Download this free, 128-page Primary Packaging Line Equipment Playbook jam-packed with strategies for success, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid. Learn more >>
Article |

'Cordial' robots hit savings sweet spot (sidebar)

Did you know that...?
Print
     

• The robots do not fill in a preset pattern they fill the tray’s empty compartments randomly.

• If the product conveyor were to stop one robot arm would fill the entire tray.

• The red light seen shining on the cordials in images isn’t the vision system’s beam it only provides a visual confirmation that the system is on. The infrared beam scans up invisibly from beneath the conveyor and is read by a sensor array in a housing directly over the conveyor.

• The robots could pack faster than 90 pieces/min/unit but the G-forces would tear the product apart.

• The tray flow is opposite the cordial flow which makes for a faster and more efficient operation (see story for details).

See the story that goes with this sidebar: 'Cordial' robots hit savings sweet spot

Related Sponsored Content

E-Book Special Report
Total Cost of Ownership
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this E-Book Special Report to learn how to calculate the true Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of your packaging machinery.
x

Newsletters

Don't miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
GENERAL INTEREST
PACKAGE DESIGN/DEVELOPMENT
PACKAGING MACHINERY
SPECIAL INTEREST
PACK EXPO
Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.