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Solutions for production and logistics

Whether it’s cycle mode or continuous operation, fast or slow, light or heavy – our MAXOLUTION® system solutions for electrified monorail systems offer you the right drive and automation solutions with innovative technologies:

  • Powerful drive and application controller
  • Reliable switchable electrified monorail gear motors by coupling in the gearbox final stage
  • High-performance safety controller for comprehensive safety functions
  • Slotted waveguide technology for reliable and stable data transmission in a high bandwidth
  • Contactless energy transfer for particularly low-maintenance systems
  • Innovative software tools for engineering, project planning, simulation and startup

Application-specific functions for maximum efficiency and occupational health and safety of workers in production, among others:

  • Different travel speeds depending on position and load – also possible with SLS/SLP
  • Temporarily increasing the speeds for closing gaps
  • Adaptive buffer distances
  • Safe distance monitoring (SDM®) for a safely controlled distance between the vehicles
  • Safe envelopes for applications with lifting
  • Synchronization with other systems, e.g. “on the fly” marriage

MAXOLUTION® connected – innovative software solutions for networking shop floor automation and integration into the IT level:

  • Detailed online diagnostics of the vehicles using the MOVIVISION® parameterization and diagnostics software
  • Condition monitoring to improve system diagnostics and early failure detection
  • Simulation for the entire assembly process – from quality testing to productive operation
  • Digital twin of the production system – from OT to IT
  • EdgeDevices for data coupling of third-party I/O devices via MQTT
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  • MOVIPRO® PHC drive and application controller
    • Powerful with integrated frequency inverter from 2.2 kW to 22 kW – usually for the lifting axis
    • Other decentralized frequency inverters, e.g. travel and tilting axis, can be connected
    • Fast diagnostics via 7-segment display
    • Parameter memory for fast startup and device replacement
  • MOVISAFE® HM31-B safety controller
    • High-performance safety controller for advanced safety functions
    • Memory card for fast device replacement
    • Safe envelopes for applications with lifting
  • DataMatrix code tape and a safe 2D camera system
    • Safe position detection
  • Slotted waveguide technology
    • Safe WLAN communication from the vehicle to the MOVISAFE® HM31-B stationary safety controller
  • EMS drives, e.g. the HK series
    • Reliable switching thanks to coupling in the gear unit output stage
    • Several sizes ensure permitted wheel loads of 2500 to 40 000 N
  • MOVIVISION® parameterization and diagnostics software for detailed online diagnostics
  • MAXOLUTION® connected software modules
    • Digital twin of the production system with high-resolution 3D visualization
  • Options
    • MOVISAFE® UCS safety module for safety functions with less complexity
    • MOVITRANS® contactless energy transfer system
    • Keypad for manual movement of the vehicles

EMS safety electrified monorail systems are often used in automotive production:

  • As an application solution for heavy-duty EMS:
    • In the chassis line
    • In pivot mounting
  • As an application solution for light-duty EMS:
    • In assembly lines, for example for motor, door or cockpit assembly – each with or without lifting as well as optional additional axes

Conceptual schematic:
EMS safety for extended safety functionality

  1. MOVIPRO® PHC drive and application controller
  2. Brake resistor
  3. Hoist motors
  4. Remote PZO display with infrared interface for remote control
  5. WLAN client
  6. Antennas for communication
  7. Travel motors
  8. Decentralized inverter MOVIFIT FC®
  9. Tilting motors
  10. MOVISAFE® HM31 safety controller
  11. Data matrix reader PXV
  12. Rope encoder
  13. Additional sensor technology and switches

