The company ABUS, founded in 1924, is one of the market leaders in matters of safety. Tailor-made intra-logistics complete solutions are among the company specific strengths of BLUME-ROLLEN GMBH. MSF Vathauer Antriebstechnik offers motor starters and frequency converters integrated in FieldPower®.
In the course of the warehouse extension in the ABUS plant “Wetter”, pallets containing finished products are fully automatically buffered in a standalone accumulating conveyor in a tunnel linking two logistics buildings. From there, asrequired, they are then reliably and automatically transported further. Standard components from Blume Förderanlagen‘s pallet conveying technology range, which have been adapted to suit these requirements, are to be used.
The conveyor consists of roller conveyors with an individual drive. These are then operated via the internal control logic of the Mono-Switch FieldPower® EvenThinking. As soon as a part is detected, it is identified via a sensor connected to the motor starter. The signal is passed on to the relevant drives and processed in accordance with the assigned process. When a conveyed item arrives at its destination, a confirmation of receipt is reported and the next item to be conveyed can follow.
The customer benefit
The use of Mono-Switch FieldPower® Even Thinking from MSF Vathauer constitutes a significant cost saving for the automation of the conveyor system takes place without a higher-level control system. This also enables the customised and needs-based control of products and goods. Later extensions or changes can be carried out without any problems.