Reliable Picking for Cardboard Packaging by a Vacuum Cup
Smurfit Kappa Neuss GmbH produces a range of different packaging from solid and corrugated board, including fruit and vegetable boxes, hybrid retail ready packaging, fruit punnets, powder boxes, trays, flower boxes and window packaging.
To handle the perforated cardboard packaging, Smurfit uses grippers with vacuum cups. However, the bellows vacuum cups previously in use would sporadically lose the packaging during picking and suffered from premature wear. This made the system unreliable. FIPA was commissioned to retrofit the system. As a solution for reliable handling of the abrasive cardboard packaging…….
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