6T System for handling rolls

Objective

When choosing their new transport system, the customer’s prime requirement was smooth handling of heavy rolls in narrow spaces and the elimination offixed installations in the floor; Solving’s reliable and efficient air film system provided this.

Construction

The Solving air bearing transporter is designed as a fork-lift truck with a builtin lifting device for picking up the roll directly off the fl oor and an integrated rotating reels for unwinding the roll. The speed of the transport is steplessly adjustable in all directions. In addition, a hydraulic lifting table is mounted in the fl oor for lifting the roll and positioning it into the unwinder of the printing machine.

Result

The air bearing system provides a smooth handling of heavy rolls in narrow spaces and eliminates all fixed installation in the floor. In addition the system resulted in a safer, cleaner working environment for the employees and a reliable, cost effective solution for the employer.