project information: 

Customer / enduser:
Martinrea Honsel
Installation site location:
Meschede, Germany
Type of parts:
Aluminium engine blocks,
structural components &
transmission housings
Dimensions of parts (LxWxH):
Cooling zone (Big-Line):
max. 2142 x 500 x 1000 mm
Weight of parts:
Cooling zone (Big-Line): 208 kg
Cycle time:
Cooling zone (Big-Line): 4 min
1 piece / part 60 sec. (4 pieces on 1 jig/carrier)
Changeover time, wagon (loading zone):
45 sec.
Conveyor speed:
6-8 m/min, Power & Free, variable
Loading / unloading of parts:
Automatic (via robot) in stop position

Conveyor system data:
Type:
P&F400 -
Power & Free overhead conveyor
Chain type:
Cardan chain
Rise / fall section - incline:
max. 30°

Wagon design:
Wagon:
12-wheeled trolley
Length, load bar:
ca. 2000 mm

System length total:
230 m.

Auto parts, interior images: 
MartinRea Honsel, P&F400 - Power & Free overhead conveyor
MartinRea Honsel, P&F400 - Power & Free overhead conveyor