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Robotic pallet wrapper

April 7, 2014
The ITW Muller GW-4100 robotic pallet wrapper with a 40-in. carriage operates at speeds up to 60 loads/hr.
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Carton/case loader

March 8, 2014

 Equipped with FANUC delta robots, the Schneider top-loading, robotic, vertical carton/case loader locates, inspects, orients and nests product in high-speed pick-and-place applications.  


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Quick-change mounting plate

March 8, 2014

Suitable for food and beverage applications, the SAS SWM LK quick-change mounting plate is used to switch out end-of-arm tooling; an integrated pneumatic quick-disconnect system is incorporated in the design. 


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Robot tracks

March 8, 2014

 Güdel TrackMotion robot tracks have a closed, gusseted frame design that prevents the buildup of debris in the center of the tracks.  


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6-axis robot

February 7, 2014

Used in assembly, dispensing, material handling, machine tending and packaging applications, the Yaskawa Motoman MH12 6-axis robot features a double-yoke design that offers additional strength if the robot crashes due to a programming error.


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Vision-guided technology

February 7, 2014
Working with PC-based ABB RobotStudio, ABB Integrated Vision technology is a smart camera system that offers plug-and-produce integration between PC-based and controller-based software to provide a platform for creating vision tasks for robotics applications.
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Epson 6-axis robots

February 6, 2014
Epson C4 and C4L 6-axis robots have a compact wrist design to reach into confined and restricted workspaces from a variety of angles; the arms automatically adjust to minimize vibration.
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Robotic picker

January 10, 2014
Suitable for handling heavier individual products and larger product groupings in multi-pick applications, the ABB 8kg IRB 360 FlexPicker with a Schmalz vacuum gripper utilizes software that integrates conveyor tracking, vision guidance and vision inspection capabilities in a single programming platform.
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Robotic packer

January 10, 2014
The Delkor C1 1400 robotic packer integrates forming, loading and closing with a detection device that locates and discharges out-of-place packaging before it can jam the system.
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Palletizing robot

January 10, 2014
Designed for high-volume production in case, bag and bottle palletizing operations, the Fanuc M-410iC/185 palletizing robot features a 185kg payload; a slim arm with a hollow wrist design includes integrated cable routing to minimize interference with tooling and other peripheral devices.
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