Single Robot: 2400 parts per hour.
Dual Robot: 4800 parts per hour.
Triple Robot: Up to 7200 parts per hour when running in a print and apply mode. Even faster rates are achievable in an apply-only configuration.
3D Labelling Line
Embracing the latest advances in 3D Imaging, our exciting new 3D Labelling Line has moved product marking and labelling to the next generation.
This automated product labelling line has been designed and developed by Loop Technology, increasing
the scope of automated labelling for the future. Providing the perfect solution to customers whose labelling
requirements are more diverse, this new generation line will handle any batch size and an almost infinite number of
different products, all easily set up at the touch of a screen.
How it Works
By selecting the product from a touch screen recipe menu, the 3D camera scans and produces a 3D image of
the product as it is placed on the conveyor. This information is communicated to the robot/s resulting in automatic
identification of the product, its orientation and the particular label required. It then picks the correct label and
by matching the scanned data to the Recipe requirements, it will ensure it is placed in the correct position, even
though the products may come down the line in a random orientation. The benefits of such a simple product /
batch change-over gives the customer increased flexibility and less down time, plus engineers and tooling
changes are a thing of the past as this machine can be set up on the touch screen by the operator.
Plug and Play
The machine has been designed as plug and play and can be up and running within hours. It is a self-contained
unit, encased in a fully interlocked and monitored enclosure incorporating polycarbonate panels for clear vision
in operation. It can be supplied with input and output roller conveyors to assist with line integration or manual
loading. All wiring is contained in trunking under the conveyor and the control cabinet is connected using industrial
Harting connectors. The system design is modular and therefore scalable to suit a wide range of throughput
requirements. It’s designed to provide the perfect solution to customers who have a wide ranging product
collection, where label location varies and who need to change products and batch sizes quickly and easily.
Dynamic 3D Label Application
The use of 3D imaging enables the robot head to match the surface orientation of the product and therefore adapt to each individual product as it comes down the line, ensuring every contact made is in the correct position.
Large Range of Product Types
Product size can vary between textured or smooth.
Multiple Labelling Modes
The system supports print and apply, apply only and mixed modes of operation whereby one robot can be performing print and apply and a second robot apply only for pre-printed or promotional labels. The label printers are versatile, labels of different shapes and sizes can be designed and printed on. A recipe of different labels can be built up and stored for use with different products. Sato printers are used by default but we are happy to integrate the customers preferred printer type if required.
This system can be trained to recognise certain features and then avoid them. For example it will avoid stalks, corners and awkward product areas where label placement would be unwanted.
Get in touch with us for more information or a no-obligation quote, we would be delighted to talk to you. If you would prefer a face to face meeting we would be happy to visit your premises for a free audit to discuss how any solution or service from Loop Technology would benefit your organisation. Contact us today.
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