Friday, July 23, 2010

Customer Challenge: Smooth Motion Needed for Plastic Bottle Inspection

Continuous smooth motion allows efficient and high speed inspection on the hardest-to-handle bottles

Probe head automatically follows and tests bottles for leaks as they travel down the conveyor

A manufacturer of on-line leak detection equipment for the plastic container manufacturing industry was using profile rail technology, which did not perform well with the required accelerations and required frequent maintenance and repairs. The manufacturer needed a solution that could keep up with the speeds and accelerations required, provide uninterrupted service for a longer period of time, and fit their current fixture without costly re-design.

[ VIEW FULLY STORY ] See how Bishop-Wisecarver solved their challenge!