November 24, 2022
Improved cycle time, less downtime and greater value with a fully automated sheet dispenser
A fully automated sheet dispenser solves the palletising challenges of the traditional sheet magazine. With a sheet dispenser, there is always only one sheet ready for the robot and always at a fixed pick-up height. It gives your customers reliable, accurate and faster palletising than with a traditional sheet magazine.
Give your customers an intelligent palletising solution
The most used sheet handling solution has long been the traditional sheet magazine.
Although it is a small part of the overall production line, the sheet magazine can still pose major challenges to operational reliability. The challenges are due to the heavy, manual handling and deterioration of the robot’s working speed.
And it’s no wonder that the method leads to these challenges. Everywhere else in the production line, the opportunities for automation that have grown since the 1980s have long been fully utilised. So why not embrace the opportunity to streamline the sheet handling process with a fully automated sheet dispenser?
With a fully automated sheet dispenser, you give your customers lots of benefits by reducing their manual labour.
This contributes to significant added value – both inside and outside the palletising line.
Palcut has been optimising palletising lines throughout Europe for more than 20 years, and we currently have more than 700 systems in operation.
We would be delighted to have a no-obligation chat with you about your choice of sheet handling, so that you can offer your customers the most efficient palletising, giving them lightning-fast workflows and stacks of other benefits.
A fully automated sheet dispenser means less downtime for your customers
A Palcut sheet dispenser can reduce unnecessary downtime for your customers.
With a fully automated sheet dispenser, the paper reel can be placed outside the safety zone. This means that the operator can replace or replenish the paper without stopping production for safety reasons, and if you add an extra trolley, you can save your customer even more time. In fact, you can cut 5-10 minutes from each replenishment or changeover by preparing the new reel on an extra trolley, as the operator does not have to remove the empty reel and put a new one on before they can reload the dispenser.
In addition, our sheet dispenser is set to be able to switch automatically between 15 pre-programmed sheet sizes. This means that it is no longer necessary for your customer to stop their production when a different size of interlayer sheet is needed. The sheet dispenser, on the other hand, cuts sheets into precise measurements – directly from the reel.
All in all, a Palcut sheet dispenser can in average reduce the number of production stoppages up to 90%.
“We haven’t had any production stoppages thanks to the Palcut solution, and we save storage space for paper magazines. In addition, we save all the laborious and manual replacement of paper magazines on the palletising line,” Simone Amigoni, Fratelli Beretta, Deputy Director at the factory in Trezzo sull’Adda.
Want to know more about the Palcut solution?
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A sheet dispenser adds value – also outside the palletising line
A fully automated sheet dispenser adds great value to a palletising line, and that value has a ripple effect in other areas of production.
With a sheet dispenser, it becomes possible for your customers to use paper reels instead of pallet sheets. And when a reel contains an average of up to 5,000 sheets compared to a pallet with 500-1,000 sheets of corrugated cardboard – well then there’s very quickly a lot of time saved by the fewer replenishments.
But a more compact paper reel also means fewer deliveries, less manual handling and reduced storage space. This allows your customers to free up resources that would otherwise be tied up in handling interlayer sheets.
And your customers will gain a vast potential for operational optimisation and financial savings.
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