Press Release Summary:
Utilizing 7/16 in. diameter solid stainless steel fingers, Fork Tool handles variety of containers, from oversized heavy bags to open-top/closed-top containers, trays, totes, and other difficult to palletize containers that must be picked up from bottom. Unit can handle bags and containers made of Kraft paper, polycarbonate, PVC coated, woven mesh, and cotton. Tool includes 1-3 bag infeed conveyor, load building station, discharge conveyor, automatic pallet dispenser, and safety guarding.
Original Press Release:
SAS Automation, introduces FORK TOOL for Palletizing
XENIA, OHIO - SAS Automation recently introduced a Fork Tool for handling a wide variety of containers from oversized heavy bags to open-top containers. Bags and other containers made of Kraft paper, polycarbonate, PVC coated, woven mesh, cotton are easily handled by this EOAT. Retracting Fork-style EOATs are ideal for handling trays, totes, open-top containers, closed-top containers and other difficult to palletize containers that must be picked-up from the bottom. Significant features:
o This tool uses 11.1 mm (7/16") diameter solid stainless steel fingers for strength, long-lasting durability, and ability to withstand harsh manufacturing environments.
o Stroking forks designed to pick product from a roller conveyor.
o One to three bag infeed conveyor(s)
o Forks retract through a stationary stripper plate and product is placed on the pallet.
o Single bags, multiple bags, or cases may be lifted at one time.
o Tool can be used to pick and place a pallet
o Slip sheet option available
o Load building station
o Full load discharge conveyor
o Safety Guarding
o Automatic pallet dispenser
o Control panel
o Reduces direct labor costs and improves safety by reducing lifting and repetitive motion injuries. About SAS Automation - SAS is a leading supplier of modular EOAT components, end effectors & robotic gripper systems - capable of servicing any part and any robot. SAS manufactures in the USA "get a grip!", and distributes Nile sprue nipper line, and Asian chucking/gripper line. SAS is ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certified. Specialists in Robotic End-of-Arm tooling & Gripper systems, Sprue Nippers, CNC degating & Insert Mold tooling for general material handling, palletizing, packaging & plastics industries. Sales, service & support to: USA, Canada, Mexico, Europe.