PPE (Mask) Manufacturing
Innovative mask workcell designed for high-volume mask making.
The pandemic hit New York City hardest in April 2020. As news unfolded and it became clear there was an immediate need for personal protective equipment (PPE), a local OEM knew they were uniquely positioned to help. The OEM chose to create a new generation mask-making machine based on the automated workcell concept to improve efficiency, quality and throughput. A primary goal was to maximize output with the smallest footprint and fewest workers as possible.
Tolomatic’s B3W electric rodless actuators and GSA electric rod actuators were used on the automated workcell concept to improve efficiency, quality and throughput. The final mask workcell was designed with a small footprint to be fast and highly configurable, as well as easily adaptable to suit a variety of medical procedures.
- Rodless actuator met space, accuracy, speed, configurability requirements
- Accurate control of positioning
- Easily modified to make different mask sizes, styles or materials and changes to strap material or length