none

MOBILE ROBOTS BRING INTELLIGENT APPROACH TO FOOD MANUFACTURING

30-06-2017
by 
in 

The robots will be on the move at foodpro. More specifically, visitors to Stand S4 will be able to see Omron’s LD Series mobile robots in action at the show.

The LD Series are self-navigating autonomous intelligent vehicles equipped with proprietary artificial intelligence technology. This gives them the ability to autonomously transport materials to a target location while calculating the optimal route and avoiding humans and obstacles.

The robots have onboard laser sensors that allow them to self-navigate in dynamic environments. In response to a new obstacle, they autonomously chart a new route by identifying overhead lights and overlaying this ‘light map’ with the ‘floor map’ previously determined, for more accurate navigation.

Fleet management software can control up to 100 units simultaneously, providing traceability, job allocation and traffic control, and enabling safe collaboration with humans as well as the other robots in the fleet.

Each LD can support a structural payload of up to 130kg on level surfaces and has an onboard power supply with a runtime of up to 19 hours a day. Depending on the application the robot can be customised, and can achieve a maximum speed of 900mm/s with a cart transporter.

These robots are ideally suited for indoor environments such as manufacturing and logistics facilities in the food processing and pharmaceuticals industries.

Omron Electronics
1300 766 766
www.omron.com.au

Related news & editorials

  1. palletiser
    15.06.2021
    15.06.2021
    by      In , In , In
    As iconic Australian brand Arnott’s has grown over the years and product lines have become increasingly complex, it became clear there was a need to upgrade to a next generation of smart palletising. 
    The 25-year-old Motoman palletiser that Arnott’s had installed in its NSW factory in Huntingwood... Read More
  2. robot
    15.06.2021
    15.06.2021
    by      In , In
    Sydney-based PBE-Roboplas provides a versatile range of plastics machinery and ancillary equipment. This includes injection moulding, blow moulding, loading, drying, temperature control and dosing systems.
    Francis Frutschi, father of current part owner Gerald, has been in the plastics business for... Read More
  3. Holloway team
    02.06.2021
    02.06.2021
    by      In , In
    With its Minto location filled with an impressive mix of 3 and 6 axial state-of-the-art robots, Holloway Group embraced manufacturing automation when other businesses were moving operations offshore. The result, Group Managing Director Matt Holloway says, was a resounding affirmation of the company... Read More
  4. palletising setup
    01.06.2021
    01.06.2021
    by      In , In , In
    The UR10e, Universal Robots’ best-selling robot, is getting an increased payload, which will allow it to handle heavier objects and be used for a wider range of tasks.
    The new payload of 12.5kg will offer new possibilities, such as palletising, machine tending, and packaging. Its price remains... Read More
Products
Suppliers