Automated connection to the warehouse with Montrac
The self-moving shuttle of the Montrac transport system unloads an empty box at a manual workstation
The self-moving shuttles, equipped with a belt for automatic loading and unloading, travel between the warehouse and production area according to the instructions of the central control system, running on a monorail line at a maximum speed of 30 m per minute. When reaching the warehouse, each shuttle is given a task and a destination, just like a taxi. After leaving the warehouse with its load, the shuttle travels to any given area of the production department, where it deposits the required items onto a shelf or workstation.
Proven experience and in-house production
To manufacture the shuttles with integrated belt conveyor, the Swiss company leverages its longstanding experience and used components produced in house, as the belt conveyors are also a Montech product. “Each year, Montech produces and sells over 1,500 shuttles,” said Yves Dicke, Montrac Division Manager. According to Dicke, this results not only into highly competitive prices, but also a warranty of top quality. Dicke: “Also the aluminum monorail that the self-propelled shuttles travel on helps achieve a very interesting price per line meter.”
Montech AG markets basic modular components that automate demanding production and logistics processes. In addition to conventional conveyor belts, automation components and the Quick-Set profile system, the range of products also includes the Montrac transport system. Montrac is an intelligent transport system for networking industrial production and logistics processes. Founded in 1963, the company is based in Switzerland and stands for innovation in the automation industry.
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