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Package Machinery servo overwrapper interacts with operator
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Package Machinery servo overwrapper interacts with operator

Package Machinery Company exhibited a 6-axis servo-driven overwrapper with a B&R control system that includes a 10-inch touch panel providing operational controls, safety, diagnostics, temperature, changeover videos, status, and even a complete machine manual.
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Each robotic end effector picks 30 empty tubes per cycle and places them in the pucks on the racetrack carrier.
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One controller governs 92 axes of motion

What do you get when you deploy 92 servo motors on a tube-filling machine? At Norden, a part of the Coesia Group, you get a machine that fills 850 toothpaste tubes/min.
Custom automation via Mechatronics at Work
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Custom automation via Mechatronics at Work

Bosch Rexroth's demos its custom Mechatronics @ Work technology, focusing on IndraDrive Mi integrated motor-drive system and its new Omega Linear Module OBB.
Machine Product Brief
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Rennco LLC: Rennco LLC: Servos, HMI, and set-up recipes enhance performance of vertical bagging machine Booth # N-4016

The Rennco Model 301SF packager features a servo driven seal system, which is integrated with an HMI and set-up recipes for rapid changeover and higher throughput. This all-electric machine reduces overall energy consumption up to 50 percent compared to conventional baggers.
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Industry’s first servo-based solution for triangulated retail ready trays
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Industry’s first servo-based solution for triangulated retail ready trays

IPak’s TF200 delivers speed, tray flexibility, and forming consistency in a simpler, easier to maintain design than traditional mechanical solutions. Additional benefits include modular construction for easy integration and maintenance, fewer wear parts, precise control, and reliable operation in demanding locations. Booth # N-4006
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Kollmorgen: Servo system catalog

The new Kollmorgen Servo System Catalog details the features, benefits and specifications of the company’s broad range of servo system solutions including their complete range of AKD Ethernet-based servo drives, AKM servomotors, direct drive technology, Kollmorgen Cartridge DDR motors, housed DDR motors, linear positioning systems, precision tables, electric cylinders, rodless actuators, TRUE Planetary gearheads, stepper motors, stepper drives, and other product solutions.
Controls Product Brief
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Lenze Americas: Servo inverter drive system

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #4141! Lenze Americas’ Servo Inverter i700 drive system, designed for multi-axis applications, provides extremely short cycle times, 32-bit signal resolution, and an overload capacity of more than 200%.
Controls Product Brief
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation: Servo amplifier has EtherCAT connectivity

Mitsubishi’s MR-J3-xA-RJ158, offered as part of the MELSERVO MR-J3 family, is an AC servo drive designed to provide users with connectivity to Mitsubishi Electric high-performance servo amplifiers over EtherCAT communication.
Controls Product Brief
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation: Servo & motion controller solution

Mitsubishi’s MR-J4 series--its next generation of servo motors, servo amplifiers and motion controllers--provides 2500Hz frequency response speed time, reducing settling times to less than two milliseconds (msec) to maximize machine performance and throughput.
This 48-count multipack is one of many finished formats that Bonomi is able to make on its fast, flexible line.
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Servos serve up speed and flexibility

Baker of ladyfingers relies on servos, vertical accumulation buffer, and multipacker redundancy to run 180 12-count primary packs/min into a variety of secondary packs.

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