Machine attributes

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True success of 'robotics revolution' hinges on training and education

Packaging professionals should stay abreast of a robotics conversation that won’t be going away any time soon.
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RSX robotic stacker
Machine Product Brief
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High-speed robotic stacker

GN Thermoforming Equipment introduces a new high-speed robotic stacker for its contact-heat, in-mold cut thermoformers.
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Series 1600 Washdown Turntable
Machine Product Brief
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Eaglestone Equipment: Washdown turntable

Eaglestone introduces the Series 1600 Washdown Turntable.
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Staubli Robotics Fast Picker
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Staubli Robotics Fast Picker

New robotic technology for food processing and packaging applications, competes with Delta robots. 200 per minute, full repeatability to .05 mm throughout range of motion.
A closeup of the robotic end effector and its vacuum pickup cups.
Machine Case Study
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Cartoning made simple

What used to take six operators now requires just one as Schiff Nutrition automates its cartoning operation. At 400 nutrition bars/min, the speed is pretty impressive, too.
RH-3SxHR robot
Machine Product Brief
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation: Ceiling-mounted SCARA robot

High-value, high-performance RH-3SxHR boosts customer productivity.
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Robotics smoothes tote loading
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Robotics smoothes tote loading

Pack Flow Concepts showed a robotic system that takes individual packs from a tote or case and places them efficiently in a delivery tote.
Robot picks 180/min
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Robot picks 180/min

High-speed packaging robot from Fanuc that is especially suitable for food and beverage applications does up to 180 picks/min.
Robotic programming simplified
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Robotic programming simplified

Labview library for a Yaskawa robot was on display at the National Instruments’ Automate 2013 booth, and the demo included the use of a Sick Ranger laser 3D camera.
Dual-head robotic picking
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Dual-head robotic picking

The Motoman Robotics Div. of Yaskawa Americas featured a dual-head robotic picking system that handles up to 185 picks/min.
Robotic picking at 300/min
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Robotic picking at 300/min

Schneider’s Robotic cartoning and case-loading system uses a delta-style robot and a machine vision system to locate and pick items at speeds to 300/min.
Vibroscreen® Dewatering-Clarifying Screener
Machine Product Brief
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Dewatering-clarifying screener

Kason introduced a new Vibroscreen® Dewatering-Clarifying Screener with anti-blinding spray-wash system for separating solid materials from liquids at high rates on a batch or continuous basis.
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Collaborative robot
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Collaborative robot

Lightweight, collaborative robot designed by Universal Robots is meant to be used in close proximity with humans and can be moved around from position to position in the plant.
A robot for $22,000?
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A robot for $22,000?

Baxter is a $22,000 robot from Rethink Robotics that performs repetitive tasks at modest speeds. Force-sensing technologies make it extremely safe for operation around human beings
Type 4X enclosures with stainless steel latch
Machine Product Brief
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Hoffman: Type 4X enclosures with stainless steel latch

Featuring durable, light gray polycarbonate, integrated molded hinges for secure cover attachment and stainless steel hinge pins for chemical and corrosion resistance, these non-metallic enclosures provide reliable protection for sensitive electrical and electronic components.
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Yaskawa LoadWorld
Machine Product Brief
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Yaskawa America, Inc: Robot solution for machine tending

LoadWorld® is a pre-engineered standard robot solution for machine tending that can be integrated with new or existing machines.
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MultiFLEXA 250 Continuous Motion Capsule Filler
Machine Product Brief
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MG America: Continuous motion capsule filler

Machine produces up to 250,000 capsules per hour and can be equipped with MultiNETT Weight Control System.
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MM4 Traveling Spray System
Machine Product Brief
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Traveling spray system

Attachment can continuously or intermittently wash screen mesh free of solids.
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