Our cup case packing systems are designed for high-speed and constructed to be sanitary. How it works: Every component in the system is built for an easy washdown, resulting in a system that meets health standards. (For example, slanted surfaces and rounded corners allow water to run off, preventing stagnation.)
Plus, corrosive-resistant stainless steel can be used. An end of arm tooling suitable for cups, usually a vacuum gripper, picks and places the cups to load them into cases. Often a tier sheet is placed by the robot between levels.
Unlike hand packing, robots never get tired and are available 24/7 for 365 days a year, year in year out. Advances in robot and vision technology not only provide the end user with increases in speed, but also a major leap in reliability over hard automation which relies on complex mechanical processes. Fewer parts translates to less to go wrong and a shorter time to repair. The “smarter” robots can simply be re-configured to handle changes without costly restructuring, by changing out end of arm tools or applying vision-guided technology and advanced programming that is always product specific.
All systems can be configured for dusty, hot, washdown, humid or cold room environments.