Vertical Lift Module (VLM)
Kardex Remstar Vertical Lift Modules are enclosed systems with vertically arranged trays stored on both sides of the unit with an extractor device placed in the center. The unit is modular, allowing for vertical expansion and up to 6 access openings. The VLM automatically delivers trays with the stored items to the access window with a push of a button or a scan of a barcode. Logicontrol firmware comes standard with every shuttle. This allows the shuttle to measure tray height and store goods in the most compact manner and adjust travel speed for delicate product. The unit is self- monitoring, weighting each tray to prevent overloading.
INTRALOGISTICS AND INNOVATION
Picking Accuracy up to 99.9%
Accuracy is dramatically increased when combined with Pick-to-Light, bar code scanners, or Power Pick Global Software. (VIDEO)
Versatile Storage Solution
This unit was designed to handle everything from small parts to bulky goods. The built-in weight monitoring system allows for mixed load storage. The use of totes, bins, partitions, or the new VLM box allow for storage of various items on a single tray.
Faster Access Times
Quick access leads to an increase in throughput. (VIDEO)
Better Inventory Control and Accuracy
Combine with a warehouse management system (WMS) like Power Pick Global for unparalleled results. Power Pick Global integrates with your current ERP system.
Access control, fire protection, clean/dry room options, and temperature control options are at your fingertips, making the VLM a desirable asset in many industries, including medicine and pharma, food, aircraft construction, optics, chemistry, and automotive.
Increase Productivity by 67%
“Good-to-Person” principles cut down on unproductive travel time. Increased production allows you to decrease labor. (VIDEO)
A light barrier monitors the access opening for movement prior to closing the shuttle doors. Shuttle doors protect employees and goods while keeping the noise level at a minimum.
Ergonomic Delivery of Goods
Trays adjust to the height of the operator, following Goods-to-Person principles.
Increased Storage, Decreased Footprint
Save up to 85% of Floor Space and maximize storage with a unit that stores trays 25 millimeters apart. (VIDEO)
Modular, Expandable, Flexible
The unit can be installed outside of the building or expand vertically across multiple floors. By randomly allocating storage locations, it is possible to perform two stage picking. Storage can take place simultaneously and the error rate for storage and retrieval is minimized.
MODELS & SPECIFICATIONS
Shuttle XP 500High density, versatile storage in a compact footprint
Shuttle XP 1000Storage, retrieval and distribution of heavy loadsThe Shuttle XP 1000 handles 2,204 lb (1,000 kg) per tray. Trays can be extracted using a forklift or the unit can easily be integrated with a crane, making this model ideal for: Small parts in multiple containers - Large/heavy tooling, dies, fixtures, and molds - Pallet handling - Spare parts.
Width 5.2 to 14.4 ft (1.580 to 4.380 mm)
Depth 7.6 to 14.1 ft (2.312 to 4.292 mm)
Height 8.4 to 98.6 ft (2.550 – 30.050 mm)
Unit Height Pitch:
3.94 in steps (100 mm)
adjustable up to 6.6 ft/s (2,0 m/s)
Storage / Retrieval Speed:
adjustable up to 7.5 ft/s (0,7 m/s)
147,700/246.550 lbs (67 /120 t)
Width 4.1 to 13.3 ft (1.250 – to 4.050 mm)
Depth 2 to 2.8 ft (610 to 1.270 mm)
Adjustment pitch 1 in (25 mm)
Tray pitch 3 in (75 mm)
Maximum load up to 1,598 lbs (725 kg)
Cooler / Freezer Configurations to -25 °C
Class 1.000 – 100.000 / ISO Class
6 – 8 Clean Room Applications
Heated Units to +60 °C
Controlled Atmosphere (5% relative
humidity / 10% relative humidity)
– Folding Table for Manual Full Tray Extraction
– Automatic Full Tray Extraction
– Transport Cart
– Swivel for Operator Panel
– Position Indicator with LEDs
– TIC (Transaction Information Center)
– Confirmation Bar
– Up to Six Access Openings Per Unit
– Double Access Function
– ESD Version
– Tray Locking Mechanism
– Two Piece Shutter Door
– Tray Stop in Front of Access Opening
KNOW YOUR OPTIONS
The new Logicontrol combines hardware, basic software and an operator terminal into a new touchscreen control with no additional PC requried. Available in two versions, Logicontrol 100, is a basic parts locator that now comes standard with all Shuttle XP VLMs and Megamat RS Vertical Carousels.
Easily IntegratedMinimize steps and achieve a wide range of operational goals when the VLM is integrated with modern conveyor systems, barcode scanners, lifting devices, robotic arms, or a WMS like Power Pick Global. The HEUBEL·SHAW Systems (HSS) group can assist with planning, design, and integration of automated and semi-automated systems. Contact HSS with your material handling questions. Consultations are complementary to offer you peace of mind and confidence that HEUBEL·SHAW will deliver your most efficient solution yet.
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