This week Simmatic’s blog is focusing on a recent pick and place production line vacuum handling application for biscuits. Simmatic Automation Engineers have been working closely with a new customer to achieve a 100% pick rate. Our customer had issues with an inconsistent pick rate as the line was dropping biscuits.
Issues Simmatic faced and needed to improve:
- Complicated 3D print head filling with biscuit material and oils – which restricted vacuum flow to the vacuum cup
- Regular downtime for maintenance and cleaning
- Additional costs for manual labour when the robots were down
Simmatic trialled VMECA’s Premium Speeder with sample biscuits provided from our customer. The biscuits had different textures and inclusions. Watch our video to see the results of our first trial …