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Automated Machine Loading Project

POSTED 01/04/2024

Project: Automation of machine loading

Overview

  • Tending of double disk grinders
  • Two systems required

Challenges

  • Part sizes – 20” OD range / 20” ID range / .4”?7”H / .2lbs – 200lbs
  • Parts supplied in stacks
  • Automation to handle parts and layer dividers
  • Automatic face inspection required
  • Periodic manual inspection required
  • Operator selectable part set?up and inspection sequences
  • Limited floor space and machine access
  • One operator to support both systems

Ultra Tech Automation's Solution

  • Two systems with large payload robots
  • Accumulation conveyor
  • Vision system for determining part location
  • Vision system for defect inspection
  • Manually adjustable end of arm tooling
  • Vacuum gripper with docking station
  • Central work area for manual inspection

Benefits

  • Reduced labor
  • Increased throughput
  • Controlled process

To learn more about projects like this, contact our technical department or call us (330) 929-5544.