Handling & Ergonomics Product: Palletizer offers layout, pattern flexibility

The Alvey 890 mid-speed case palletizer forms virtually any pattern with a range of package types and sizes on a variety of pallet types.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
October 13, 2010 - MMH Editorial

The Alvey 890 mid-speed case palletizer forms virtually any pattern with a range of package types and sizes on a variety of pallet types. Equipped with a standard pattern creation utility that has been enhanced to meet complex pattern requirements, the palletizer can build four different layer configurations in one load. Capable of rates up to 75 cases per minute, the unit features a compact footprint, flexible front and side discharge configurations, enhanced diagnostics and alarm history, low noise levels, Ethernet communication capabilities, and enhanced safety guarding with Category 3 controls. Intelligrated, 866-936-7300, www.intelligrated.com.



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