Swabbing on the run

    Glass Worldwide, May/June 2016


    All four high speed Tandem IS machines at Ardagh’s Moerdijk glass container plant near Rotterdam have been equipped with specially developed robots to perform essential mould swabbing duties. The Ardagh Glass project team responsible for this innovative technology has worked closely with Heye International and robotics specialist Socabelec to create a system that provides significant productivity and cost saving benefits.