Conveying Workpiece Carriers Carrying Piece Goods with Defined Position and Orientation

Cycling Chain Conveyor with Immersion Bath 01

Problem definition
An automated cleaning station with an immersion bath is required in an assembly line for metal spindles. The spindles are loaded onto the conveyor by a customer-provided handling system and then transported into the cleaning solution, where they are rinsed. Any fluid and dirt...

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Verkettung als Montagevorrichtung 01

Problem definition
Two production steps in the manufacture of shafts for spinning machines need to be interlinked. The customer requires a compact workpiece carrier circulation system for round, upright products. A worker loads the workpiece carriers, which are to be conveyed around 90° to the next...

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Verkettungen für  die Lebensmittelproduktion 01

Problem definition
Food production application requires automated interlinking of multiple production steps and circulation of pallets. Multiple pallets with relatively high loads need to be transported. The conveyor systems need to be able to buffer the pallets. Pass-through clearances need to be...

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Puffern von Paletten 01

Problem definition
Stacked pallets need to be dynamically buffered in a food production application. A storage capacity of about 500 pallets is required, which corresponds to about 30,000 products.

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Buffer consisting of ZRF-P 2040.02 timing belt conveyors on two levels. The timing belt...

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Lifts for Packaged Food Products 01

Problem definition
Stacked pallets in a food production application need to be lifted so that they can be buffered on multiple levels. Pallet stacks weighing 50 kg each need to be transported. The stroke length is approximately 3300 mm. The machine needs to lift and lower but also convey in order to...

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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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Erweiterung von Verkettungen 02

Problem definition
An existing interlink for transferring pallets in a food production application needs to be expanded. Capacities and production need to be increased from about 500 pallets to around 1500 pallets. This corresponds to approximately 100,000 products in the final expansion stage....

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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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Semi-automated Workstation Interlinking 02

Problem definition
Design, construction and start-up of a semi-automated workstation interlink system for rotating assemblies for stretching synthetic fibres. The workpiece carriers are provided in three different variants for the rotors, the housings and the finished assemblies. Part of the...

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Three-Axis Handling with Heavy-Duty Roller Conveyor 01

Problem definition
The customer required a palletiser with a connected tray recirculation system: Pallet trucks are used to feed Euro pallets loaded with trays into the system and then remove them again at the end of the process. The palletiser destacks filled trays from the pallets and feeds them...

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