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.
- 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.
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