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ABB Robotics & Discrete Automation

1250 Brown Road Auburn Hills, MI 48326 United States

ABB Robotics is a pioneer in robotics, machine automation and digital services, providing innovative solutions for a diverse range of industries, from automotive to electronics to logistics. As one of the world’s leading robotics and machine automation suppliers, ABB Robotics employs more than 11,000 people in 53 countries and has shipped more than 500,000 robot solutions.

Robot Manufacturers

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ABB Robotics & Discrete Automation manufactures a wide range of delta, collaborative robots (cobots), SCARA, mobile robots for a variety of packaging and processing applications. Featured robots include the IRB 390 FlexPacker delta robot is designed for fast, high payload picking and packing in packaging applications. The unit features rapid changeover times that accompany the growth of low volume, high mix production to respond to the revolution of new consumer demands and to address the rising demand for Shelf Ready (SRP) and Retail Ready packaging (RRP).

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Types of Robot Manufacturers

  • Articulated Arm Robots/SCARA
  • Collaborative Robots
  • Delta Robots
  • Gantry Robots
  • Mobile Robots

Features:

  • 0-1.5 m
  • 1.5-2.5 m
  • 15-60 kg
  • 2.5 m and above
  • 60-225 kg
  • Frozen
  • Greater than 225 kg
  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • Refrigerated
  • Washdown (wet)

Package Types:

  • Rigid Ampoule or Vial Package Type Icon
    Ampoule or Vial
  • Flexible Bag Package Type Icon
    Bag
  • Rigid Bottle or Jar Package Type Icon
    Bottle or Jar
  • Rigid Carton (Folding) Package Type Icon
    Carton (Folding)
  • Rigid Carton (Gabletop) Package Type Icon
    Carton (Gabletop)
  • Flexible Chub Pack Package Type Icon
    Chub Pack
  • Semi-Rigid Clamshell Package Type Icon
    Clamshell
  • Rigid Cup, Bowl or Tub Package Type Icon
    Cup, Bowl or Tub
  • Flexible Flow Wrap Package Type Icon
    Flow Wrap
  • Semi-Rigid Portion Pack Cup Package Type Icon
    Portion Pack Cup
  • Flexible Sachet Package Type Icon
    Sachet
  • Flexible Stand-up Pouch Package Type Icon
    Stand-up Pouch
  • Flexible Stick Pack Package Type Icon
    Stick Pack
  • Flexible Thermoformed Vacuum Pack Package Type Icon
    Thermoformed Vacuum Pack

Conveyor

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ABB’s advanced conveyor tracking module delivers market leading tracking speeds that enable high-speed picking, packing, and palletizing for significantly increased productivity. ABB also offers conveyance systems for transporting palletized assemblies on manufacturing lines, such as the ABB MS-55 conveyor solution, a friction, power roller conveyor.

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Types of Conveyor

  • Conveyor Components and Accessories
  • Tabletop Conveyors

End-of-Arm Tooling

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ABB Robotics & Discrete Automation manufactures end-of-arm tooling for its robotic equipment including three versions of its FlexGripper palletizing gripper for end-of-line applications: the Clamp, which comes in two sizes, is designed for handling cases; the Claw is for heavy-duty, high-speed bag palletizing; and the Vacuum gripper, designed as a plug-and-play extension to the ABB IRB 460 or IRB 660 palletizing robots for cases, can handle 40 kilograms and up to 10 products at the same time.

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Types of End-of-Arm Tooling

  • Air/Vacuum End-of-Arm Tooling
  • Combination End-of-Arm Tooling

Features:

  • 0-15 kg
  • 15-60 kg

Package Types:

  • Bulk/Industrial Large Bag Package Type Icon
    Large Bag
  • Bulk/Industrial Lined Case Package Type Icon
    Lined Case

Palletizing

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ABB offers an expanded product range of systems for robotic picking, packing and palletizing. The latest product introductions from ABB include two new palletizing robots, three palletizing grippers and an easy-to-use programming software – all designed to make palletizing simpler, faster and more efficient. Featured machines include the ABB’s IRB 460 high-speed robotic palletizer, designed for end-of-line palletizing and bag palletizing applications. ABB claims this 4-axis robot is the fastest of its kind with a small footprint that makes it ideal for fitting into existing packing lines.

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Types of Palletizing

  • Palletizers (Robotic)

Features:

  • Bags
  • Bulk containers
  • Cases
  • Containers

Package Types:

  • Bulk/Industrial Heavy Duty Industrial Sack Package Type Icon
    Heavy Duty Industrial Sack
  • Bulk/Industrial Lined Case Package Type Icon
    Lined Case
  • Bulk/Industrial Pail Package Type Icon
    Pail

Depalletizing

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ABB offers a comprehensive range of logistics automation solutions to meet challenges ranging from accurate order picking and singling individual packages including a mix-load depalletizing system that can depalletize from different pallet types with varying pallet heights with a single robot. System can depalletize up to 600 items per hour. Offering a high degree of modularity to integrate into existing processes, ABB’s robotic depalletizer is scalable to accommodate future growth and fully customizable for configuration with different robot variants according to given SKU ranges and pallet requirements.

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Types of Depalletizing

  • Depalletizers (Robotic)