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Plasma Punch Fabrication Center
Plasma punch fabrication center
Loading and unloading of metal sheets to a plasma punch fabrication center
Manually loading and unloading the tables is very strenuous and labor intensive. When unloading the table, the production process must be stopped for the finished product to be manually unloaded. This wastes valuable time.
- Continue manually loading and unloading
- A system for automatically loading raw material, but manual parts removal
The Robot Chosen:
Robotic Work Station Crane CLR
Why this Robot was chosen:
The Gorbel Robotic Work Station Crane provided spanning capability to cover the cutting table, the raw material table, and parts drop off tables. The system also had the capacity and speed needed to meet cycle times.
Load 1250 lb
Length 46 ft
Width 20 ft
Cycle Time 30 sec
Travel Speed 200 fpm
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