Project information

End user:
DANA
Installation site location:
USA
Type of parts to be handled:
Truck rear axles
Dimensions of parts (l x w x h):
max. 70″ x 23″ x 20″ (1,778 x 584 x 508 mm)
Weight of parts:
max. 551 lbs per wagon (parts = 265 lbs/tooling = 286 lbs)
max. 250 kg per wagon (parts = 120 kg/tooling = 130 kg)
Cycle time:
56 seconds per wagon
Conveyor speed:
26 feet/min variable (8.0 m/min variable)
Operational capacity per hour:
64 wagons
Loading and unloading of the parts:
with robot, in a stop position
Rotation type:
90 degree forced
Surrounding temperature:
86°F max (30°C max)

CONVEYOR SYSTEM DATA
Type:
2 x P&F400 – Power & Free overhead conveyors
Type of chain:
Cardan chain

Wagon design:
8-wheeled wagon with guiding,
36 wagons in the two systems

SYSTEM LENGTH, TOTAL
630 feet (2 x 315 feet) / 192 m. (2 x 96 m.)

P&F400 – Power & Free overhead conveyor in operation @ DANA
PROJECT:
transportation of rear axles through assembly line


CALDAN Conveyor A/S • Roeddikvej 91 • DK-8464 Galten • DENMARK • Tel. +45 8694 7071 • Mail. cc(at)caldan.dk

Part of Axel Johnson International AB