The Art of Combining Multiple Lanes into Single File Accumulation

Single filing or combining multiple lanes into a single lane routes traffic from multiple equipment such as ovens, presses, etc into one lane for filling, trimming, packaging and more. This process can also direct a single lane into an accumulation area when downstream machines fail and then pull them back into a single row when equipment becomes operable. To keep your production lines running with speed and precision, Shuttleworth offers Single Row Combiners.  These machines ensure that your production rates are as efficient as possible.  During manufacturing, if your products need to move from multiple locations into one unified line, …

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Robotic Collaborative Conveyor System with Fenceless Technology for Packaging Line Automation

Our robotic integrator partners work with us to provide unique and specialized application expertise to meet the diverse customer project needs.  Recently, Shuttleworth developed a new, innovative collaborative conveyor system to incorporate a FANUC LR Mate 200iD robot integrated with Rockwell Automation’s SafeZone Mini Safety Area Scanner for high-speed material handling in packaging lines.  To learn more about FANUC, visit www.fanucamerica.com. In addition to fenceless technology, Shuttleworth equipped the FANUC LR Mate robot in this system with a unique end-of-arm tool developed by Soft Robotics.  To find out more about Soft Robotics, visit their website at www.softroboticsinc.com. Take a peek at the …

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