fasteners on Ø48” bolt circle.
  • Primary & Secondary Axis Gearbox/Slewing Ring: 3,204:1 total reduction.  Inputs can be driven with a hand drill or 12″ diameter hand crank.
  • Casters: Heavy duty 10″ diameter x 3.25″ wide nylatron wheel, sealed bearings, swivel lock, brake, and steering bar receptacles.  (Ø12” diameter optional)
  • Materials: Steel and aluminum construction.
  • Finish: Clean room compatible finishes standard.  Sky white powder coated frames; gearbox painted gloss white epoxy; nickel plated, black oxide or stainless-steel fasteners and miscellaneous hardware (no zinc).
  • Optional Index Plate.
  • Optional Casters.
  • Optional Leveling Jacks.
  • Optional Lubricants.
  • Optional Tow Bar.
  • Optional Secondary Axis of Rotation Structure
  • Optional Standard Proof Load Test
  • For more about Mid-Size Satellite Fixture Options click here.
All data presented is based on no modifications to the product.

As Flotron is constantly improving products and methods of manufacturing, we reserve the right to modify and/or change design or specifications without notice. Please contact Flotron for verification of critical dimensions and specifications.

For Mid-Size Satellite Fixtures – Creating a Model Number pdf click here.

For clarification of terms or phrases, please see the Holding Fixtures Definitions page.

CRF 60

CRF 60 Data Sheet

The Model CRF-60P12C6 shown below is typical and representative of the CRF 60 Models. For more information on specifying a cantilevered rotation fixture, see the CANTILEVERED ROTATION FIXTURE page and CANTILEVERED ROTATION FIXTURE CREATING A MODEL NUMBER pdf.

Product Features:

  • Safety Factors: 3 for Yield & 5 for Ultimate
  • Rated Load Capacity: 1,000 lbs. with CG located at 30” from interface plate and 2” from primary axis rotation centerline.
  • Operating Temperature: +32 to +104 °F (0 to +40 °C). Contact factory for special applications with extended operating temperatures.
  • Payload Interface: Ø12” Circular Interface Plate with 12X through holes for 1/2” fasteners on Ø10” bolt circle.
  • Gearbox: 60:1ratio with 12” diameter crank. 
  • Casters: Heavy duty 6″ diameter x 3″ wide phenolic tread, sealed bearings, swivel lock, brake, and steering bar receptacles.  (Ø12” diameter optional)
  • Materials: Steel construction.
  • Finish: Flotron Blue powder coat with selected parts zinc plated.
  • Optional Casters.
  • Optional Lubricants.
  • Optional Tow Bar.
  • Optional finishes for clean room compatibility.
  • Optional Ground Lug and Drag Chain for use in electrostatically protected areas (EPA’s).
  • Optional Standard Proof Load Test
  • For more about Cantilevered Rotation Fixture Options click here.
All data presented is based on no modifications to the product.

As Flotron is constantly improving products and methods of manufacturing, we reserve the right to modify and/or change design or specifications without notice. Please contact Flotron for verification of critical dimensions and specifications.

For Cantilevered Rotation Fixtures – Creating a Model Number pdf click here.

For clarification of terms or phrases, please see the Holding Fixtures Definitions page.

CRF 48

CRF 48 Data Sheet

The Model CRF-48P12C6 shown below is typical and representative of the CTL48 Models. For more information on specifying a cantilevered rotation fixture, see the CANTILEVERED ROTATION FIXTURE page and CANTILEVERED ROTATION FIXTURE CREATING A MODEL NUMBER pdf.

