Pouch handling

Your fast, flexible handling of up to 600 pouches per minute

In-house design

For pouch handling robotics and system software.

Our flexible pouch handling system typically consists of a loader/unloader, robot, trays and conveyor belts. How it works? Trays are efficiently filled with pouches by a robot and stacked. Then transported to the retort with a shuttle. When the sterilisation process is done, trays are de-stacked. The pouches first go through the inline dryer and then on to the packaging machines. The empty tray is tilted to ensure that it is empty. Left-over pouches are discarded. The empty tray returns to the process. 

Flexibility

Looking for more flexibility?

The robot head can simply be adapted to start handling a different type of product packaging, like semi-rigid containers. In addition, you can benefit from our reversable trays for the handling of two stacking heights and two products at the same time. Our robot handling systems are equipped with different product loading patterns for different product sizes. Also, nice fact: it is possible to simultaneously load two different products of the same size on trays with only one robot.

Robot handling: space saving

Compared to a linear solution (mostly used with cans and jars), robots need less space within a production line. Due to the compact design of current robot arms, we can even use this solution in limited space. Without compromising accessibility to the production line. Because we collaborate with various robot brands, there is always a solution that fits your needs.

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Why Lan Handling?

  • arrow-checkmarkUp to 600 pouches per minute
  • arrow-checkmark1 to 12 lanes pouch supply and discharge
  • arrow-checkmarkSuitable for use in extreme wet environments
  • arrow-checkmarkEasy to clean robots
  • arrow-checkmarkAvailable robot brands: Kuka, ABB and Fanuc

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