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Final assembly in automotive engineering

  • Final assembly in the automotive industry

    Where the vehicle takes its final shape

In the final assembly stage, the body and drive train are brought together to create individual cars for customers. This "union" takes place under intense time pressure, as just-in-time (JIT) and just-in-sequence (JIS) processes place extremely high demands on drive technology.

Your benefits

  • Seamless coordination

    Through intelligent, comprehensive drive solutions that allow you to automate your workstations reliably and link them efficiently.
  • Precisely timed manufacturing

    Supported by fail-safe, precise drive and automation solutions that ensure that throughput rates are met.
  • High machine safety

    Thanks to functional safety that ensures workers' protection and error-free operation in all critical areas.

Our solutions for high-quality final assembly

Stationary and vertical materials handling technology

Belt conveyors, roller conveyors, scissor lift tables, and lifts

Stationary transport systems in the final assembly stage are characterized by horizontal transport, changes of direction, loading and unloading, and vertical transport using scissor lift tables and vertical conveyors – a wide variety of applications with an equally wide set of requirements. Our drive technology puts you in complete control of each movement.

Our offer for your specific application needs

MOVIGEAR® mechatronic drive unit

Gear units, motors, and electronics in one compact device: With this drive unit, you can reduce your energy consumption by up to 50%.

DRC.. electronic motors

The permanent-field synchronous motor with integrated drive electronics enables you to be more flexible while also reducing your energy consumption by up to 50%. Go to direct mounting of one of our standard gear units.

Standard gearmotors

Our modular concept offers you a comprehensive range of standard gearmotors that can be customized for any application or requirement.

Synchronous and asynchronous servomotors

Optimum dynamics, compact design, low mass moment of inertia, and overload capacity are the most important features of our servomotors. This allows you to carry out sophisticated motion sequences conveniently and efficiently.

MOVIDRIVE® B application inverter

Our MOVIDRIVE® B control cabinet inverter is the optimal solution for sophisticated technical applications with synchronized motion sequences.

MOVIFIT® FC decentralized standard inverter

Depending on the software function level, the MOVIFIT® FC decentralized standard inverter can be used for both easy and challenging tasks in system control.

MOVIPRO® SDC decentralized standard inverter

The MOVIPRO® SDC standard inverter, which can be installed near-field, uses standardized 1-axis application modules, thus ensuring the smooth control of drive and positioning tasks.

MOVIPRO® ADC decentralized application inverter

User-programmable as per IEC 61131-3 and PLCopen – our MOVIPRO® ADC decentralized application inverter can implement system-specific, complex functions.

MOVI-PLC® motion and logic controller

The MOVI-PLC® controller software provides efficient program modules for challenging and complex drive tasks. The fast, clock-synchronous system bus connects the inverters and enables shorter response times when coordinating multiple axes.

Safety modules and integrated functional safety

We have created comprehensive products and integrated solutions to help people and machines work more closely with each other. This way, you can avoid occupational accidents and your systems will run without disruption.

MAXOLUTION® package application solution for conveyor lines

Predefined solution variants for conveyor lines make it easier for you to choose the right components for an optimum solution. This includes a functional guarantee and optimized order and delivery processes.

MAXOLUTION® package application solution for rotary tables

Rotary tables are often used when the conveying direction needs to be changed. Predefined solution variants in the "Corner transfer unit" application package make it easy for you to create an optimum solution by putting together compatible components. Optimized order and delivery processes and a functional guarantee are included as part of the package.

MAXOLUTION® package application solution for scissor lift tables

Scissor lift tables transport heavy goods to ergonomic working heights. Not only must drives lift the load smoothly, they must also hold it securely in the right position.

MAXOLUTION® package application solution for vertical conveyors

The predefined solution variants available in our "Vertical conveyor" application package make it easy for you to put together compatible components. Optimized order and delivery processes and a functional guarantee are included as part of the package.

Mobile materials handling technology

Electrified monorail systems for light and heavy loads

Our intelligent, modular drive components with integrated coupling are what underly the simplified solutions that we have specifically customized for this type of mobile materials-handling technology. Benefit from easy startup and operation of your electrified monorail system, while also enjoying reduced operating costs and increased safety.

Our offer for your specific application needs

Electrified monorail drives for light loads

Our compact electrified monorail drives are specially designed for light-load applications and comply with the C1 Directive standards (VDI RL-3643). They are vibration-free and emit minimum noise levels.

Electrified monorail drives for heavy loads

Thanks to helical-bevel gear units, you can achieve high efficiencies and reduced energy consumption, even when moving heavy loads.

MAXOLUTION® system solution for electrified monorail systems (EMS)

Our intelligent and modular EMS system solutions keep pace with the growing requirement to be cost-effective. Extensive and costly technical equipment is a thing of the past.

Automated guided vehicle systems (AGVSs) and push-skid systems

Push-skid systems and automated guided vehicle systems (AGVSs) link multiple production stations extremely conveniently and efficiently. AGVSs are particularly well suited to bridging lengthy travel distances easily. They provide more flexibility, prevent obstruction of floor space, and thus offer a high degree of efficiency.

Storage

Stacker cranes

Fully automated stacker cranes in small-parts or pallet warehouses enable fast and reliable removal and unloading of required parts. In addition to the weight to be transported, the required number of double cycles per hour and the dimensions of the warehouse also play an important role.

Our offer for your specific application needs

MAXOLUTION® system solution for track-guided AGVSs

Our inductive track-guided AGVSs offer a wide variety of features. These range from contactless energy transfer and communication via MOVITRANS® to parameterizable MOVIVISION® plant software.

MAXOLUTION® system solution for push-skid systems

Push-skid systems connect different workstations by means of a set of linked skillets. Integrated lift tables on each skillet ensure ergonomic working heights.

MAXOLUTION® package application solution for stacker cranes

In additional to special energy-saving algorithms for coordinating lifting and travel axes, the predefined solution variants in our stacker crane application package also offer specified application modules and regenerative power supply modules. This enables you to save up to 50% on energy.

Systems engineering

Drives for test stands, handling robots, and manipulators

Non-material-handling systems in the final assembly stage, such as test stands, handling robots, and manipulators, can place high demands on drive technology. Robotics in particular requires highly dynamic drives and clock-synchronous, precise positioning.

Our offer for your specific application needs

Synchronous and asynchronous servomotors

Optimum dynamics, compact design, low mass moment of inertia, and overload capacity are the most important features of our servomotors. This allows you to carry out sophisticated motion sequences conveniently and efficiently.

Building technology

Drives for aerators

To use the integrated aerators in building technology as efficiently as possible, you'll need perfectly dimensioned and customized drive technology. Take advantage of our wide range of modular motors.

Our offer for your specific application needs

Asynchronous AC motors in the DR.. series

The AC motors of the DR.. series comply with all international efficiency standards and already meet the new requirements of the IEC motor standard. So we can offer you high energy-saving potential and long-term security by complying with the standards of tomorrow today.

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