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Automated Machine Tending

Overview

Machine tending is one of the most common applications for collaborative robots in the industry. Cross has helped numerous customers implement turn-key machine tending solutions that increase efficiency and redirect human workers to more desirable, higher value tasks. Are you interested in learning more about the machine tending solutions we provide? Contact a Cross team member today to discuss your project or application in detail and see how our solutions can benefit your operation.

Robotic machine tending typically produces a very quick return on investment. Cross has expertise tending a variety of machines including CNC, press brakes, injection molders, and laser etchers just to name a few! Cross automated machine tending solutions are available in mobile or fixed configurations depending on application needs.

The Cross Automated Machine Tending solution is designed to operate a CNC machine tending without constant manual operator interaction. In today’s tight labor market, it’s increasingly difficult to find workers and keep them in repetitive, dull jobs. With a quick ROI period, this solution frees up these workers to do more complicated tasks that can’t be done through automation.

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The Cross Automated Press Brake Tending solution is designed to operate a press brake without constant manual operator interaction. In today’s tight labor market, it’s increasingly difficult to find workers and keep them in repetitive, dull jobs. With a quick ROI period, this solution frees up these workers to do more complicated tasks that can’t be done through automation.

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