Bradman Lake’s redesigned 3 flap carton lid closer, the IL120 Carton Closer (known formerly as the Compact 3), incorporates a servo-motor operated “lift and descend” feature. See it at PACK EXPO Booth #S-2338.
Intelligrated’s Alvey® Robotic Retrofit Program retrofits 1 or more jointed-arm robots to existing Alvey in-line palletizers to create a hybrid palletizer that combines robotic flexibility and repeatability with the speed and reliability of conventional palletizer layer deposition.
Mondi Transferpaper XEIKON 62 from Mondi Coatings, combined with Xeikon’s Digital Decorating System, is a patented transfer paper solution for decorating plastic containers with high-quality digitally printed images.
GAM Gear’s 2010 Catalog of Gear Reducers/Torque Converters and Linear Mounting Kits includes information on: a new line of low-cost high performance planetary gearboxes (PE-Series); a complete new range of bevel-gear reducers with or without an integrated motor mount (VC-Series and V-Series); and a new hollow-shaft low-cost hypoid gearbox (in-line FP-KB).
After the past couple years’ serious sales slump, the industrial robotics industry is beginning to rebound, with food and consumer goods applications showing strong gains. Recent packaging installations testify to the value of automation.