Conveying Piece Goods with Undefined Position and Orientation

Kunststoffflaschen Zusammenführung

Customer requirement
A manufacturer of hollow plastic objects needs a cooling line for plastic bottles. The bottles are ejected from the blow moulding machine in two lines and must then be converged on a conveyor line for feeding to the subsequent cutting machine and inspection. The bottles must be…

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Maskenproduktion Entnahme

Task
mk must deliver a large number of conveyors to a longtime customer in a short time frame. The conveyors are needed for a plant that must produce up to 100 respirator masks per minute in a fully automatic process. As the demand for such plants is extremely high due to the spread of the…

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Transport von Kartonagen Titel

Task
Unfolded shoe boxes first need to be sprayed with adhesive and then folded in the next machine in a packaging plant. A conveyor must transport the cartons past the spraying units, around a curve and to the box folding machine. The system is designed to process up to 115 cartons per minute,…

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Dynamischer Puffer Ansicht 01

Task
Products have different shapes, materials and texturessome surfaces are very sensitive or packaging is often not dimensionally stable. In order to store the products as carefully as possible on transport lines, a system is to be developed that buffers the products without back pressure and…

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Assignment
A warehouse for wooden furniture panels was looking for a solution for picking, collecting and transporting the panels from the warehouse. Panels of differing sizes for each order needed to be conveyed ready for subsequent packing. Their dimensions varied greatly, from very small at…

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Versaflex Flaschenpacktisch

Task
Bottles need to be discharged in a bottling line for consumer goods. They must be briefly buffered on the conveyor before they are manually processed. Work surfaces directly on the conveyor were required to allow workers to pack the bottles into boxes.

mk solution
The solution features the…

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Versaflex Depalettierer 01

Task
Cardboard slip sheets must be removed from a depalletising machine. The slip sheets are both stacked on the conveyor and removed on the discharge end manually. During this process, they must be conveyed to a height of approx. 1,600 mm. The conveyor must be indexing and run in three-shift…

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Portalzuführung 01

Task
Turned parts with a wide range of lengths (16 types) must be feed to a grinder. The feeding process must be performed horizontally and with only one belt conveyor. The workpieces are positioned by hand and removed by a gantry gripper provided by the customer. In order to keep the standstill…

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Puffer Speicher Glasfläschchen

Task
Glass vials must be stored and buffered after being filled for a pharmaceutical manufacturer. The vials must be separated during an additional step and then transferred to the line prior to being fed for sealing, labelling and scanning. Since the vials have been filled, but not yet sealed,…

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Anlagenverkettung mit Stichproben Ausschleusung 02

Problem definition
In a production process for pharmaceutical products, glass bottles are to be supplied to a packaging station. The interlinking system is to transport 180 bottles per minute and should contain a sample separator. Both the side rail and the separator must be configurable to…

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