Creform releases model CA-B50100-BST NSI AGV with kitting cart

  • Creform Corp.

The Creform AGV provides for a 50-course programming capability using HMI screen located at one end of the AGV. 

Creform announces creation of mobile heavy-duty flow rack

  • Creform Corp.

The rack is built using Creform 42 mm pipe and joints for extra capacity and rigidity. Also, the flow rack features wide Creform Placon roller conveyor for flow characteristics and strength, while the low-friction skate wheel conveyors allow for shallow flow lane angles that are suitable for both plastic returnable totes as well as cardboard boxes. The gravity flow rack assists in first-in, first out inventory management.

Creform announces creation of angled shelf cart

  • Creform Corp.

The cart can be loaded up and then positioned in the assembly cell for access, allowing the supplier to keep only what is needed in the cell to minimize the space dedicated to inventory.  The design of the cart also works to support mixed model production or changeover.

Beckhoff Automation releases EP7402 EtherCAT Box

  • Beckhoff Automation

This controller is a two-channel motor output stage for BLDC motors used in MDRs, regardless of the conveyor or roller motor vendor.

MHS launches MHS Helix software solution for e-commerce-driven warehouses

MHS Helix consists of template-based modules for equipment control, inventory management and order fulfillment functions, designed to work together in customized configurations according to each facility’s unique requirements.  

AutoGuide Mobile Robots announces Max-N15 autonomous mobile robot

Built on AutoGuide’s patent-pending modular design, the Max-N15 provides a common base that can be adapted for multiple manufacturing and warehouse material handling tasks with modular attachments to create lift trucks, tuggers or high bay pallet lift trucks.

Kindred releases SORT 3.7 piece-picking robot

The updated SORT 3.7 is optimized to integrate with continuous induction systems, such as cross belt or bombay sorters, as it can pick 400 units per hour consistently.

OnRobot releases 3FG15 three-finger gripper

The 3FG15 gripper has a maximum stroke of 150mm that can easily handle multiple processes. The three-finger design with a 15 kg (33 lb) payload provides a strong, stable grip for both form fit (internal) or friction fit (external) gripping.

EXAIR introduces Type 303 Stainless Steel 2-1/2 NPT Threaded Line Vac Air Operated Conveyors

  • Exair Corp

Threaded Line Vac Conveyors eject a small amount of compressed air to produce a vacuum on one end with high output flows on the other. Response is instantaneous and regulating the compressed air pressure provides infinite control of the conveying rate. Applications include scrap trim removal, material conveying, part transfer, fiber tensioning and filling operations.

Beckhoff Automation announces EP7402 controller, TwinCAT/BSD alternative operating system (OS) and C6025 Industrial PC at MODEX 2020

  • Beckhoff Automation

The smart distribution center solutions will include the North American debuts of the EP7402 controller for motor-driven roller (MDR) conveyors, TwinCAT/BSD alternative operating system (OS) for Beckhoff PC-based controllers and C6025 ultra-compact Industrial PC (IPC). The eXtended Transport System (XTS) will also make its MODEX debut at the Beckhoff booth (4026).