Pic-N-Place Soft Placement Module

for 939S and 949S Versatron™ Case Packers

This easy-to-maintain unit picks the product from the infeed conveyor and gently places it into the bottom of the empty case. This unit is available on new case packers and can also be retrofitted on existing units.

There are a number of key features that Standard-Knapp has built into the Soft Placement Module:

Heavy Duty Construction:

  • Engineered to run 24/7
  • Mechanical grippers provide long life and high uptime

2-Axis Servo Controlled Pic-N-Place

  • Acts similarly to a person's arms, for smooth operation
  • Easy to program
  • Easy to maintain consistent operation

Docking Station

  • For easy changeover
  • Color coded
  • Slide in – lock in place
  • Couplings are designed for positive – no error – connections

Mechanical Gripper Actuation

  • Soft container handling
  • Engineered to grab product in the optimum, most secure position or spot

PLC Configurable Placement Profiles

  • Gripping action is easily configured
  • Distance that product travels into the case is easily set from the HMI (operator interface)

100% Automatic Product Clearout

  • Packs every last bottle
  • No human assistance is needed to complete the process