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Arcil's Synerlink selects Adept Quattro robots

The Quattro robot’s end-of-arm tooling used to handle the yogurt cups is a proprietary gripping technology that conforms to the shape of the product to provide a strong vacuum path.

September 25, 2012

ADE11hi-Adept-Tech-DETAIL.gifThe patented four-arm design and advanced control algorithms of the Quattro robot make it the ideal solution for smooth motion, high-throughput applications. The four-arm design helps it achieve a large range of motion and handle payloads of up to 6 kg (13.2 lb) with superior accuracy and smooth motion at high speeds while reducing energy use by 23% compared to traditional three-arm delta robots. Quattro is powered by ultra-compact controls and embedded amplifiers, which speeds cycle times and reduces the footprint of the robot.

“The size of the Quattro robot’s controller is very compact compared to other robots. It is also very easy to integrate,” noted Freiher. “Quattro also has the best conveyor tracking capabilities of any robot I’ve seen, which contributes to its high speed and accuracy.”

“At Synerlink, we offer integrated solutions in packaging machinery that are years ahead of the competition. That is why we integrate technology specialists such as Adept. We want to provide our shelf-ready solutions to the largest international businesses as well as to more local independent food producers. That’s one of the reasons we choose the Adept Quattro.” concluded Freiher.

About Synerlink
Synerlink is a global packaging solution provider created by Arcil and supported by elite machinery manufacturers. Decades of experience from the individual companies have been brought together to form a complementary group of worldwide experts in the field of industrial packaging solutions. Synerlink chooses its packaging machinery partners as experts in their domain of activity. The current major partners are Arcil, Aprium-Technology, Dosil, and Tecma Pack. More information is available at www.synerlink-engineering.com.

About Aprium-Technology
Aprium-Technology is a brand developed by Arcil to offer customers end-of-line robotics solutions. Continuous motion with integrated robotics brings efficient high capacity end-of-line solutions that handle up to 360 overwraps per minute. Its flexibility simplifies product change-over and end of production emptying operations with zero product losses. More information is available at www.aprium-technology.com.

About Adept Technology, Inc.
Adept is a global, leading provider of intelligent robots and autonomous mobile solutions and services that enable customers to achieve precision, speed, quality and productivity in their assembly, handling, packaging, testing, and logistical processes. With a comprehensive portfolio of high-performance motion controllers, application development software, vision-guidance technology and high-reliability robot mechanisms with autonomous capabilities, Adept provides specialized, cost-effective robotics systems and services to high-growth markets including Packaging, Medical, Disk Drive/Electronics, and Solar; as well as to traditional industrial markets including machine tool automation and automotive components. More information is available at www.adept.com.

 

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