FDBusiness.com

YASKAWA exhibits their MOTOMAN robots and drives & motions solutions at PPMA 2011

 Breaking News
  • Glanbia Cheese Joint Venture to Build New €130 Million Mozzarella Cheese Facility Glanbia Cheese, the joint venture business between Glanbia plc and Leprino Foods, plans to build a new, world-class mozzarella cheese manufacturing facility in Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland. A site for the new facility has been identified at the recently established Togher National Industrial Estate in Portlaoise. A total of €130 million will be invested in [...]...
  • PepsiCo Reveals the 10 Finalists Joining its 2018 Nutrition Greenhouse Programme PepsiCo has announced the 10 entrepreneurs that will form the second class of its health and wellness incubator in Europe. First launched in 2017 to support the next generation of food and beverage entrepreneurs, the PepsiCo Nutrition Greenhouse programme offers each of the 10 participating companies a €20,000 grant, and access to PepsiCo mentors and experts to take [...]...
  • PureCircle Increases Capacity to Supply Reb M PureCircle, the world’s leading producer and innovator of stevia sweeteners, has announced that its recent advances in expanding capacity now enable it to supply significantly more Reb M to global beverage and food companies. Using beverage sweetening as an equivalized example, PureCircle can now supply enough Reb M to sweeten about 500 million cases of zero-calorie [...]...
  • Introducing the Propack Synchronized Staging Transfer Model PSST/120 Propack has announced a new, economical, safe product delivery system that uses stepper servo technology to receive randomly presented products from baggers, pouchers and flow wrappers to synchronise product delivery to high-speed cartoning machines. With a maximum packing rate of 120 packs per minute (PPM) to 80 twin PPM (depending on product size), the PSST/120 [...]...
  • Bel to Produce Mini Babybel at its First Canadian Factory Bel Group, a world leader in branded cheese and a major player in the healthy snack market, plans to build its first Canadian plant in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec. The facility, which is scheduled to begin commercial production in early 2020, will be fully dedicated to producing Mini Babybel® cheese. These dairy snacks encased in small and [...]...

YASKAWA exhibits their MOTOMAN robots and drives & motions solutions at PPMA 2011

August 01
13:38 2011

At this year’s PPMA exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham YASKAWA will be demonstrating their integrated product portfolio. On show is the new MOTOMAN MPP3 delta picking robot with integrated vision system and conveyor tracking. The entire system is controlled from the state of the art compact MOTOMAN FS100 controller. This robot delivers best in class performance in terms of speed and handling capacity in response to the industry’s need for demanding pick and place applications.

 

Several important performance objectives have been met in the design of this new 4-axis parallel kinematic robot.  The wrist axis of this robot is significantly stronger than in comparable models and this enables the robot to handle payloads of up to 3 kg at an unprecedented speed of 140 cycles per minute. For 1 kg payloads the robot will perform at an incredible rate of 233 cycles per minute. The high speed and handling capacity ensure the best performance when automating a picking line.  This new addition to the company’s wide range of industrial robots makes it possible for customers to specify MOTOMAN robots for initial picking and packing to end of line palletising.

 

The range of applications for the new MPP3 delta is enormous and ranges from picking bags, cartons, sachets and raw product in the food industry to handling wafers in the production of solar panels. The compact design of this robot allows for space saving installation directly about the conveyor system. In addition this robot can be washed down – essential for those applications where hygiene is critical.

 

Considerable synergies are obtained by YASKAWA’s combined market offer as customers can specify YASKAWA drives and motions products as well as robotics. These are controlled from the same technologically platform and provide ease of use coupled with high performance and reliability, which means reduced time for integration and faster installation and commission times, allowing customers to get a return on their investment faster.

 

From YASKAWA’s Drives and Motions Division, the new series of Σ-V (Sigma-5) servo drives are aimed specifically to the automation of production lines in the packaging industry. Their precise and fast positioning, high speed and vibration free motion control at any speed ensure the high performance customers demand so they can achieve superior motion control. YASKAWA’s portfolio comprises rotary, direct drive and linear motors so all requirements can be met by a single supplier. The extensive range of servo motors covers a power from 0.1 and 15 kW, which means that all requirements, no matter what size, can be met. YASKAWA’s drives and motions solutions match all market demands for compactness, high dynamics, high efficiency, low maintenance and outstanding reliability.

 

YASKAWA is the largest global supplier of AC inverters, servo drives, direct drives, machine controllers and robots. The company employs over 900 staff in Europe offering a very broad portfolio and comprehensive local services via subsidiaries in 14 countries. YASKAWA develops and produces all the key technologies and components for their own products, delivering unique system and application expertise with total product control. As a result YASKAWA products are renowned for their excellent reliability.

 

YASKAWA will be exhibiting at Hall 5, stand E75 at the PPMA 2011 at NEC in Birmingham from 27 – 29 September 2011.

 

For enquiries and further information contact:

 

Henk Leerink

Marketing Manager

YASKAWA UK Ltd

henk.leerink@yaskawa.eu.com

www.yaskawa.eu.com

 

About Author

colin

colin

Related Articles



Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • September 5, 2018Int'l Food Products and Processing Technologies Exhibition (WorldFood Istanbul)
  • September 15, 2018iba
  • September 25, 2018PPMA Show 2018
  • September 27, 2018Int'l Fruit Show (eurofruit)
AEC v1.0.4

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber





Subscribe Here



Advertisements