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TaskMate Robotic Systems from ESS Technologies

Machine Loading / Unloading • Pick & Place • Carton / Case Loading • Product Collation • Product Orientation • Inspection & Sampling


TaskMate Robotic Systems offers a solution for automating a wide range of processes for producing and packaging consumer packaged goods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, diagnostics, and medical devices. The basic TaskMate system includes a FANUC robot (model varies by application), base, robot tooling, Category 4 interlocked safety guarding, controls and programming. The custom-designed end-of-arm tooling (EOAT) handles virtually any product. ESS Technologies, Inc. is an authorized system integrator for FANUC Robotics and a strategic partner for the secondary packaging of pharmaceuticals. Applications include: Pick & place assembly systems, blister loading on thermoformers or blister packaging machines, collation and machine loading/unloading, top load case or carton packing, and flexible feeding systems.

FANUC Robot Models

  • Model M-1iA: 0.5kg Payload
  • Model M-430iA: 2kg Payload
  • Model LR200iC: 5kg Payload
  • Model M-3iA: 6kg Payload
  • Model M-10iA: 10kg Payload
  • Model M-20iC: 20kg Payload
  • Typical Applications

  • Robotic Cartoner Infeed System Robotic Pick and Place Applications Robotic Carton Loading System
    Machine Loading: Cartoners, Blister Packaging Machines, Thermoformers Pick & Place: Assembly Systems, Inspection Systems Top Loading for Cartons and Cases
    Robotic Collation System for Blister Packs Robotic Machine Discharge Robotic Inspection and Sampling
    Product Collation and Orientation: Machine Infeeds, Kit Packaging Machine Unloading: Cartoners, Thermoformers, Test Kit Assembly Systems, Monoblock Fillers/Cappers, Reject Systems Product Inspection, Product Sampling
    Standard Voltage 120VAC, Single Phase, 60Hz
    EOAT Vacuum or Mechanical Gripper
    Guarding Category 4 Safety Guarding, Interlocked and Gasketed Polycarbonate Panels
    Size Changeover Time 10-15 Minutes Typical
    Robotic Cell Footprint 30" L x 30" W min.
    726mm L x 762mm W
    Product Types Vials, Bottles, Cartons, Blister Packs, Pouches, Test Tubes, Tubes, Medical Devices, Diagnostic Test Kits, Jars, Ampoules...Custom EOAT can handle virtually any product.

    Machine Videos Related Topics Sales Information
    Robotic Handling and Weighing of Laboratory Bottles White Paper: Six Steps to Evaluating Assembly & Packaging Process for Automation Request Pricing
    Robotic Loading of Test Tubes Into Trays

    Robotics Training and Support from ESS Technologies, Inc. and FANUC Robotics

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    Robotic Unloading of Test Kits from Discharge Pucks White Paper: 11 Ways to Increase OEE and Productivity by Automating Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Production Lines  
    TaskMate Flexible Feeding System w/ FANUC M-1iA Robot Feature Article: Hoping for a Better Bottom Line  
    See All Available TaskMate Videos Feature Article: Robotics Bring Flexibility to Packaging Operations  
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