Product Features:

  • Safety Factors: 3 for Yield & 5 for Ultimate
  • Rated Load Capacity: 1,000 lbs. with CG located at 30” from interface plate and 2” from primary axis rotation centerline.
  • Operating Temperature: +32 to +104 °F (0 to +40 °C). Contact factory for special applications with extended operating temperatures.
  • Payload Interface: Ø12” Circular Interface Plate with 12X through holes for 1/2” fasteners on Ø10” bolt circle.
  • Gearbox: 60:1ratio with 12” diameter crank. 
  • Casters: Heavy duty 6″ diameter x 3″ wide phenolic tread, sealed bearings, swivel lock, brake, and steering bar receptacles.  (Ø12” diameter optional)
  • Materials: Steel construction.
  • Finish: Flotron Blue powder coat with selected parts zinc plated.
  • Optional Casters.
  • Optional Lubricants.
  • Optional Tow Bar.
  • Optional finishes for clean room compatibility.
  • Optional Ground Lug and Drag Chain for use in electrostatically protected areas (EPA’s).
  • Optional Standard Proof Load Test
  • For more about Cantilevered Rotation Fixture Options click here.
All data presented is based on no modifications to the product.

As Flotron is constantly improving products and methods of manufacturing, we reserve the right to modify and/or change design or specifications without notice. Please contact Flotron for verification of critical dimensions and specifications.

For Cantilevered Rotation Fixtures – Creating a Model Number pdf click here.

For clarification of terms or phrases, please see the Holding Fixtures Definitions page.

CRF 36

CRF 36 Data Sheet

The Model CRF-36P12C6 shown below is typical and representative of the CTL 36 Models. For more information on specifying a cantilevered rotation fixture, see the CANTILEVERED ROTATION FIXTURE page and CANTILEVERED ROTATION FIXTURE CREATING A MODEL NUMBER pdf.

Product Features:

  • Safety Factors: 3 for Yield & 5 for Ultimate
  • Rated Load Capacity: 1,000 lbs. with CG located at 30” from interface plate and 2” from primary axis rotation centerline.
  • Operating Temperature: +32 to +104 °F (0 to +40 °C). Contact factory for special applications with extended operating temperatures.
  • Payload Interface: Ø12” Circular Interface Plate with 12X through holes for 1/2” fasteners on Ø10” bolt circle.
  • Gearbox: 60:1ratio with 12” diameter crank.
  • Casters: Heavy duty 6″ diameter x 3″ wide phenolic tread, sealed bearings, swivel lock, brake, and steering bar receptacles.  (Ø12” diameter optional)
  • Materials: Steel construction.
  • Finish: Flotron Blue powder coat with selected parts zinc plated.
  • Optional Casters.
  • Optional Lubricants.
  • Optional Tow Bar.
  • Optional finishes for clean room compatibility.
  • Optional Ground Lug and Drag Chain for use in electrostatically protected areas (EPA’s).
  • Optional Standard Proof Load Test.
  • For more about Cantilevered Rotation Fixture Options click here.
All data presented is based on no modifications to the product.

As Flotron is constantly improving products and methods of manufacturing, we reserve the right to modify and/or change design or specifications without notice. Please contact Flotron for verification of critical dimensions and specifications.

For Cantilevered Rotation Fixtures – Creating a Model Number pdf click here.

For clarification of terms or phrases, please see the Holding Fixtures Definitions page.

Satellite Mobile Platforms  

Flotron’s satellite mobile platforms are designed to support satellites in the vertical orientation, i.e. when the longitudinal axis of the satellite is perpendicular to the floor. The payload separation plane is low to the floor to minimize the required hook height when integrating the space vehicle with the platform interface using an overhead crane. The platform provides a working area for technicians to gain ergonomic access to the spacecraft during assembly, integration and test operations. Leveling jacks allow the technician to level the unit on uneven terrain. The satellite platform is designed to consider ergonomics during intra-facility transportation of the space vehicle. Caster wheel material has been specified to maximize rollability and both a push bar and a tow bar have been incorporated to provide options for maneuvering the loaded satellite mobile platform.

See below for comparative data on the satellite mobile platform models and click on any image for additional information.

Cantilevered Rotation Fixtures

Flotron’s offtheshelf cantilevered rotation fixture is designed to be a cost-effective solution to allow ergonomic full access to cantilevered payloads. The CRF design intent is to support small satellites or satellite instruments during assembly, integration and test activities. The spaceflight hardware can be supported in a cantilevered orientation so that the longitudinal axis is parallel to the floor and then rotated 360 degrees.