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 |

ESS Technologies: Robotic end effectors

ESS Technologies TaskMateTM Robotic Loading System integrates a FANUC LR Mate mini robot with ESS custom-designed end-of-arm-tooling.
Print Reprint
     
The TaskMate™ automates machine loading at the infeed. The custom end-of-arm-tooling can be designed to handle most types of product such as ampoules, syringes, bottles and tubes, allowing the system to robotically load machine infeeds on thermoform blister packagers, cartoners, wrappers, and other types of packaging equipment. Quick release connections allow the robotic end effector to be removed or installed in seconds, providing quick changeover. FANUC robots and the integrated end effectors will work in a number of environmental settings, including clean room, process, and packaging. Equipped with a tabletop platform, interlocked guarding, and optional light curtain, the TaskMateTM Robotic Loader easily integrates with most packaging equipment. All FANUC robots offer enhanced motion control, speed, vision, and robotic dexterity, making the robot a key component to the TaskMateTM system.

Related Sponsored Content

E-BOOK SPECIAL REPORT
42 Best Package Designs
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this e-book consisting of our editors' picks of most notable package designs. Updated for 2014!
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
Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.