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Publication Date: 05/2012
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Automatic bag palletizers: Robotic versus conventional

This article compares features of conventional automatic bag palletizers and robotic bag palletizers and outlines their benefits to help you determine which is best suited to your packaging operation, production rate, and budget.

Both conventional and robotic bag palletizers automatically accept filled bags from bagging equipment, arrange the bags into layers, and load the layers onto pallets. Both are controlled by PLCs with a touchscreen operator interface. But conventional and robotic palletizers have different mechanisms for arranging the filled bags in layers and on pallets, and they're suited to different production rates. Before you select a palletizer, you need to take an objective look at both types. The information in this article can help.

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