The co. releases its Model V 30 vertical robotic case packer, which incorporates servo-drive technology to create a high-speed vertical case packing system. The case packer is capable of handling jars, bottles (plastic or glass), tubes, bags and/or cartons. Designed around a Fanuc M-16iC Robot, the case packer includes all the necessary software to address most case-packing applications. The robot handles payloads of up to 44-lbs with a repeatability of ±0.5-mm at full speed and it features PLC touchscreen controls that enable the operator to monitor speeds, reset faults and maintain operational logs. The case packer receives products at a rate of up to 400/min, forms a case picked from the case magazine, inserts the product and seals the shipping cases with either self-adhesive tape or hot-melt adhesive.
ESS Technologies, Inc., 540/961-5716. www.esstechnologies.com