A new pick-and-place device automates cut-sheet forming by loading sheet and unloading finished parts. The heavy-duty, three-axis unit from Advanced Ventures in Technology Inc. (AVT), Gladwin, Mich., is claimed to boost output up to 30%. The loader travels 30 in./sec on all axes and boasts accuracy of ±0.010 in. The stand-alone system comes with its own controller or can be controlled from the thermoformer.
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3870 W. M61 Gladwin, MI 48624
Phone (989) 246-0445 Fax (989) 246-0465
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