AUTOMATION.

With our own automation division for a complete solution

The use of robots and automation solutions is also becoming increasingly common in the rubber processing industry. LWB has recognised this trend for a long time now, and realises a wide range of innovative solutions for a broad spectrum of sectors. With the foundation of LWB Automation, the spectrum of products and services was massively expanded once again.

Due to the nature of the material and the high temperature in the mould area, rubber moulded parts are harder to “pick up” than thermoplastic moulded parts. Innovative solutions are therefore needed to automate the handling of moulded parts. Our know-how is reflected in complex and turnkey systems.

The automation of parts starts with the integration of robots with the press. Then inserts can be loaded and finished parts - and runners - removed individually or together. This is followed by the placement of moulded parts either on pallets or their onward transport to a reworking station.