State-of-the-art and bespoke technology for maximum safety and flexibility - this is what characterizes our upper stage machinery. The drives enable high dynamic movements as well as reliable smooth and safe behavior in all kinds of operations modes. With lower stage machinery, the machines generally have smaller dimensions than electromechanical drives. Their compactness represents a considerable space advantage. Moreover, hydraulic drives can execute highly dynamic movements silently and with astonishing smoothness. This is particularly beneficial for trap lifts, stage lifts and stage elevators.
To prevent the occurrence of overpressure in the stage area, safety engineering technology such as technical fire safety devices are installed to eliminate smoke quickly if necessary. Reliable and simple operation is ensured by independence from the mains electricity supply, typically using hydraulic cylinder drives. It is customary practice nowadays to operate stage safety devices hydraulically or by combining an electric drive with a hydraulic brake, because these designs most reliably comply with the technical safety requirements.
The latest generation of Rexroth’s SYB 3.0 stage control systems combines innovation with over 30 years of experience in stage control and automation. The systems’ modular design increases investment security through high flexibility for all drive technologies and enables cost-efficient system design and stage operation. The stage control system architecture increases availability and utilizes cutting edge safety engineering technology. Integrated 3D simulation, various operating modes, and multiuser abilities considerably increase workflow efficiency for preparing and realizing performances.
If they are to succeed as showstoppers, these mechanically operated special decoration sets have to perform perfectly reliably despite the use of simplified engineering. They must also be capable of quick assembly and dismantling. Here again, Rexroth’s hydraulic drive technology offers the ideal solution for stage decorations. Thanks to the minimal noise, special sets can be moved without interrupting the performance. The entries and exits are executed smoothly, without jerks or jolts, and avoiding any rattling of the decoration.
The universal systematic “Rexroth for Energy Efficiency” links efficiency-optimized components with innovative feedback and power distribution. But Rexroth always has an eye on the entire system, including all its interactions. Feedback-capable electrical drives transform braking processes into electricity to make it available to other drives or to feed in the network.