The company has unveiled its new, economical K-Bot palletizer, a four-axis, floor-level palletizer. The machine is said to move up to 175 lbs and is capable of running single- or dual-line applications at a rate of up to 10 cycles per min. The palletizer's 62- by 104-in footprint allows for pallet sizes of up to 48 by 48 in and unit loads up to 72-in high. According to the company, the dual-function machine can serve as a palletizer and de-palletizer. The operator interface is programmed with pre-defined pack patterns, making changeover easy. Additionally, the palletizer features unique stationary motors and power encoder cables, protecting the machine for a longer life. Schneider Packaging Equipment Co., Inc.
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