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Delta robot mechanics new from ELAU
With expiration of key patents, packaging machine designers now have the option of designing or purchasing delta picker robot arms from ELAU. The purpose-built robot mechanics complement ELAU’s robotic library.
ELAU, Schneider Electric’s packaging automation specialist, now offers the PacDrive Robot P3, a complete mechanical package for integrating pick & place capabilities into packaging machinery. With the expiration of key patents, packaging machine designers now have the option of designing their own delta3 robot arms, or to purchase delta picker arms and reduce their upfront investment to develop a robotic capability for primary and secondary packaging applications.
The new offering, purpose-built for packaging, complements the company’s robotic library, which enables control software integration in the same PacDrive automation controller running the machine, requiring no kinematics skills or proprietary robot controllers.
The robotic arm module offer is consistent with the product development strategy outlined in the ARC Advisory Group report, “Integral Robotics Raises Agility and Flexibility of Packaging Machinery: Modular Design Techniques Facilitate the Integration of Robotics.”
The PacDrive Robot P3 is based on the
For more information, visit www.elau-insider.com or www.packagingautomation.net or email [email protected].
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