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Robotic Integration

Our tailor-made robotic automation systems are designed and built to provide cost effective solutions for our customers.

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Introduction

For nearly 30 years, APL has specialised in the design and integration of custom robotic & automation systems that have the ability to singulate and manipulate a diverse range of components including plumbing fittings, plastic mouldings and confectionery.

Robotic Automation Applications

  • Assembly
  • Material Handling
  • Palletising
  • Picking & Packaging
  • Vision Inspection
  • Robotic Welding
  • Machine Tending
  • Press Tending
  • Part Transfer
  • High Speed Picking & Placing
  • Robot Clipping

Part Presentation Solutions

  • Feeding Systems
  • Jigs
  • Trays
  • Boxes & pallets
  • Vision systems
  • Conveyor belts
  • 3-Axis Vibration Platforms

Types of robot APL use

  • 6/7 Axis
  • SCARA
  • Vision Guided
  • Collaborative

End-of-Arm tooling

  • Standard grippers & Custom designed grippers to suit any robot type
  • Mechanical & Vacuum gripping systems to suit individual application
  • Quick release grippers to minimize changeover time
  • Fully automated gripper change systems
  • Gripper components

Robot Integration & Programming

APL has wide experience in the integration and programming of robotic automation systems. Robot integration and programming experience on most major robots suppliers, including TM Robot, Fanuc, Kawasaki, Kuka, Nachi, Motoman, Epson, Mitsubishi, Stäubli, ABB, Universal Robots, and more.

Products

Standard and Bespoke Robotic Automation Systems

Standard Platforms: Robot Clipping Systems

Standard Platforms: Robot Clipping Systems

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Standard Platforms: Robot Clipping Systems

Standard Platforms: Robot Clipping Systems

APL has developed standardised platforms offering ease of use and fast, high-quality assembly to customers in the automotive sector.

Semi-automated and Fully automated Clipping Machines

The Robot Clipping Machines provide a standardised platform offering ease of use and fast, high-quality assembly
to customers in the automotive sector. The poka-yoke design ensures proper clip assembly of automotive
interior and exterior moulded components.

Clipping Application

■ Single or Multi-Robot Cell
■ Bowl feeder system(s)
■ Full Poke Yoke for clip present

Ultrasonic Welding Application

■ Single or Multi-Robot Cell
■ Ultrasonic welding system
■ Integrate welding in with the clipping operation

Injection Moulding Automation

Injection Moulding Automation

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Injection Moulding Automation

Injection Moulding Automation

APL’s robot-based automation for the plastics industry ranges from loading components into the injection moulding machine to finishing and assembling injection moulded parts.

APL provide plastics manufacturers with a competitive advantage with marked increases in productivity and high quality.

Robotic automation De-moulding and Assembly System

Robotic automtaion automated robot press loading system

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Robotic System Integration

Robotic System Integration

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Robotic System Integration

Robotic System Integration

Robotic Automatiopn

APL is an experienced UK based industrial robot integrator, specializes in the design and integration of custom robotic and automation systems for a variety of industries.

APL provide robot integration and automation with the selection of:

■ 6/7 Axis
■ SCARA
■ Vision Guided
■ Collaborative

Collaborative Robot

APL are experts in collaborative robot integration, providing a full bespoke manufacturing solution tailored for you. APL offer highly trained, skilled expertise in robotic integrations, mechanical design and build engineering etc.

Collaborative robots (cobots) are flexible and easy to program robots that work alongside operators without safety fencing and guarding. As a robotic system specialist with nearly 30 years’ experience, APL understand collaborative robot capabilities and technologies. We will analyse your application and provide best collaborative robot solution to meet the application’s needs and restrictions.

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Key Benefits
Single and Multiple robotic system
Single and Multiple robotic system
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Single and Multiple robotic system

High speed single and multiple robot solutions in different applications, including pick and place, welding, clipping, assembly, packaging and labeling.
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User-friendly
Fast and simple changeover
‘Plug and play’ design
Short payback
Poka-Yoke design
Special requirements are available upon request
Single and Multiple robotic system
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Single and Multiple robotic system

High speed single and multiple robot solutions in different applications, including pick and place, welding, clipping, assembly, packaging and labeling.
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User-friendly
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User-friendly

Easy to program new or modified parts and needing very little operator training
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Fast and simple changeover
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Fast and simple changeover

Fast and simple changeover for an almost limitless range of product variants. Flexible enough to justify automation even for small batch runs
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‘Plug and play’ design
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‘Plug and play’ design

‘Plug and play’ design for easy integration with a wide range of production equipment
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Short payback
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Short payback

Short payback period and impressive return on investment
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Poka-Yoke design
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Poka-Yoke design

Mistake-proofing system to prevent the errors in manufacturing/assembly process
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Solutions

Applications

Robotic Automation Robot spray booth for panoramic frames

Semi-automatic Panoramic Frame Spray Booth

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Robotic Automation Robot Automated Punching System

Robot Tank Punching Automation System

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Robotic Automation VariPic Conveyor with Robot and Vision 1

VariPic™ handles Typhoon valve seat with Springfit™ disposable mask skeleton

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Robotic Automation Automated Clipping & Welding System for Automotive Parts

Automated Side Panels Clipping & Welding System

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