Handling sintered ceramics.
The ordered loading into cases of very fragile parts in compressed ceramic powder was required. The continuous throughput of 120 parts a minute has to be managed without stopping to change cases or perform another task. The deposit of a light layer of anti-adhesive sand between layers was required.
A SCARA robot selects a row of parts via a special gripper with micro-suction pads made for this purpose. A laser measuring system ensures perfect alignment for gripping such that the micro-suction pads are positioned correctly with respect to the parts. A series of pneumatic movements simultaneously loads and unloads the cases on both workstations, which operate in turn, ensuring the continuous throughput of parts. The dispensing system for the anti-adhesive sand, which is very hard and abrasive on mechanisms, was developed specially for the application.
Installed in Germany.
Handling sintered ceramics
Place of installation