SAS Automation introduces Fork Tool for Palletizing

SAS Automation introduces Fork Tool for Palletizing

March 21, 2011 - SAS Automation introduced Fork Tool for handling a wide variety of containers from oversized heavy bags to open-top containers. Bags and other containers made of Kraft paper, polycarbonate, PVC coated, woven mesh, cotton are easily handled by this EOAT.

Retracting Fork-style EOATs are ideal for handling trays, totes, open-top containers, closed-top containers and other difficult to palletize containers that must be picked-up from the bottom.

Significant features:

  • This tool uses 11.1 mm (7/16") diameter solid stainless steel fingers for strength, long-lasting durability, and ability to withstand harsh manufacturing environments.
  • Stroking forks designed to pick product from a roller conveyor.
  • One to three bag infeed conveyor(s)
  • Forks retract through a stationary stripper plate and product is placed on the pallet.
  • Single bags, multiple bags, or cases may be lifted at one time.
  • Tool can be used to pick and place a pallet
  • Slip sheet option available 
  • Load building station
  • Full load discharge conveyor
  • Safety Guarding
  • Automatic pallet dispenser
  • Control panel
  • Reduces direct labor costs and improves safety by reducing lifting and repetitive motion injuries.