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2018 Quarter 4 Issue 37

Automation in Small Household Appliances Manufacturing

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As people's living standards continue to improve, more and more people are beginning to pursue a healthier lifestyle. Household electrical appliances can also be called soft appliances, which are home appliances that can improve people's quality of life. In particular, personal home appliances, such as hair dryers, electric razors, electric irons, electric toothbrushes, electronic beauty instruments, electronic massagers, etc. these products are small in size and easy to carry, which brings great convenience to people's daily life. With the help of national energy conservation and environmental protection policies, healthy and energy-saving household appliances are increasingly favored by consumers. Many small household electrical appliance enterprises are making efforts in the direction of “low carbon, energy saving and health”, and the small household electrical appliance industry will enter a new stage of development. The use of automated equipment production lines can effectively control costs, improve production efficiency, ensure product quality, and improve the overall competitiveness of enterprises.

An electric company in Guangdong mainly produces household beauty, health care appliances, and other household electrical appliances. At the end of 2017, in cooperation with the Shini Automation Department, 19 set of ST5 robots were ordered from Shini for automatic injection molding of Philips razor injection molded parts. In the same period, the whole plant conveying system was purchased, and the machine side conveyor belt was connected with the robot signal to realize fully automated operation. Planned converging conveyor lines and intelligent anti-collision system to effectively protect the appearance of the product and prevent surface defects caused by product superposition. After the equipment is put into use, the manipulator is stable in operation, and the cycle time of the injection molding machine is unified, the production efficiency and quality are obviously improved, and the customer is very satisfied.

Shini ST5 robot is designed to take out products and runners from injection molding machine, it can be divided to single-stage arm and telescopic-arm. They are suitable for 2-plate mold, 3-plate mold and hot-runner system. Capable of arranging, stacking, quality checking, insert-loading and other applications. It’s suitable for injection molding machine under 850T clamp force.