METHOD AND DEVICE FOR POSITIONING AND/OR HANDLING CARCASSES AND/OR CARCASS PARTS DURING THE SLAUGHTER OF ANIMALS ON AN INDUSTRIAL SCALE

Fecha de publicación: 25/06/2021
Fuente: WIPO Meat
The present invention relates to a device for automatically positioning and/or handling and/or transporting a stunned animal or a carcass and/or a carcass part of a slaughtered animal during the slaughter process of animals on an industrial scale, comprising: a controlled first robotic manipulator with at least four axis, at least one suction element and/or at least one mechanical meat gripper for contacting a surface of the stunned animal or carcass and/or carcass part, an extractor connected to the at least one suction element for performing a suction effect in the suction element and/or an actuator connected to the at least one meat gripper for making the meat gripper gripping a part of the stunned animal, the carcass or the carcass part, and at least one controller for controlling the robotic manipulator, the extractor and/or the actuator.