Aluminium Profile Structures under Various Operating Conditions

Fahrerlose Transportsysteme 03

Task
Motor blocks and cylinder heads are manufactured and assembled at an automobile manufacturer. Various motor components need to be flexibly supplied for mounting on the main line so that they can be subsequently assembled. There is no interim storage on the assembly line, meaning that production…

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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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Montagebühne 01

Problem definition
A European helicopter and aircraft component manufacturer requires various mobile assembly platforms and work platforms for the assembly of helicopters. These platforms have to be adapted to the height and contours of the helicopters and fitted with different levels and in some…

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XYZ-Achs-Handling

Problem definition
An automated transport system is used in a laboratory environment to transport drawers to various positions in a cabinet incubator as well as to a position for manual loading and unloading. There is also an option for a visual assessment (qualitative assessment of the objects). A…

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Brückenkonstruktion Reinraumprofil

Problem definition
In a production plant for pharmaceutical products a mobile bridge construction over a conveying path is required as part of the fire protection concept. The purpose of this bridge is to ensure that the nearest escape door can be reached and ensure compliance with the escape…

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Folienmaschine für Lieferscheintaschen

Problem definition
A foil wrapping machine for manufacturing delivery note pockets with glued-on hook-and-loop fasteners is to be fully retrofitted and renovated. The machine processes 80 m of foil or silicone paper fully automatically to produce 1,000 delivery note pockets per minute. The system’s…

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Messkammer 01

Problem definition
Measuring chambers are required for integration in a semi-automated production plant. The chambers must be completely enclosed and blacked out for the use of 3D camera systems. The products to be inspected are to be transferred to the chamber using automated guided vehicle systems…

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Intelligent software independently learns to detect, distinguish between and rate optical defects. The system described inspects small lacquered parts in a cycle. It also automates the quality assurance process in the production of small parts. The fact that the software can even see the faults is…

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Transport ölhaltiger, scharfkantiger Produkte mit Knickförderer

Problem definition
Two machines in a pipe machining process need to be interlinked. Trimmed pipe pieces need to be transported to the next machine where they can be stamped. The pipe pieces are oily and have sharp edges. The interlink system must open to allow vehicles and transport boxes to pass…

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Branche Batterieproduktion

Problem definition
A modular and flexible process and systems concept was required for a research project. Metal foils needed to be coated with electrode material for the production of lithium-ion batteries. Aluminium or copper is used as the substrate, depending on whether cathodes or anodes are…

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