Conveying Workpiece Carriers Carrying Piece Goods with Defined Position and Orientation

Taktfähiges Kettenumlaufsystem TKU 02

Problem definition
Camshafts are conveyed into a processing machine (lathe), separated and positioned, so that the camshafts are clamped into the processing machine identically every time. Since the aim is to process different types of camshafts, the width of the conveyor system must be variably...

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Liftsystem 01

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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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System line for rhizotron screening 02

Problem definition
Planning, design, and construction of an automated system line for rhizotron screening (researching the root growth of plants). The rhizotron packages should be capable of being pivoted automatically and being removed individually for recurring photography in a darkened housing....

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Tray-Transfer- und Handlingsystem 01

Problem definition
For use with our patented, automation-ready reusable trays known as IKLTs (innovative small load trays), the customer requires a low-cost automation solution with semi-automatic transfer and an automatic unit for stacking and unstacking the trays from the base of the transport...

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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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Mobile test bench with storage system in a maritime container 06

Problem definition
In a testing process, containers need to be fed into a storage system and then discharged. After they are fed into the system, the containers need to be shaken and then positioned so that a robot can remove a sample. A worker fills the containers with products to be tested and...

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Mobile test bench with storage system in a maritime container 05

Problem definition
To feed and discharge containers from a multi-level storage system, the containers need to be raised to the various storage levels and then lowered again by a parallel storage line. The available space is very limited. The machine should be as reliable and require as little...

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Umlaufsystem Modul-Con 01

Problem definition
A conveyor system for tea candles should be integrated in an existing production system. In this regard the tea candle holders are filled at two stations and cooled via the residual section. In addition, the tea candle holders must be oriented to the customer-side tool carriers...

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Customized palet in corrosion-resistant design for a cleaning plant

Today, interlinking of machines with robotic automation is used to a significant extent for large-scale production. In addition to the optimal use of machine capacity, processing with maximum possible variants is also gaining more and more importance. Erhardt+Abt Automatisierungstechnik GmbH has...

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