Robots

Robots are used primarily in injection molding but in other processes as well as a means to automate the process and reduce cost by eliminating the need for operator intervention. Robots can be used for part/sprue removal, part assembly and even packaging.

Agri-Industrial Plastics Mick Stielow and Geoff Ward
Features

High-Tech Blow Molding At Agri-Industrial Plastics

This family-owned custom molder stands out in its use of advanced computer and automation tools to claim a niche in large, complex, and multi-layer parts.
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Connectivity & Collaboration in Robotics & Automation at K 2016

Besides a handful of new robots and pickers, the big themes were modular ‘plug-and-play’ automation, Industry 4.0 connectivity, easier programming, and safer collaboration with human workers.
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Injection Molding: Robots Get New Servo Axes And Higher Payload

Cartesian servo robots for injection presses of 150 to 400 tons have received several upgrades from Wittmann Battenfeld, Torrington, Conn.