Scottish Courage

Compass instaledl 22 Schaefer Linear Robotic Palletisers across the Scotthish and Newcastle sites in Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester, Tadcaster and Reading.

The project featured the ability to palletise and depalletise kegs and casks onto plastic locator boards, special cases, pallets and wooden layer pads. A multipurpose clamping head incorporated an integrated locator board as a separating device for safely stacking products. A number of the clamping heads were fitted with automatic locater board changes for different stack configurations.

A special chain conveyor system was fitted for product movement and storage in the holding and distribution areas.

The new capacity enables the handling of 750 – 1200 kegs an hour, handling 30-100 litre kegs in formations of 4, 6, and 8.

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