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

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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Compact Workpiece Carrier Circulation System 01

Problem definition
A workpiece carrier circulation system is required for integration into a machine in a logistics process. The circulation system should be as compact as possible and offer suitable connection points so that it can be used as an individual component within the machine.

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Turn Station with Lift-and-Traverse Conveyor

Problem definition
In a food production application, stacked pallets need to be rotated by 90° and then further transported in the same direction so that they can be transferred to a buffer system. The pallets have a length/width ratio of 1 : 2.5, which is unfavourable for rotary motion. One pallet...

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Flexible interlinking using flat top chain conveyors 01

Problem definition
In a production system for industrial filters, multiple, separate machining stations need to be interlinked. The interlinks should be as compact as possible. Products of different sizes need to be processed with minimal retooling times. The machine tools should also be able to...

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Flexible five-line belt conveyor 02

Problem definition
Sheets of various sizes need to be conveyed in a metalworking application. The conveyor technology needs to be easily adjustable for different sheet formats. It also needs to be mobile and flexible. The solution needs to support a total load of 100 kg, and only low speeds are...

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Curved modular belt conveyor and turnover device 01

Problem definition
Interlinking of a production line on which steel parts of different dimensions are machined. The steel parts must be conveyed and turned during transport. Curves and variations in height must be negotiated during transport. Grinding residues and cooling lubricants are to be...

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Liftsystem 01

Problem definition
In order to link a manufacturing process, during which a machine that is integrated downstream, functions at a slower speed but operates longer, a transfer system is required using a buffer zone for 40 pallets arranged in 5 levels and capable of transporting a total load of 10...

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Magnet-S-Conveyor 03

Problem definition
Linking a production system for brake shoes. Continuous transport of ferromagnetic workpieces from a transfer height of 1,000 mm to a transport elevation of approx. 2,500 mm. During transport, the products must not change their position. The conveyor must be adjusted to meet the...

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Tray palletizer 01

Problem definition
Empty or loaded trays for turned steel parts are to be loaded or unloaded in a fully automated process. For the subsequent automation, the trays are to be buffered upstream and downstream of the palletizing station. Thus, after manual loading of the empty-tray buffer, the system...

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Mobile test bench with storage system in a maritime container 01

Problem definition
For a testing process, an entire system needs to be integrated into a maritime container so that the system can be used worldwide. Space is therefore extremely limited. A worker sorts the products to be tested into containers. The containers need to be conveyed into the system,...

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