Sorting Meatballs with Robot

May 4 2023 | Non classé

Are you a scrap processor or steel mill struggling to find enough workers to sort and pick copper materials from your shredded ferrous streams? Look no further, as we have a solution for you that is safer, more cost-efficient, and will improve your consistency, productivity, and speed. 

Meatballs, or electric motors, in the shredder stream can cause problems for scrap processors and steel mills seeking the best ferrous possible. Unfortunately, separating meatballs is a challenging and labor-intensive task, requiring skilled workers to identify and remove them by hand. Moreover, this process can be dangerous for workers, as meatballs can weigh 20-plus pounds and require lifting and carrying, which can cause injuries. 

But now, thanks to advancements in artificial intelligence technology, you can replace human pickers with AI robots that can do the job faster, safer, and more cost-effectively. Waste Robotics offers robots that can identify, measure the composition of materials, size, and grasp with ultra-accurate and solid grippers the objects that need to be recovered. The “Gripper AI” employs advanced methods and features, such as Instance Segmentation, to locate and mask specific objects for contouring. This allows the Gripper AI to issue precise commands to the gripper, instructing it to open its claws to a specific width and angle for optimal grasping and pick effectiveness (as seen below, refers to yellow lines) while avoiding any potential damage to the object.

By using AI robots to sort and pick copper materials, you can reduce the risk of injuries to workers, increase your productivity, and improve your consistency. 

Implementing AI robots in your recycling process can be especially useful for sorting electric motors found in appliances, such as refrigerators, air conditioners, dishwashers, and smaller electric machines like fans and computers, as well as larger electric vehicles like trucks and cars. With the help of these robots, you can increase the efficiency of your recycling process, reduce your labor costs, and improve the quality of your end product. 

In conclusion, AI robots offer an excellent solution for replacing human pickers in your recycling process. By using this technology, you can increase your efficiency, reduce your labor costs, and improve the quality of your end product. Waste Robotics’ AI robots can help you sort and pick copper material, while cost-effective products can extract the meatballs from your ferrous streams. So why not take action today and start improving your recycling process with AI robots? 

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