RPC Pool Operators and Wash Plants

Product: RPC Sorting Solutions:

“Do we sort Before or After cleaning?”


RPC and crate service providers receive soiled and unsorted RPCs and crates at their warehouses each day and must determine whether to sort them before or after they are cleaned.



Smarte Automation partners with pooling and service providers in answering this question by analyzing their:

  • Logistical processes
  • Pool flow
  • Required Quantity of sizes to be sorted
  • Cost per sorted RPC
  • Available space
  • Investment level
  • Required throughput


Solutions include:

  • Automatic removal of unsorted RPCs from pallets
  • Size recognition utilizing laser vision or bar code technology
  • High speed sorting conveyors and eject systems
  • Tracking, tracing and counting processes
  • Stacking and palletizing of sorted RPCs