Milacron to Offer Secondary Injection Unit for ROBOSHOT Machines

Roboshot MachineMilacron Holdings Corp., a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry now have the ability to offer molders in the Americas the Milacron-FANUC ROBOSHOT SI-20A, a vertically mounted secondary injection unit for ROBOSHOT machines. The ROBOSHOT SI-20A is a high precision, compact, all-electric vertically mounted secondary injection unit equipped with FANUC’s latest HMI Control and provides high molding performance, high sustainability, and ease of use.

Designed and developed by FANUC in Japan, the new FANUC ROBOSHOT SI-20A offers high quality, high technology, and precision. Compatible with ROBOSHOT Alpha and B-Series injection molding machines from 50 ton to 300 metric tons, SI-20A offers the same accuracy and repeatability as the latest Alpha Series ROBOSHOT. The SI-20A has a maximum shot capacity of 0.63 oz. (18 mm), with flexibility to work with different ROBOSHOT tonnages, and can be used with the previous ROBOSHOT model as well. Electrical cabinet of the machine is compact and easy to install.

Milacron plans to offer FANUC’s SI-300HA horizontally mounted 2nd injection unit capable of a 4.87 oz. (36 mm) shot capacity in the second half of 2017 for molders in the Americas looking to incorporate multi-shot or horizontal capabilities and 3K capabilities to their ROBOSHOT machines,

Shawn Reilley, President Advanced Plastics Processing Technologies (APPT), Milacron, said, “Milacron has enjoyed a strong relationship with FANUC for over 30 years. Milacron has sold over 5,600 FANUC machines over that time and we’re very excited to offer the SI-20A secondary unit to our loyal Milacron and ROBOSHOT customers in the Americas”.

Milacronis the only global company with a full-line product portfolio that includes hot runner systems, injection molding, blow molding and extrusion equipment plus a wide market range of advanced fluid technologies. Milacron offers breakthrough products from leading brands including Milacron, Mold-Masters, DME, Ferromatik, Uniloy and CIMCOOL.


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