Conveying Piece Goods with Undefined Position and Orientation

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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Drehtisch 01

Problem definition
In a production process for ball bearings, ball bearing races of various sizes are manually positioned at the corresponding processing stations. Since the cycle times vary and to prevent the worker from constantly having to set and remove parts, a simple and cost-effective...

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Belt Conveyor for Granules 01

Problem definition
Unpackaged granules need to be transported in a food production application. The conveyor technology needs to provide constant transport in a straight line; there are no requirements regarding the position or orientation of the product being conveyed. The system is part of the...

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Interlinking for canister transport with a bridge 01

Problem definition
Two machining stations in a plastic canister production process need to be interlinked. The solution has to cope with inconvenient spatial constraints: Empty canisters need to be conveyed along a curve and past another machine so that they can be brought back to the original feed...

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Translucent conveyor for visual inspection 01

Problem definition
A conveyor with a transillumination station is needed for visual inspection in an automated production application. In this station the products are illuminated through the belt and examined with cameras or the naked eye for material defects, incorrect positioning, completeness or...

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Vakuumförderer für Vliesstreifen 01

Problem definition
For an application in the production of non-woven strips, cut sections of non-woven fabric need to be transported from one machining station to the next. The material is very thin and light. The system needs to run at a high speed of 140 m/min. The strips must be transferred from...

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Interlinking stamped parts 01

Problem definition
In a metalworking application, round stamped parts in various formats need to be transported from one machine tool to the next. The interlink needs to bridge a slight height difference. The parts must be conveyed at 90°, then straight ahead for a section, and then at 90° again....

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