Shuttleworth to Showcase Innovative Collaborative Conveyor with Fenceless Technology at Pack ExpoOct 31, 2016
HUNTINGTON, IN — Shuttleworth, powered by ProMach and a premier manufacturer of material handling solutions, will showcase its collaborative conveyor with the innovative fenceless technology featuring the FANUC LR Mate 200iD robot during Pack Expo 2016, November 6-9 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. (Shuttleworth Pack Expo Booth # S-3730)
The Fanuc LR Mate 200iD is a 6-axis articulated robot featuring fenceless technology which safely monitors the position or speed of the robot and shuts down motor power when the defined safety parameters are exceeded. The robot is integrated with Rockwell Automation’s SafeZone Mini Safety Area scanner and Soft Robotics’ end-of-arm tooling.
“Generally, collaborative robots work with a human operator side-by-side, but the difference between fenceless technology and collaborative is the speed,” stated Michael Liu, Engineering Manager for Shuttleworth. “Our work cell demonstrates the robot running at 100% speed in normal operating zone. If human intervention is required, the robot will reduce speed and go to zero speed to allow for any correction or inspection needed. No access buttons or reset are required.”
Shuttleworth’s collaborative systems meet Safety Category 3 PLd and the requirements of ANSI/RIA/ISO/EN 10218-1 for safety performance.
For those interested in automating their material handling process and improving productivity and efficiency along the packaging line, stop by and visit Shuttleworth at Pack Expo, booth #S-3730. For more information on Shuttleworth, call (800) 444-7412 and visit www.Shuttleworth.com.
From automotive and electronics, to paper conversion and pharmaceuticals, to food and personal care markets and beyond, Shuttleworth builds custom handling solutions with low back pressure ingenuity to gently transport product along the production line while accumulating, diverting, sorting, rotating, stacking or moving product in a variety of other ways in the process. Shuttleworth utilizes engineering creativity and a suite of roller surface technologies to help customers around the globe maximize their efficiency no matter the application need or product being handled. Shuttleworth is a product brand of ProMach, a global leader in packaging line solutions. As part of the ProMach Handling & Sterilizing business line, Shuttleworth helps our packaging customers protect their reputation and grow the trust of their consumers. ProMach is performance, and the proof is in every package. Learn more about Shuttleworth at www.Shuttleworth.com and more about ProMach at www.ProMachBuilt.com.
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