The Lift and Rotate unit is designed to turn pallets 90° or 180° in a clockwise or counterclockwise direction. The unit uses pneumatics (lift portion) and servo motors (rotating portion) for ultra-smooth rotational motion and acceleration. Servo motors are customizable for special applications that demand continuous rotational motion, such as winding operations or visual inspection requiring multiple view angles. It can also act as a lift-and-bypass unit, lifting pallets and placing them on a shelf so other pallets can pass through.
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