Automated Solutions

ROBOTIC IG-L

ROBOTIC LOADING OF GLASS PANE TO INSULATED GLASS PROCESSING LINES, OR ANY VERTICAL TRANSPORT SYSTEM.

IG-L UNLOADS SOFT COATED GLASS WITH NO DAMAGE TO THE COATING.

THE IDEA FOR THE IG-L WAS BORN IN 2018 DURING A CONVERSATION BETWEEN ROBERT OWEN AND A LONG STANDING CUSTOMER OF HIS, A LEADING UK IGU MANUFACTURER. PRODUCTION BOTTLENECKS AND HEALTH & SAFETY ISSUES WERE REPEATEDLY DISCUSSED AT LENGTH.

IT WAS NOW TIME TO FIND A SOLUTION FOR THIS INDUSTRY WIDE ISSUE. FROM THIS GS-MR DESIGNED, DEVELOPED AND MANUFACTURED THE IG-L.

GS-MR SOLD THE FIRST FULLY ROBOTIC IG-L SYSTEM TO THIS LEADING UK IGU MANUFACTURER.

 

ROBOTIC IG-U

ROBOTIC UNLOADING OF GLASS PANE FROM INSULATED GLASS PROCESSING LINES

CAN ALSO BE UTILISED TO TRANSPORT GLASS FROM VERTICAL PROCESSING TO HORIZONTAL PROCESSING AND VICE VERSA, THUS AFFORDING YOU MAXIMUM UTILISATION OF YOUR SITE SPACE.  DEPENDENT UPON YOUR REQUIREMENTS, THERE IS THE OPTION FOR AUTOMATIC SCANNING FOR PICKING AND PLACING OF GLASS PANE.

POTENTIAL USES:

  • LOADING FROM VERTICAL OR HORIZONTAL ARRISER ONTO A HORIZONTAL FURNACE BED
  • UNLOADING FROM CUTTING TABLE TO A OR L FRAMES
  • UNLOADING OF FURNACE BED TO ENABLE GLASS PANES TO BE FED INTO A VERTICAL TRANSPORT/STORAGE SYSTEM, WHICH GS-MR ALSO DESIGN AND MANUFACTURER.

APPROVED INTEGRATOR FOR KAWASAKI ROBOTS (UK) LTD

Kawasaki Robots remain a world leader in robotic design, whilst offering a wide range of robotic solutions, meeting all of your robotic needs. Kawasaki’s BX robotic range incorporates a unique hollow wrist and arm design, offering greater security for cabling and trunking.

The BX range is a leader within its class and also benefits from one of the highest weight to reach capabilities, with no reduction in cycle time, together with the added benefit of the utilisation of a small footprint (30% less than a standard robotic model).

Ian Hensman, UK Sales Manager, Kawasaki Robots UK: GS-MR are a Glass Handling OEM working exclusively with Kawasaki Robotics for all robotic handling applications within the glass industry.   Kawasaki were chosen due to the large range, flexibility, and reliability of their robots.  The technical knowledge and support offered and given to GS-MR both directly and indirectly has been second to none.’

KAWASAKI ROBOTS UK

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