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Article | April 30, 1996
Palletizer infeed for orienting cases
With quick identification in mind, Columbia Machine (Vancouver, WA) developed The Turnado palletizer infeed. Its unique design allows cases to be oriented in such a way that labels face outward on all sides of a palletized load.
Its new continuous-motion design has fewer moving parts and operates at faster case speeds than currently available on turning devices says the company. Pneumatic/electric infeed handles a range of case sizes at speeds over 35/min in a 10 case/layer pattern. It can be installed in either a side- or rear-infeed configuration. Retrofitting to existing palletizers is possible.
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