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Article | May 31, 2002
Automated Packaging Systems: Automated Packaging Systems: Palletizer
The robotic palletizing system from APS (New Freedom, PA) palletizes both bags and taped boxes simultaneously from multiple production lines with patent-pending tooling and vacuum controls.
System palletizes output for 2 bag production lines and a carton production line for a food-ingredient application. System throughput is more than 24 packages/min and up to 576 tons per 8-hour shift. Handles 50- to 100-lb bags with differing product density and headspace. Also all system requirements and settings are stored in the PLC memory for each SKU. Picks and places pallets trays and slip sheets.
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