Should I Use A Cobot Or Industrial Palletizer?

Should I Use A Cobot Or Industrial Palletizer?

Should it be a Collaborative or Industrial robot? 

The difference between the two depends on the dimensions of your packaging and amount of weight that needs to be lifted. Check out the below charts to compare your needs, and don't forget to use our RPZ feasibility tool if you have more questions. The tool is live for the RPZ-10 collaborative palletizer here: RPZ-10 Feasibility Tool

How do I purchase a palletizer?

From the exploratory call to the final installation, IRIS will be with you every step of the way as a fully featured custom integrator. See below to understand the process of ordering a system.

Step One: Exploratory Call 

During the exploratory call, IRIS Factory automation sales engineers will work to figure out your needs with you. During this discussion, we will cover your goals, get a better idea of the products you are looking to automate, and better understand the layout of your plant floor.

Step Two: Site Visit 

During our site visit, we will evaluate box size, rate, and cases. At this point we will know the best solution to offer you will be. At the end of the site visit, you will have a better understanding of what IRIS can automate on your plant floor. 

Step Three: PO Sent And Reviewed By Customer

During this stage you and your team will choose your accessories for your new cobot or industiral robot. From here, you can decide what type of end of arm tooling is best based on your application, what types safety features you need, if you would like to access our remote connection, and more. Below you will find a list of accessories to choose from.

Reviewing the PO: Choose From The Following Accessories


Collaborative VS Industrial Safety Options

The primary difference between a collaborative and industrial robot is that collaborative does not require fencing, while the industrial does. With a collaborative robot, operators can work alongside the cell using area scanners only. Due to the RPZ-MAX Industrjal palletizer being much faster, and able to carry a significantly higher weight per minute, it requires fencing around the robot to keep operators safe.

Reviewing the PO: System Features For Both

Industrial Lighting Indication Examples

Step Four: Building And Wiring Of The System

The IRIS engineers will get to work building and wiring your system with top-tier components for the best fit and finish on the market. During this phase we will be in contact with you to get feedback on progress and adjust anything as needed.

Step Five: FAT (Factory Acceptance Testing)

Your system is now ready to be reviewed. During FAT we will make sure that your system meets all safety requirements and train your staff.

Step Six: Shipment

Your system is now ready for shipment! We will safely deliver your system crated and delivered using one of our trustworthy carriers.

Step Seven: Installation

After your shipment has arrived, our controls team will make sure everything is set up and running so that you are able to use your new system right away.

Ongoing Support

IRIS provides ongoing support via training materials, videos, remote kits, and via a customer service calling center. If you are looking for a fully featured collaborative or industrial palletizer, look no further than IRIS Factory automation and contact an advisor today at!

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