Retrofit – A high-bay warehouse skips a generation
After about two decades in service – until now the COMBIVERT F4 was the driving force in the high-bay warehouse – a customer from the mail order business was looking for a modern and cost-efficient retrofit solution. Besides the drive technology consisting of COMBIVERT F6 Drive Controller and S6 Servo Drive, a C6 Industrial PC completes the new solution. An important criterion for an economical solution: the motors should remain. An ideal case for the current, sixth generation of KEB frequency inverters.
With the F6, users can operate KEB's own motors, but also various types of other motors. In cooperation with our regional industrial partner Vogel-Hemer, a solution was developed that is efficient on various levels. "If you use modern drives here, it is a win-win situation", says Manfred Vogel. How to turn supposedly outdated storage and retrieval machines into a future-proof solution: Now in video