Universal Robots robotic arms are in compliance with the ISO standard for collaborative robots, meaning they can work right alongside employees without extensive safety guarding. From the small machine shop to the auto assembly line, the robots span a multitude of industries.
The 180 Stacker is a floor-standing forming and portioning machine that will automatically stack burger patties or other products with or without auto paper interleaving.
The Milmeq Storage and Retrieval System (SARS) acts as an interface between the main process line and the load out and palletising area. Milmeq developed the automated storage and retrieval system to drive efficiencies into the back end of food processing facilities.
NBE has introduced an automated bulk material handling and packaging system built on the NBE integrated construction and controls infrastructure.
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Adept Technology SoftPIC food grippers and graspers enable fast, accurate and hygienic transfer of product in both primary and secondary food packaging operations.
National Bulk Equipment has available an automated material handling system for moving fragile food product through multiple process operations into bulk storage for temporary holding prior to final packaging.
Traceability is particularly important in the food processing industry because if something goes wrong there is a genuine risk that consumers may die. The root cause of any contamination needs to be identified and all affected food traced and removed from consumer access with all possible speed.
Dematic RapidStore Mini Load (ML) systems provide increased performance for automated storage and handling of products such as cartons, cases, totes and trays weighing up to 450 kg.
ABB’s IRB 460 compact palletising robot is claimed to be the fastest of its kind. The 4-axis robot’s small footprint makes it suitable for fitting into existing packing lines.
At AUSPACK PLUS 2013, Ferrostaal will display a high-speed robotic palletising solution. It is a compact, portable, stand-alone robotic palletising cell that is plug and play.
Dematic’s second-generation Multishuttle 2 incorporates advanced engineering, lightweight aluminium construction and a load extractor for faster operating speeds, higher payload capacity and multideep storage capability.
iPOS360x SX allows users to plug in up to four iPOS3602 VX or iPOS3604 VX intelligent drives and provides all the necessary connectors (motor, encoder feedback and I/O signal) for each drive.
Compared to conventional storage systems and materials handling equipment, RapidStore UL is claimed to require a smaller building footprint to house the same number of pallets or unit loads.