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.

Two injection molding cells each include three Sepro linear robots operating together with Arburg vertical injection molding machines.
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Simplicity Conquers Complexity in Automotive Molding Cells

Six-axis robots are often recommended for complex automation cells, but here’s an example of how cost-effective, three-axis linear robots can be up to the task.

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NPE2018 Tooling: Molds Join the Industry 4.0 Conversation

At NPE2018, multiple companies displayed mold monitors that would allow the tool in an injection molding cell to “talk” to other equipment and remote computers.