S3000 Anti Collision with a sensing range up to 15 Meter at Jungheinrich

Now made possible: More vehicles in narrow aisles

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In mobile applications, the S3000 Anti Collision safety laser scanner offers by far the largest sensing range for a field where safety is key: 15 meters. Working closely with Jungheinrich, SICK has developed a solution to provide efficient protection for narrow aisle trucks. Thanks to this new solution, two or more industrial trucks can now be used in one narrow aisle for the first time ever. It forms the ideal basis for improving throughput and flexibility while still ensuring maximum safety. Continue reading

“SMART SENSORS” FOR MADE-TO-ORDER PRODUCTS

Speedy changeovers and quick product swaps

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The customer of today expects to be able to order a product that meets his exact needs and wishes. He mixes his own muesli. He picks his favorite chocolates for his chocolate box. He designs his own label for his champagne. He wants shoes that fit his feet exactly, in his favorite material and color. All of these options will affect the packaging process.    Continue reading

Lector65x System

The perfect combination of benefits in a single system

Modern logistics processes are a force to be reckoned with: They can handle around 200,000 parcels an hour at one single reloading point. But they are also extremely demanding: They need increased safety for sorting, increased safety for identifying, and increased safety for classifying products. To prevent blockages in the parcel stream, companies have to know how to handle this flow and adapt it. So that warehouse management processes can run smoothly at all times, every single inbound and outbound product has to be recorded correctly. Sensors for identifying objects and measuring volumes are key to ensuring that data in the material flow is reliable. Sensor systems for identifying objects, measuring volumes, and weighing items set a new standard when it comes to flexibility in the logistics industry. Continue reading

Automotive | Flexible automation with RFID

Dream car: custom orders require flexibility in production and logistics

On the Internet, customers can create their dream car in a matter of moments. The options are endless: which model? Which color? Equipment? Engine? Petrol or diesel? You can customize almost every detail. However, this has an immense impact on the production concept. All the necessary components have to be ready for the production line so that the customer’s dream car is ready as soon as possible. The real challenge here is making sure that exactly the right components are available at exactly the right time. Thanks to the RFID solutions by SICK, all this is possible. Continue reading

3D content verification

Packaging identification with ConVer: So that everything is where it should be

Half way through the assembly of your new furniture, you can’t find the next part. You realize that the part is missing and was not delivered in the box, and thus you cannot finalize and start using your furniture. Situations like this are a real headache for customers and manufacturers alike. So to ensure product quality and customer satisfaction, it is absolutely essential to have end-of-line monitoring processes in place such as a thorough check on whether packages contain everything that they’re supposed to. The ConVer system from SICK allows you to optimize these checks to suit your needs, making expensive complaints for incomplete products a thing of the past. Continue reading