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Getting a grip on automation

Custom robotic collator/tray loader permits Berlex Laboratories to pack featherweight, difficult-to-handle blister packs in two configurations at up to 300/min.
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Prior to picking, blister packs travel through a long infeed section (above) and transfer to a white-ribbed flighted indexing beIn the five parallel lanes of the robot?s infeed (top), the machine detects missing packs and fills any gaps by switching packs Prior to picking, blister packs travel through a long infeed section (above) and transfer to a white-ribbed flighted indexing beA robotic arm deposits a group of blister packs into corrugated in-process traysIn the five parallel lanes of the robot?s infeed (top), the machine detects missing packs and fills any gaps by switching packs