Juice Crating Machine Upgrade - Chicago Electric

Application

Categories: Consumer Products, Control Techniques, Drives, HMI, Motion Control, PLC, Red Lion, Rockwell,

Juice Crate Packer

The ServoLinear actuator replaces air cylinder for improved speed and accuracy of crate packer.

Industry

Consumer Products

Location

Chicago, IL

Components

• ServoLinear Model B-SQ-80×80 actuator; 42″ stroke
• Emerson Epsilon programmable servo drive with Ethernet
• Emerson servo motor with brake; 28 in. lb.
• Allen-Bradley MicroLogix PLC
• Red Lion operator interface

Features

• Complete control upgrade of crate packer. Replaced 42” air cylinder with ServoLinear actuator for improved speed and control of four-bottle placement into crate. New PLC and color touch screen for machine control.
• 4 second cycle time; 60 bottles per minute.

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