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Robotic Packaging

Robotic Carton Loading

New RCL-2x Two-Axis Robotic Carton Loader

Overview

Designed for maximum flexibility, performance and reliability, the ADCO RCL-2x (2-axis) robotic carton loader is ideal for the most demanding production environments. The RCL-2x robotic carton loader features 100% native Allen-Bradley® machine controls which means no more black boxes or having to learn another programming language. The system also features end-of-arm tool and product infeed designs that are based on ADCO’s decades of complex product handling and carton loading experience. The RCL-2x can be configured to handle many types of products at rates up to 400 products per minute. ADCO’s RCL-2x carton loader provides packagers with unparalleled speed, payload adaptability and investment protection. The RCL-2x features stainless steel construction and is available in either standard or washdown configurations.

Features

Benefits

  • Stainless steel construction improves cleanability
  • 100% native Allen-Bradley® machine controls platform eliminates third-party programming
  • Precision robotic motion ensures gentle product handling and quality output
  • Higher speed and acceleration reduces number of robots needed for an application, condensing overall footprint
  • Fast, easy tool change reduces downtime and improves productivity

Product Features

  • Capable of speeds up to 400 products per minute, depending on the application
  • Sanitary design with easy access for changeover and cleanup
  • Multiple infeed options including servo-driven racetrack designs
  • Able to simultaneously load multiple cartons or trays
  • Allen-Bradley® PLC control package with touch screen HMI interface
  • Category 3 safety system with fully-interlocked barrier guard package
  • Many options available upon request

Applications

  • Snack foods
  • Baked goods in trays
  • Flow-wrapped products
  • Frozen meats
  • Dairy
  • Personal care
  • Cosmetics

Specs

Carton Size Range

RCL-2x
DimensionsMin (in)Max (in)Min (mm)Max (mm)
A 7.5 23 190 585
B 5 26 130 660
C 3 17 75 430
D 3 8 75 200
E .75 4.5 19 115

Utilities

Electrical

230/460 VAC, 3-Phase with ground (PE), 60 Hz

Air Consumption

Consult Factory

Options

  • Washdown construction
  • Special material handling
  • End of arm tooling (EOAT) options
  • Product collator
  • Bucket train