Sprue Picker Robot

Sprue Picker Robot

Sprue picker robot, mainly used for 30-280 tons of various horizontal injection molding machines to remove finished products and sprue. The single function is used for the sprue picking, and the full function with vacuum function can be used to pick up the sprue and take out the product simultaneously. The rotary assembly mechanism can rotate the product 90 degrees. The function of this robotic arm can increase productivity, reduce product defect rate, ensure operator safety, reduce labor cost and control production precisely and reduce waste.

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What is Sprue Picker Robot?

Sprue picker robots are an important equipment in various injection molding machines such as wide injection molding machines, vertical injection molding machines, etc. They are mainly used for sprues removal. Moreover, they have a solid construction to enable low vibration, fast movement, and precise removal. They are also easy and quick to install which allows fast transfer to various molds with minimal downtime.

Alfarobot offers sprue picker robots that come in different weight, cycle times, minimum pick-out, crosswise/vertical strokes, and other specifications. Our sprue picker robots can perform all basic functions with maximum accuracy and precise movements.

For more information about our sprue picker robots, feel free to contact us.

How Sprue Picker Robots Work

Sprue picker robots are controlled by servo motors. When the mold opens, their arm shoots between the 2 platens. Then, the arm starts to retract upward out of the mold area as the clamps hold the spur. Their arm will then swing out to a predetermined angle. The clamp then releases the sprue when the arm extends once again. In preparation for picking up the sprue, the arm retracts and straightens. This all happens in a short amount of time.

Plastics Processing in Various Industries

Sprue picker robots are important equipment in plastic processing industries such as:

    • Compound mixing
    • Injection molding
    • Blown film
    • Blow molding
    • Thermoforming
    • Plastic extrusion
Features of the Sprue Picker Robot

Sprue picker robots have features that make the picking of sprues easy and efficient. Their features include:

  • Handheld controller
  • 90° rotatable base
  • Swing directions that are fully adjustable
  • Position limit sensors
  • Four additional sets of output/input pins
  • Compact design
  • 8 standard program sequences
  • Decline automation conveyors interface
  • Incline automation conveyors interface
  • Memory of over 80 customized program sequences
  • Full diagnostics with text error messages
  • Easy-to-reach ratchet position that ensures speedy and smooth mold change-over
Options for the Sprue Picker Robots

Sprue picker robots come with a variety of options including:

  • Kick Extension
  • Grip Nipper Circuit
  • Vertical Arm Extension (+100mm) (for 150 type)
  • Primary or Secondary Nipper Circuit (with Nippers & Miniature Cylinder)
  • Vacuum Circuit
  • (ST = 100/125/150/175 type)
  • (Standard ST=75)
  • Air Blow
  • On-the-Way-In Sprue Release
  • External Parts Verification
  • Finger (From RCH-16 to RCH-10L)
  • Residual Pressure Release Valve
  • Conveyor Signal Output
  • Low Ceiling Type
  • Customized Color
  • Exhaust Cleaner
  • Euromap 67
  • Euromap 12
Applications of the Sprue Picker Robot

The sprue picker robots are best suited for various kinds of injection molding machines that range from 30 to 450 tons. They are commonly used for:

  • Consistent and quick sprue removal
  • Medical (clean room)
  • Small components and runner removal
  • Short run volume
  • Frequent mold change
Number of Axes

The sprue picker robots usually come in the following axes:

  • 1-axis
  • 2-axis
  • 3-axis
  • 4-axis
  • 5-axis
Choose Alfarobot for Your Sprue Picker Robot Needs

Alfarobot provides a huge selection of the best quality, highly efficient, labor-saving, and most durable sprue picker robots. Our sprue picker robots are made for the hassle-free removal of parts and sprues from the injection molding machine. They have simple installation, robust build quality, easy-to-program features, and the best price-to-performance ratio.

We have an exceptional support and customer service team that is dedicated to ensuring customers are satisfied with the services and sprue picker robots. Don’t hesitate to contact us for your inquiries.

One Stop Robot Arm Manufacturer

If you are looking for professional robot arm manufacturer, especially injection molding machine robot arm, Alfarobot is your premier choice.

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