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battery manufacturing automation

Engineered for Speed.
Open for Scalability.

That’s complete factory automation.

Move battery manufacturing forward – fast

From pacemakers to smartphones to EVs, the electric battery has become undeniably essential to modern life. Battery manufacturers are seeking smart, adaptable manufacturing solutions to help solve complex process challenges and stay flexible as battery technology develops and demand surges.

Bosch Rexroth is ready to meet those challenges, combining deep battery manufacturing expertise with complete factory automation solutions, tailored to meet complex battery production requirements (heavy loads, clean room/dry room conditions, no metal or copper, etc.).

Our portfolio of innovative, flexible and complete production solutions enables battery manufacturers to get to market faster through cross-technology production systems that target key manufacturing steps, such as electrode and cell production, battery module and pack assembly stations and end-of-line testing.

Getting you to market faster

Broad portfolio for battery manufacturing

Innovative portfolio:

Our best-in-class portfolio features innovative, open automation controls solutions plus a full line of mechatronic and assembly solutions engineered to deliver quality, reliability and performance, improving production line uptime, productivity and total cost of ownership.

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Performance-driven expertise:

As an industry leader in assembly technology, our team of experts draws on extensive battery manufacturing experience to provide rapid solutions to specific, complex battery production requirements.

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Easy to implement and support:

We partner to provide full lifecycle support with our automation solutions, backed by global engineering, manufacturing, service and support program. This helps us accelerate system design and integration and provides the necessary resources for long-term technical support.

Resources: Engineering complete automation solutions

Battery production line case study

CASE STUDY

Using a concurrent engineering process, DWFritz Automation and Bosch Rexroth worked together to design and install a flexible, high-throughput and fully automated battery production line in record time. Read the case study.

battery production brochure

SOLUTIONS BROCHURE

This informative “Factory Automation Battery Manufacturing” brochure provides a detailed look at key challenges in every major battery manufacturing process and the advanced range of Rexroth solutions to meet those challenges. Download now.

Industry-leading portfolio to supercharge battery production

ctrlX AUTOMATION

ctrlX AUTOMATION: Automation without limits

Battery manufacturing needs agile, adaptive production platforms able to change as battery innovation continues. ctrlX AUTOMATION revolutionizes how the industry approaches automation platforms, making them as easy as a smartphone to configure and use, through:

  • A Linux real-time operating system
  • App-based programming technology
  • Consistent open standards
  • Web-based engineering

Revolutionize your battery manufacturing
Revolutionize your battery manufacturing
Smart mechatronics

Smart MechatroniX: Plug-and-produce platforms

With battery demand constantly growing, manufacturers need production tools ready to operate out of the box. Our plug-and-produce Smart MechatroniX systems combine proven linear motion components with smart, easy-to-program controls and user-friendly engineering tools to provide:

  • Accelerated engineering, commissioning and time to market
  • More transparent, efficient and reliable production
  • High operating performance and sustainability through permanent updating

Start designing your solution
Start designing your solution
Active Mover linear transport system

Conveyors and material transport: Boost your production

Battery manufacturers are constantly challenged to move a wide range of loads through complex production steps. Bosch Rexroth conveyors and transport systems are ready to meet multiple material movement challenges, combining innovation with efficiency and flexibility. With ActiveMover, VarioFlow plus and TS conveyors, you can count on:

  • The industry’s widest range of transport technologies to make it easier to select the best platform
  • Robust components and innovative technology that ensure high reliability at low maintenance costs
  • Linear motor-based transport systems that support ultra-precise endpoints and accelerations up to 4g
  • Consistent modular design combined with our MTpro tool to speed up planning and allow easy upgrades

Start your solution
Start your solution
MP1000R autonomous mobile robot

Autonomous mobile robots: Improve manufacturing intralogistics

To accelerate battery production and speed to market, moving materials from warehouse to storage to production must be as efficient as possible. Bosch Rexroth’s expanding portfolio of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) are designed to help improve material movement efficiency and worker safety in intralogistics applications without additional infrastructure. Our MP1000R AMR portfolio includes:

  • Compact design makes it ideal for tight turning spaces
  • Max payload of 1000 kilograms
  • 360-degree obstacle detection and front-and-rear anti-collision bumpers

Move your solution forward
Move your solution forward
Looking for expert insight on complete automation solution design, implementation and lifecycle support? Contact us, and a Bosch Rexroth automation expert will be ready to work with you on your challenges.