The ROBO.CASE/V15 gently packs delicate products that previously had to
be hand-packed, thanks to smooth accelerations and decelerations solved
by ELAU technology.
The case packer's integral 3-axis robot picks product from a dedicated
infeed unit and packs at up to 100 packs per minute. Cases are picked
from the magazine and set up by means of a pneumatic cylinder, then fed
by an integrated servo driven transfer system that keeps the case
squared. The case stops under the filling station, where two rails
fold the minor bottom flaps.
The operator has easy access to all case conveying and sealing systems.
Quick-lock devices, hand wheels and counters assure quick size
The interpack system packed 2 rows of 7 doy packs (free standing
pouches) of mayonnaise, 2 rows at a time, for a total of 28 packs per
case. Cases were then closed, taped and transferred to the palletizer.
ROBO.PICK/SC (not shown in video) takes advantage of ELAU's robotic
library, making it easy to program palletizing patterns with different
pallet layers. And there is plenty of memory for multiple handling
programs in the ELAU automation controller. Palletizing robot can pick
up to 30 kg at one time, single or multiple items.
A second pallet station is available to allow continuous operation when
a pallet needs to be changed out. The station can also be used as a
magazine for slip sheets or empty pallets. Loaded pallet removal can
be manual, semiautomatic or completely automated.