Conceptual schematic:
EMS safety for less complex safety functionality

  1. MOVIPRO® PHC drive and application controller
  2. Brake resistor
  3. Hoist motors
  4. Remote PZO display with infrared interface for remote control
  5. WLAN client
  6. Antennas for communication
  7. Decentralized inverter MOVIFIT FC®
  8. Travel motors
  9. PCV data matrix reader
  10. MOVISAFE® UCS safety module
  11. MOVISAFE® UCS expansion module for safe I/O.
  12. Rope encoder
  13. Additional sensor technology and switches
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  • MOVIPRO® PHE advanced drive and application controller
    • Powerful with integrated frequency inverter 1.5 kW – usually for the travel axis
    • Other decentralized frequency inverter can be connected
    • Fast diagnostics via 7-segment display
    • Parameter memory for fast startup and device replacement
  • Datamatrix code tape and a 2D camera system
    • For position detection
  • Slotted waveguide technology
    • WLAN communication from the vehicle to the stationary segment controller UHX-65
  • EMS gear motors, e.g. the HW/HK series
    • Reliable switching thanks to coupling in the gear unit output stage
    • Several sizes ensure permitted wheel loads of 2500 to 40 000 N
  • MOVIVISION® parameterization and diagnostics software for detailed online diagnostics
  • MAXOLUTION® connected software modules
    • Digital twin of the production system with high-resolution 3D visualization
  • Options
    • MOVISAFE® UCS safety module for safety functions with less complexity
    • MOVITRANS® contactless energy transfer system
    • Keypad for manual movement of the vehicles

EMS advanced electric monorail systems are often used in automotive production as an application solution for light-duty EMS:

  • In assembly lines, e.g. for door or cockpit assembly
  • For floor-free transport in internal logistics, e.g. for battery, motor or seat transport

Conceptual schematic:
EMS advanced

  1. MOVIPRO® PHE drive and application controller
  2. Travel motor
  3. MOVISAFE® UCS safety module
  4. Additional sensors and switches
  5. Remote display PZO with infrared interface for remote control
  6. Antennas for communication
  7. PCV data matrix reader

Conceptual schematic:
EMS advanced with contactless energy transmission

  1. MOVIPRO® PHE advanced drive and application controller
  2. Travel motor
  3. MOVITRANS® pick-up heads
  4. MOVISAFE® UCS safety module
  5. Additional sensors and switches
  6. Remote PZO display with infrared interface for remote control
  7. WLAN client
  8. Antennas for communication
  9. PCV data matrix reader
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  • MOVIPRO® PHE basic drive and application controller
    • Powerful with integrated frequency inverter 1.5 kW
    • Control or feedback via half-wave signals on the conductor rails (command and signal rail)
    • Fast diagnostics via 7-segment displays and 16 status LEDs
    • Parameter memory for fast startup and device replacement
    • More detailed diagnostics via PC interface on the controller
  • Optical/inductive proximity switch
    • Distance monitoring to ahead EMS vehicles
  • Half-wave modules stationary
    • HTM (half-wave transmission module) for the command rail
    • HRM (half-wave receiving module) for the signal rail
    • Speed switching via half-wave commands or magnetic switch
  • EMS gear motors, e.g. the HW/HK series
    • Reliable switching thanks to coupling in the gear unit output stage
    • Several sizes ensure permitted wheel loads of 2500 to 40 000 N
  • MOVIVISION® parameterization and diagnostics software for detailed online diagnostics
  • Options
    • MOVISAFE® UCS safety module for safety functions with less complexity
    • Keypad for manual movement of the vehicles

The EMS basic electrified monorail system is a cost-efficient application solution with a simple control concept for light-duty EMS.

  • It is often used in automotive production:
    • For simple assembly lines, e.g. for transporting doors and cockpits
    • For simple transport tasks, e.g. for transporting parts/goods
  • Other areas of application:
    • In the food, beverage and manufacturing industry
    • For retrofit in existing systems with the same control principle

Conceptual schematic:
EMS basic with simple control concept

  1. MOVIPRO® PHE basic drive and application controller
  2. Travel motor
  3. MOVISAFE® UCS safety module
  4. Additional sensors and switches
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  • Automation bundle with open interface
    • For operation on standard controllers with Industrial Ethernet interface
  • Mobile MOVI-C® CONTROLLER and optional MOVISAFE® UCS software modules
    • MOVIKIT® RGS software modules, including for barcode positioning
    • STO and SLS safety functions and charge-dependent acceleration
  • MOVITRAC® advanced
    • Different power classes and scalable expansion stages
  • EMS gear motors, e.g. of the HW/HK series
    • Reliable switching thanks to coupling in the gear unit output stage
    • Several sizes ensure permitted wheel loads of 2500 to 40 000 N
  • Slotted waveguide technology or rail bus
    • PROFINET, PROFIsafe or EtherNet/IPTM communication via slotted waveguide or CAN rail bus

Automation bundle for electric monorail system (light load), electric floor conveyor, pallet transfer shuttle for internal transport in logistics

Scalable expansion stages for customized project planning: control cabinet, automation packages, components

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