Conveying

Conveyor Case Packer Automation

Application Description:
Convert the conveyor packer, located at the end of the conveyor, from pneumatic cylinders to electric actuators. Motions required include: several high-speed push operations, a centering operation, a tipping operation, and a container lift operation.

Automated Sorting

Product Family: Pneumatic
Product Used: BC2 & MXPS

Lane Diverting

Product Family: Electric
Product Used: ERD Rod Cylinder

Diverting & Conveying

Product Family: Electric
Product Used: ERD15

Lane Changer

Product Family: Electric
Product Used: MXE, ERD

Product Change-Over

Challenge: Automating product change-over on bottling conveyor.
Product Family: Electric
Product Used: ERD

Conveyor Door Control

Challenge: Control of waste removal door on a high speed pizza conveying machine.
Product Family: Electric
Product Used: B3W10

Overhead Pull-Off System

Challenge: Diverting boxes to different conveyors.
Product Family: Pneumatic
Product Used: BC2 Rodless Cylinder

2 Level Conveyor

Challenge: Accurately position boxes in filling station then, after filling is completed, move boxes onto conveyor leading to packaging station.
Product Family: Pneumatic
Product Used: BC2 Rodless Band Cylinders

Transfer Station

Challenge: Indexing conveyor transfer station
Product Family: Electric
Product Used: ERD Rod Style Actuator; MXP Profiled Rail Pneumatic Actuator

Escapement & Stacking

Challenge: Escapement & stacking features for conveyor with a machine-vision inspection system
Product Family: Electric
Product Used: B3S, B3W

Side Guiding

Challenge: Side guiding, lane adjustment and automating product changeover in beverage production.
Product Family: Electric
Product Used: ERD

Lane Diverting & Sorting

Challenge: Lane diverting system for sorting items.
Product Family: Electric
Product Used: ERD

Lifting Material Conveyors

Challenge: Directing product to secondary conveyor line.
Product Family: RSA Rod-Style Screw Drive Actuator
Product Used: RSA32

Tire Diverting & Sorting

Challenge: Diverting and sorting various size auto and truck tires during manufacturing.
Product Family: Pneumatic
Product Used: MXP63P Rodless Band Cylinder with Profiled Rail Bearing

De-nesting Pallets

Challenge: Position adjustment for de-nesting pallets.
Product Family: Electric
Product Used: ERD Electric Linear Actuator

ERD Low-cost Electric Cylinders for Pneumatic Cylinder Replacement

Economical electric rod cylinder that is compatible with NEMA & metric mount stepper and servo motors. Ideal for pneumatic replacement. Forces up to 500 lbf (2.2 kN).

ERD-SS2 Stainless Steel Electric Actuators with Integrated Motor

All stainless steel electric rod actuator that combines a motor in a protective enclosure for an all in one actuator and motor solution in an IP69k rated enclosure. Forces up to 320 lbf (1.4 kN).

RSA-HT Heavy Duty, High Force Electric Rod Linear Actuators

The RSA-HT heavy duty electric rod linear actuator accommodates larger motors and delivers high force with excellent accuracy and high speed. These high force electric linear actuators feature ball or roller screw selections, an enhanced high thrust bearing, and heavy duty internal bumpers. The standard grease zerk extends screw life by making relubrication easy and convenient without disassembly. RSA-HT actuators are suitable for valve actuation, punch press, injection molding and a wide range of other application.

BC2 Pneumatic Band Cylinder

BC2 pneumatic band cylinders provide multiple mounting options and a wide variety of load carrying capacities.

MXP-S Long Stroke Pneumatic Air Cylinder

The MXP-S solid bearing long stroke pneumatic air cylinder offers a large carrier mounting pattern for load stability.

MXP-P Profiled Rail Air Actuator

MXP-P profiled rail air actuators offer high load carrying capacities, low profile and smooth motion.

MXE-S Screw Actuators

Screw driven electric rodless design with solid bearing carrier for a long service life ideal for moderate loads. Loads up to 520 lbs (236 kg).

B3W Linear Belt-Drive Actuators

B3W linear belt drive actuators have an enclosed ball bearing design for heavy loads, high bending moments, and long service life.

B3S Ball Screw Linear Actuators

Tolomatic B3S ball screw linear actuators have an enclosed ball bearing design that accommodates heavy loads, high bending moments to deliver long service life.