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High Speed Single Column Palletizer: Evoflex®

TOP 3 BENEFITS:

  • Universal, flexible and evolutive architecture
  • Single column with double lifting unit and low level infeed
  • Clean design with advanced ergonomics and accessibility
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  • Product Information

    Flexibility & versatility

    • Suitable for any speed application.
    • All product and pallet types without manual adjustment.
    • Fast changeover :
      • Automatic changeovers without manual intervention
      • Changeovers in less than 1 minute

    Low level infeed

    • High accessibility and better visibility.
    • Effectively eliminates the health and safety risks.
    • All operation at ground floor.
    • No pack elevator, stairs, gantries, elevated platforms required compared to high level infeed.
    • CAPEX diminution thanks to less conveyors needed.
    • Simplified maintenance with easy access to machine parts, for a reduced OPEX.

    Low total cost of ownership

    • Only one operator for the whole end-of-line
    • Optimized consumptions :
      • High efficiency drives, based on brush less technology.
      • Low air consumption, only 2 cylinders.
    • Very low maintenance :
      • Sturdy and reliable single column technology.
      • Simple motion technology: armoured driving belts, no chains.
      • Reduced component groups.

    Easy operation - accessibility

    • Compact/reduced layout.
    • Adaptability to site constraints.
    • Improved ergonomics and safety :
      • Only one operator for the whole end-of-line.
      • Simple supervision operation.
      • All operations and mains parts accessible at floor level.
    • Autonomy: intuitive and user-friendly operator interface.

  • Functions

    Smooth pack/case handling and reliable layer preparation

    • Layer preparation with belt conveyor for accurate handling of instable packs.
    • No pusher: carriage simply based on its inertia.
    • High friction belt to allow smooth layer transfers, suitable for any type of product surfaces.
    • Additional layer accumulating table for high speed applications.
    • Vertical moving belt conveyor taking the already formed layer and transferring it to the roller head.

    Layer handling by central column concept with roller head

    Central column

    • Double lifting unit on a single column.
    • Brush less self braking motors equipped with an encoder for the vertical movement.
    • Simple motion technology: armored driving belts, no chains.

    Roller head

    • Composed with a motorized rollers table and 4 lateral compacting guides driven by brush less motors.
    • Transfer in roller head based on layer inertia (no additional motorization and pusher needed).
    • Head opening in 2 halves to release the layer onto the pallet/standing layer.

    Central pallet conveyor

    • Empty pallet stopped by mechanical retainer pneumatically driven.
    • Presence and correct positioning of the pallet done by 2 safety photocells.

  • Additional

    Hmi and place software

    • Various control system platforms available.
    • Full and easy access/control of all machine’s parameters.
    • Place programming and pallet pattern management software, giving full autonomy to the user.
    • Possibility to integrate EIT™ (Efficiency Improvement Tool) for machine and line supervision.
    • 10” touchscreen main control panel and additional 6” mobile touchscreen.

    Pad dispenser

    • Capability to handle different pad material, dimension and thickness.
    • Rotating arm equipped with suction cups.
    • Precise positioning of the pad onto the pallet/standing layer.
    • Brush less motorization for high speed version.
    • Manual or automatic pad magazine loading.

    Pallet handling

    • Design and supply of tailor-made lay-out fitting factories’ flows and space constraints.
    • All conveying modules are available: roller, chain conveyors, rotating and 90° tables, elevators.
    • Comprehensive range of pallet handling devices : pallet magazine, pallet inspection system.

    Integration for logistic solution

    • Stretch wrapper.
    • Pallet labeller.
    • Automatic or laser guided guide vehicles (AGV/LGV).
    • Automated warehouse.
    • EIT Plas software for supply chain management.

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High speed single column palletizer: EvoFlex®

High speed single column palletizer: EvoFlex®

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