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Article | July 31, 1995
Robotic part handling
Mitchell's (Elkhart, IN) Model 215 part trimmer trims and deflashes plastic, rubber and other materials in cycle times as little as 4 seconds.
Uses on-board computer memory to store cutting and motion steps for each part thus eliminating most set-up time. Robotic part loading and unloading devices speed process. No tool setups are required. Once the end-of-arm tooling is in place and vacuum hold-down is set part trimming is said to begin immediately with low-to-no reject rates. Twin-oscillating cutting blades function in full
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