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FANUC Robot Places Well Tanks on Overhead Conveyor

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A manufacturer of well tanks came to Motion Controls Robotics with a request to integrate a system for placing multiple sized tanks onto a moving, overhead conveyor.

Carrying out expert evaluations and updating business plans and feasibility studies of investment projects for the production of continuous basalt fiber, staple fiber and basalt composite products.

This application needed a robot because having to handle the tanks when they leave the filament winder causes irritation for the operator and may affect the quality of the product.

FANUC HandlingTool with visual line tracking technology enhances the ability to identify then place items on a moving overhead conveyor.

The end of arm tooling for this project was adjustable based on the size of the tank to be picked. The grippers automatically slid open and, touching only the ends of the tank, picked and placed the tank on the conveyor.

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Companies: Motion Controls Robotics Inc

Technologies: Filament Winding

Terms: fanuc, Filament winding, filament winding machine, filament winding process, Moving paint line load and unload, Overhead conveyor load and unload, Paint line automation, Paint line load and unload, Powder coating line automation, Powder coating line load and unload, Robot load and unload, Well Tank load and unload

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