Depositing and Instrumentation projects

Non-contact gripper
A vacuum based gripper that suspends the object in an annular air flow… basically a vacuum cleaner that doesn’t swallow! (Developed with INBIS for FPFP)


Hygienic depositor
A push only (no suck) crevice free low shear depositor for lumpy, viscous and shear sensitive materials.
(Developed with RHM and FPFP)


3d shaping system for extruders

Product Encoder
A non-contact product speed sensor to allow optimal and automatic setting of conveyor speeds.

(Developed for FPFP)



Nozzle Flow sensor

A technology demonstrator for  cheap flow sensor for checking that nozzles remain unblocked