For automatic production systems a parts feeder to robot is one of an important element. If orientation and position of work pieces are not accurate, automatic system will not run efficiently. Frequently, sensitive or odd-shaped parts are not suitable for bowl feeders and vision systems will not be economical solution. These parts should be presented by trays which are available in the market and easy to transfer a reuse.
Hirata’s Auto Stocker solves your tray feeding problem economically. The Auto Stocker is designed as tray changing system to palletize or depalletize work pieces by robot. Its accurate positioning, fast tray change time and sufficient storage of trays meet the requirement of your automatic production system. The typical applications for the Auto Stocker are for assembly operation, palletizing for injection moulding machines and loading/unloading work pieces for machine tools.