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Pick & Place

Pick and place systems have been transformed recently by the availability of electric cylinders, low cost slideways and servo systems.  One can still build simple fixed position pick and place systems with pneumatic cylinders, but the introduction of the electric cylinder with the ability to control position, speed and force along the stroke of the electric cylinder through a servo drive has opened up some interesting opportunities to use relatively low cost technical modules to produce cost effective robotic systems.

TQC has experience of using electric cylinders in cartesian systems, moving cameras, simple horizontal and vertical combinations to provide multi-position packing into boxes, pallet trays and bags.

Some of the systems TQC have produced include both multi-axis robots in combination with electric cylinders to provide multi-outlet positions for several positions for good parts, several reject positions for bad parts and a position for sample parts which an electric cylinder and pneumatic cylinder combination.

To find out more about how we can help you:

We build all machines in-house, applying our 35+ years experience in specialised test and automated handling machines to the engineering projects we undertake. We offer customer support, backup and service call-out for all projects, whatever the size.

Get in touch with us to discuss your requirements and we will be happy to offer our professional advice and visit you at your site.