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palletize

[′pal·ə‚tīz]
(industrial engineering)
To package material for convenient handling on a pallet or lift truck.
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The Minneapolis installation, which begins next month and is to commence operation in summer, will palletize 740,000 weekly comic packages produced by the paper on two Heidelberg NP630 inserters.
The boxes of bread are placed on one of two inclined conveyors that take them up to an overhead mezzanine where a robot palletizes them.
On a heavy day, the robot palletizes as many as 70 pallets of 25-pound pails, a total of 3,300 pails.
The answer was an automated articulated-arm robotic palletizer with a vacuum end-effector that could palletize both pails and cases.
Lighting, the system palletizes cases of small glass reflectors that are used in overhead projectors and spot lighting.
A single Cartesian robot, mounted on a track, palletizes 12 different products at one time in Polaroid's Negative Film Manufacturing Division.
You can palletize or load-form by hand of course, and that might be appropriate with low throughput or light individual packages.
Not so anymore, thanks to a single packaging machine that stretch wraps as it palletizes (FMC).
Dow Corning's solution was a machine that automatically palletizes and wraps pallet loads-in a single step.
As the robot palletizes, the PlC also tallies the number of cartons per pallet.