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OnRobot today launched the OnRobot Palletizer to automate palletizing processes. It’s compatible with collaborative robot and light industrial robots from Doosan, FANUC, OMRON, Techman and Universal Robots. The OnRobot Palletizer is available as a complete out-of-the-box system or as individual components to create a mix-and-match solution.
The OnRobot Palletizer includes four new hardware and software products:
OnRobot Palletizing software that guides users through the entire deployment from start to finish via a single interface for all components. Palletizing application deployment guidance is also available on the free Learn OnRobot e-learning platform.
OnRobot 2FGP20: an electric palletizing gripper with a 20 kg payload and customizable arms that can handle standard cardboard boxes as well as open boxes and shelf-ready products while also handling slip sheets without changing the gripper or requiring additional handling; no external air supply required.
OnRobot Lift100: an elevator with a total payload of 100 kg that provides a 7th axis for cobot and lightweight industrial robot brands; TÜV-certified stop-functionality facilitates safe and effective collaborative deployments.
OnRobot Pallet Station: floor mounted pallet fixtures designed to ensure consistent positioning; each comes with a built-in sensor for detecting pallet presence.
“Small and mid-sized companies need palletizing automation that is easy to use, fast to deploy and affordable – even if the application changes over time,” said Enrico Krog Iversen, CEO, OnRobot. “OnRobot Palletizer combines fast deployment times with a small footprint and the best price point in the market – all using our application-focused approach that gives customers much more flexibility than traditional approaches. OnRobot Palletizer can be deployed out-of-the-box and with minimal disruption to existing factory and warehouse layouts.”
“By making affordable collaborative automation available to companies of all sizes and technology skill levels, OnRobot is breaking down the global barriers to adoption while building a unique ‘One Stop Shop’ designed to meet all the automation and business requirements of manufacturing and warehouse companies,” said Iversen. “OnRobot Palletizer is a powerful addition to our rapidly expanding portfolio of hardware and software solutions for collaborative applications.”
OnRobot Palletizing software “significantly reduces the set-up time needed to have the application running,” said Adrián Pérez Martínez, CTO & co-founder at Neobotik, an automation integrator based in Huelva, Spain, one of the sites where OnRobot Palletizer was tested prior to launch. “It is so easy to install all the hardware and software when doing the initial set-up of the cell. And the graphical user interface makes it possible even for non-expert programmers to program a full palletizer solution.”