The Cobot Feeder from PBC Linear assists collaborative robots and other types of automation robots by consistently loading and unloading material dunnage trays within the cobot/robot-accessible work area.
The Cobot Feeder includes a base storage and retrieval unit with a cobot pedestal, an enclosed steel rack dunnage tower with a 17-tray capacity, an HMI touch screen display for easy lift control, Ethernet IP, Modbus, and standard cobot communications.
The Cobot Feeder is designed to address material handling and labor shortage issues by boosting cobot production without significant increases in labor.
PBC Linear created the Cobot Feeder to help manufacturers achieve a higher return on their investment. Paybacks can be achieved in as little as two months with a Cobot Feeder and cobot operating 24/7.
This versatile CNC machine-tending tool provides a standardized platform for storing, staging, and delivering parts into position, supplying cobots with a precision loading and unloading station.
Easily Integrate with Any Cobot or Robot
Supports Cobot Accuracy and Repeatability
Set Up an Entire Day's Work in Under 5 min.
Allows Parts to be Run All Day or Night
Entire System is Safe and Collaborative
Affordable Out of the Box Solution
The Cobot Feeder helps create a more engaging, more fulfilling, and safer work environment, making the work place more appealing to young recruits and helping to retain experienced workers who seek skill development and an improved workplace atmosphere.
Each Cobot Feeder base package comes complete with the following features:
The Cobot Feeder is compatible with any cobot and most robots, provided they can reach within the plane of the trays. Contact us if you have questions regarding the compatibility of your cobot/robot.
The Cobot Feeder is typically used for machine tending applications but there are more use cases where the Cobot Feeder will improve productivity. They include pick & place, dispensing, palletizing, and assembly applications. Contact us to see if the Cobot Feeder would be a good fit for your application.
Yes, trays and any custom molded tray inserts. Inserts are made to perfectly fit your part for each application. Grippers to suit your part(s). You can also choose to purchase additional carts or upgrade the mounting arm from a static to swivel arm.
While we do offer installation services for the Cobot Feeder unit, we encourage you to reach out to one of our local resellers to install and set up the Cobot Feeder and cobot. Contact us for a list of trusted resellers in your area.
As long as the parts can fit inside our 18-inch x 26-inch trays, size shouldn’t be an issue. There is a 3-inch gap between each tray in the rack tower, but if you have taller parts you can always remove trays to make space vertically. However, the load is limited to a max of 50 lb per tray. Contact us to find out if your part is compatible with our Cobot Feeder.
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