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.

UR5 cobot placing two tiny inserts into the mold, then demolding finished parts and runner.
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Cobots Help Molder Find ‘Right Balance’ Between People and Automation

Short-run, quick-turn custom molder uses collaborative robots selectively to make people more productive.

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Full Plate of New Technologies on the Table at EVCO Plastics

A new low-pressure molding process, 3D printing of production parts and prototype tooling, collaborative robots, and process monitoring with automatic QC are all on the menu.