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Automatic Box Cutter Medical Industry

Automatic Box Cutter Medical Industry


The customer needed to automate an otherwise manual process. The system will be required to cut 3 sides based on orientation and feed the downstream while maintaining a rate of 30+ boxes per minute.


The goal for this project is to automate the current process for control, operator safety and labor reducing automation. The system will receive a box on the conveyor, automatically cut 3 sides based on orientation, and feed downstream.



  • Hugger Belts
  • Actuated spindle motors with custom blades
  • Energy efficient features (idle mode, Standby Mode)
  • Allen Bradley PLC control package w/ color PanelView Plus HMI
  • Infeed conveyor with side-shuttle singulation

Approximate Machine Dimensions: 12’L x  3’W x 7’H

Power Requirements: 480 VAC, 3 Phase, 30A

Pneumatic Requirements: 80PSI-5 SCFM