Automatic Loading and Unloading Added to Plasma Cutting Systems

March 2006
Metal Center News;Mar2006, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p46
Trade Publication
The article features the Mini Server Material Handling System that operates with the Platino laser-cutting systems to automate loading and unloading, developed by Prima Laser Tools. The Mini Server System has an automatic arm and fork-type pick-up device. Its lifting arm has suction cups that can be adjusted for any sheet size.


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