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Packagers increasingly look to robotics and automation to provide flexibility, efficiency, quality, cost and safety benefits.
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The Hornet 565 parallel robot offers ease of deployment and advanced performance for high-speed picking and packaging applications.
SAIBO SB-LGV straight and curved systems are available in three widths and two styles to meet load requirements up to 7200 N (1619 lb).
A manufacturer of label converting and finishing equipment reduced design time and costs with Application Templates that lead to software modules so modular in nature that they are effectively autonomous programs in their own right.
The Hapa 862-- introduced at Achema 2015-- is a scalable CMYK/spot color inkjet system for printing foils and labels in pharmaceutical packaging. It produces print resolution of 720 dpi at speeds of up to 54 meters per minute.
Though many engineers are familiar with the tried-and-true steps to troubleshooting an automated system, the fastest route to an answer can often go unchecked. How an experience troubleshooting the impact of a power supply on a light curtain reminded one engineer of this often-overlooked solution.
The Allen-Bradley PanelView 800 family feature an 800 MHz CPU processor, up to 256 MB of flash, and dynamic memory to reduce boot-up time, making it two times faster than the previous PanelView Component terminal.
With a load capacity of 650 kg and reach of 2.70 meters, the SMART NJ 650 completes the company's range of robots for applications requiring strength and a high reach.
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