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End of line: Palletizing & Stretch Wrapping

Two parallel-driven belt conveyors driven with different speeds during the turning process bring the bags gently into the required position.
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Palletizer provides optimized stack configuration for dry mortar

German mortar supplier Schwenk Putztechnik relies on a new twin-belt turning device for gentle palletizing of bags, resulting in more efficient production and greater changeover flexibility.
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Lachenmeier: Film unwind system for stretch hood machine

Lachenmeier’s patented Unwind System for its stretch hood machines helps eliminate thin and fragile film on palletized loads, and keeps film corners roughly 30% thicker compared to other stretch hood systems, according to the company.
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All-electric palletizer

The L-7 all-electric palletizer from Top Tier delivers great positioning accuracy thanks to its innovative controls architecture. Cases are rotated as needed depending on encoder feedback and pallet layer requirements.
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AFA: Pick-and-place robotic palletizer

Able to be integrated with upstream equipment such as case packers, fillers, and tray packers, the PL-FRB Pick-and-Place Fanuc Robotic Palletizer from AFA can be equipped with many different end effectors to handle bags, bundles, cases, trays, bales, and more.
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Eriez: Palletizers/depalletizers lift and position layers of steel cans

Palletizers/depalletizers quickly, easily and smoothly remove an entire layer of steel cans at one time from a multilayer stack of cans without tumbling, jamming or damaging the cans. The magnet can also be used in reverse order to deposit a layer on a pallet.
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Yaskawa Motoman: PLC control for multiple robots

Yaskawa Motoman’s MLX200 Robot Gateway PLC control platform for Motoman robots enables the control of multiple robots entirely through Rockwell Automation’s ControlLogix and CompactLogix Programmable Automation Controllers (PAC), for a multitude of applications including assembly, part transfer, picking, sorting, kitting, case packing, palletizing, and de-palletizing.
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ARPAC: Stretch wrapper with integrated scale

The Pro Series LP Wrap-N-Weigh is a heavy duty pallet stretch wrapper with a 4,000 lb. capacity.
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Compact drives. One thing Top Tier engineers and machine  designers like about the servo drives is that they neatly fit in a relatively small controls cabinet.
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Hybrid servo system brings positioning accuracy to palletizing

The L7 palletizer has standard AC motors and a machine control code accessed on a familiar PLC interface. But servo drives in place of VFDs bring big benefits.
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ESS: Robotic mini pallet cell

Able to palletize up to 25 cases/min., ESS Technologies’ redesigned Robotic Mini Pallet Cell incorporates FANUC’s new compact robot controller, the Model R-30iB “A-Cabinet,” in place of the larger, stand-alone “B-Cabinet.”
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ITW Muller: Automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper

ITW Muller introduces a reliable and economical solution for wrapping pallets with its new Octopus “C” automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper.
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Premier Tech: High-speed robotic row palletizers

The RPZ-620/625 Series Row Palletizers from Premier Tech Systems are high-speed automatic solutions for that provide precise row forming and row palletizing to effectively handle multiple units through each cycle.
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Arpac: Rotary-tower stretch wrapper

Arpac’s robust automatic Electro-Wrap EWA Rotary Tower Stretch Wrapper is designed to provide trouble-free operation.
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Intelligrated: Hybrid palletizers

Intelligrated’s Alvey 950F and Alvey 750 series of hybrid palletizers integrate robotic arms to perform flexible and accurate product handling and layer forming for retail-ready requirements, including labels-out configurations for end-of-aisle displays.
TIDY WAREHOUSE. Neat stacks of warehoused cases are now a reality since the water-based palletizing adhesive went into use at Premium Waters.
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A stabilizing solution

Pallet stabilizing system eliminates shrink wrap trays while reducing both rework and the amount of stretch film used for a difficult-to-stack bottled water.
TWO PALLETS. Each of Lorillard’s 16 robotic palletizers is fed by two packaging lines, with the robot building two pallets at one time corresponding to the two lines.
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Eighteen robotic palletizers ensure quality at tobacco company

Lorillard Tobacco Co. installs 18 robotic palletizers to speed the in-house identification of nonconforming product and enable product tracking for 40 billion cigarettes/yr.

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