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Carton Automation Video
April 25th, 2013 by macrondynamics.

We have experience developing automation solutions for the packaging industry, just like this carton automation system.

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Custom Stainless Steel Specialty Actuator
January 7th, 2013 by macrondynamics.

Macron stainless steel linear actuators are deployed in a pick and place system inside bacon packaging equipment. All bearings, seals, belt materials, design and construction are in compliance with FDA and USDA processes for wash-down rating.

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Telescopic Transfer Mechanism
November 12th, 2012 by macrondynamics.

Macron recently built a telescopic conveyor system to aid in palletizing confectionery products.

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Belt-Driven Actuators in High Speed, Vertical Axis Packaging Application
February 9th, 2012 by macrondynamics.

A large dairy products packaging company required rapid vertical axis travel in their case packaging and bottling lines automation. Product was being moved over long spans between multi-level conveyor systems. Case packaging operations required a fast pace and long Z axis stroke to move product. End effectors are often large and heavy which can introduce a pendulum effect. Macron application engineers suggested using a MacBUILT Dual X / Dual Z configuration consisting of MSA-14 heavy duty actuators.

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Four Belt Ganged Actuator for Bottling Line Transferring Automation
February 14th, 2011 by macrondynamics.

In this video, two MacBUILT dual independent belt drive units were piggybacked to provide actuation of 4 independently controlled carts. The carts were specifically modified for the application. This system was for a bottling line packaging operation where bottles were transferred and separated during the transfer process to provide programmable spacing or gap between products.

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