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EC – Flattening Device for Chocolate Surface

Flattening Device for Chocolate Surface A device for flattening chocolate surface after filled into a die. When flattening chocolate, an air cylinder transferred its vibration to the flattening bar at the time of stoppage. It made waves on the chocolate surface, but...

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EC – Centering Device for Beverage Paper Packs

Centering Device for Beverage Paper Packs A device for centering beverage paper packs on a conveyor. Previously, air cylinders were used to align beverage paper packs in the center. Air pressure adjustments (to prevent the packs from being smashed) after a periodical...

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EC – Sorting Device for Instant Soup Packages

Sorting Device for Instant Soup Packages A device to inspect instant soup packages (visual examination), and sort them into two locations. In the past, air cylinders were used at the sorting gates to move the gates vertically. Quality products were sometimes flicked...

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EC – Mixing Device of Sauce into Food Ingredient

Mixing Device of Sauce into Food Ingredient A device to evenly mix sauce dispensed from a nozzle into an ingredient container. An ELECYLINDER® has been employed to add sauce into ingredient for mixing them evenly by waving the nozzle from side to side. It enables...

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EC – Aligning Device for Lunch Boxes on a Conveyor

Aligning Device for Lunch Boxes on a Conveyor A device to align lunch boxes on the conveyor before a packaging machine. The ELECYLINDER® rod type pushes on the guide plate the lunch boxes that are flowing on the conveyor, and aligns them before going into a packaging...

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EC – Sorting Device for Food Products

Sorting Device for Food Products A device to sort a single line of food products on a conveyor into two lines. Because the application was a movement between 2 points, a simple and low-cost ELECYLINDER® was employed. EC-R6     » more...

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EC – Transfer Device for Sweets

Transfer Device for Sweets A transfer device for sweets for pushing out trays filled with sweets on to a conveyor. In the past, an air cylinder was used. However, because an adjustment of the push-out speed was difficult, sometimes sweets leap out from the tray. This...

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Easy Automation Improvement Example Vol 7-1

Easy Automation Improvement Example Vol.7-1 Loader / Unloader for Press Machine A loader/unloader for a press machine that produces lids for cans. It loads the material from the material feeder to the press machine and unloads the pressed products to the product...

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Reduced Costs for Chocolate Quality Inspection

Industry: Food Process: Inspection How We Reduced Costs for the Quality Inspection Process [Problems] · An air cylinder was used to move the camera for quality inspection. · Pressure adjustment to set the specified speed was difficult, and the speed was unstable even...

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Easy Automation Concept Vol.5-2 Video #10

Example Video #10: Bagged Ice Candy Transfer System - Air cylinder vs IAI's ROBO Cylinder In this process, packed ice candies are moved in groups of six from the completed product transfer conveyor to the boxing line conveyor. Point 1: Optimal acceleration was set to...

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Equipment for Transferring Bread on Conveyor Belts

Industry: Medical / Food & Beverage Process: Transfer $52,800 saved yearly due to CT Effect Equipment Overview The equipment is for pushing bread on a conveyor belt sideways to transfer it to a sideways-moving conveyor belt. There is a stopper in front of the device...

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Equipment for Labeling Glass Bottles

Industry: Food & Beverage Packaging & Labeling Process: Labeling A small and thin type Robo Cylinder® and a MEC controller have been adopted for labeling glass bottles for beverages. When the bottle is placed on top of rollers, the rollers rotate in sync with the...

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