Erdman Automation - One Man Robotic IG Cell (OMRC)
Safety and Speed
Officials for Erdman Automation say their company continues to aim for making high output operations safe with as few employees as possible. The company introduced a new feature for its Erdman Dura or Super Spacer High Speed IG Line that incorporates a robot for unloading. Robotics make operating safer for employees by unloading directly into a prepared sash or a staging rack, reducing the chance of injury when handling and unloading large, heavy insulating glass units (IGUs). Meanwhile, the company's One Man Robotic IG Cell (OMRC) for insulating glass is designed to require just one operator, with a cycle time of approximately 45 seconds per 2-ft. by 3-ft. unit without grids (approximately a minute with).