Conveying with Specific Functions: Rotating, Lifting, Lowering, Separating, Buffering, Storing, Stopping and Swivelling

Drehtisch Glastiegel 3

In the cosmetics industry, glass pots need to be transferred automatically to a filling station. On delivery, the pots are unpacked manually and placed on the feeding system. To avoid the workers having to continuously place individual pots on the feeding system, the pots are loaded in batches,…

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Vakuumförderer Kaffeekapseln 01

When coffee capsules are manufactured, they must be transported out of the filling system in such a way that they cannot tip. 16 capsules each in 2 rows are discharged by a multi-gripper on a linear axis with a cycle of 2.4 seconds. To clear the storage position, the capsules must be moved 860 mm in…

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Fördersystem mit Arbeitsplatz

An automotive supplier required a transport system with a height-adjustable workbench that could be used to separate and test components. The workpieces were round with various diameters and were placed on the conveyor system by robots in twenty-second cycles.

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Retourenbearbeitung 01

A belt conveyor is required for the automatic processing of returned items of clothing in the mail order business. The returned items of clothing are packed in plastic bags and must be fired out of the packaging machine with great momentum into the collection bags on an overhead conveyor system.

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Sortiereinheit für Bücherrückgabe

Task
A library automation system is required to give staff more time to advise and assist customers. The intention is for books, videos and CDs to be returned automatically by the customers themselves. The systems should be able to process the different media formats without any retrofitting. Media…

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Wendeförderer

Definition of the task
The customer produces wine gums. The transport packaging – that is, the boxes for the wine gums – are to be printed in the system so that they can then be stacked on pallets. The boxes each weigh a maximum of 9 kg. They need to be conveyed and rotated by 90°, from lengthwise…

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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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Andruckkrollen 02

Problem definition
During the production of chocolate bars, the bars are to be transported from the packaging machine to a downstream conveyor. There is only very limited space available. A height difference of around 480 mm and a 90° curve must be circumnavigated. During the vertical ascent, the…

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Gurtförderer Magnetwalze Schrotttrennung

Problem definition
A car manufacturer wants to optimise the recycling process in the outfeed of a sheet metal punch press. Aluminium scrap parts must be separated from steel scrap parts and sorted by type. The sheet metal parts should be transported on a belt conveyor with a cut-resistant belt and…

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Mobile Zuführung und Vereinzelung von Pralinen 01

Problem definition
In a confectionery production department, packaged chocolates need to be separated upon exiting the individual packaging unit and conveyed to the repackaging process. The conveyor unit needs to be mobile in design so that it can be used on different production lines. In addition,…

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