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.
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.
May 31st, 2002