The Sandwich Factory

Client: Undisclosed (National Subsidiary of Multinational Corporation).

Sector: Food & drinks processing.

Application: Triangular sandwich picking, packing and inspecting.

Problem: High density labour dependency and high overheads.

Solution: Automated guarded industrial robot cell integrated with existing Trepko machinery to inspect accuracy of diagonal cut and integrity of filling and assembly before erecting into upright position; receive and rotate sandwich halves180° before placing into skillets; and accommodate temporary mismatches in throughput between consecutive processes.

Patents: GB2567716 / GB2580484

How it works

Design Story

Lidding Design