Automatic handling equipment (artificial hand) called Versatran tested at Hatfield
AUTOMATIC HANDLING EQUIPMENT CALLED 'VERSATRAN'.
Various shots of the 'Versatran' - an artificial arm and a hand construction grab which is controlled from large panels. Developed in the USA by American Machine & Foundry Company. The grab is seen picking up a large bobbin and placing it in a box. The control panel can be programmed in advance so the grab can be operated in advance. Demonstration by Mr D C Hall..
Date found in the old record - 23/02/1967.