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.

Building a Better Buffer: Conveyor Tech at the Core of Lights-Out Molding Cell
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Building a Better Buffer: Conveyor Tech at the Core of Lights-Out Molding Cell

An automatic climbing wall inspired the conveying technology at the heart of a lights-out two-machine molding cell churning out fully inspected and assembled automotive oil-filter drains.

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What ‘Cobots’ Can Do for Blow Molders

Low-cost and easy-to-program collaborative robots are a new solution to bottle handling, trimming and packing automation.

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Automation: Digital Twin Allows Slow-Motion “Replays” of Robot Movements

Wittmann Battenfeld say all data are recorded in the R9 control’s video assistance system within 4 msec and can be traced back into the past for up to 100 seconds, letting molders replay incidents.