automatic collation system for
collating a variety of
snack bar sizes into groups of either 6, 8 or 12 and
automatically load into the infeed pockets of a third party horizontal
cartoner. Operating speed to be 160+ bars/min.
Design a three-axis
grouping machine with transverse indexing
system, which counts and loads products into a double chamber system
for timed dispensing into the infeed buckets of a horizontal cartoner. Flow
of product continues during cartoner interruptions, via an
automatic bypass system for subsequent manual loading. System
has been tested running at up to 190 items per minute.
This collating and automatic loading machine for bar products has been
in Victoria, Australia.