Canadian Packaging

AFA a-ok with new robot palletizing system

New from AFA Systems comes a palletizing system that is very compact.


May 27, 2013
by Canadian Packaging Staff

The AF-PLT gantry robot palletizing system from AFA Systems Ltd. is an economical solution to automate the pallet building process.

Headquartered in Brampton, Ont., AFA Systems is a provider of custom-designed automation solutions, and has designed its AF-PLT system to utilize a three-axis robot to pick and place a wide variety of products such as cases, pails, and more.the norther

The three-axis robot ensures easier set up and maintenance compared to more sophisticated robots on the marketplace.

This compact palletizer can include optional features such as slip sheet inserters, pallet dispensers, and washdown construction.

As well, operators can easily program and changeover pack patterns quickly on the palletizer’s HMI (human-machine interface).

In addition, the AF-PLT’s modular design allows the machine to be easily integrated into a production line.

It uses Rockwell Automation‘s superb Allen Bradley controls and servo motors as standard equipment on the AF-PLT.

For more information, visit www.afasystemsinc.com.