PI 047-19 Lohr am Main, 2019-10-07

Short-cycle transfers up to ten times faster: Rexroth presents the TS 2 Booster workpiece pallet

Quicker processes: the new TS 2 Booster from Rexroth

The new modular assembly for the TS 2plus transfer system reduces cycle times and positions workpieces with great precision.

  • Stations can be approached flexibly
  • Precision transportation of workpiece pallets thanks to linear motors
  • For workpieces up to 40 kilograms

Coinciding with Motek 2019, Rexroth has expanded its comprehensive range of linear motor transfer systems. At the same time, it is opening up new possibilities for the established TS 2plus transfer system. The assembly reduces cycle times, positions workpiece pallets with great precision and can be integrated in a modular, flexible manner. Rexroth has thus complemented its portfolio of transfer solutions such as the ActiveMover and the flexible FTS transport system.

Short-cycle applications have a wide range of requirements. Mechanical engineers and system operators must therefore take into account numerous aspects of transfer systems. Can the system move forwards and back again?
How flexible is it? What sizes and weights can be transported? Can it be expanded if necessary?

With the TS 2 Booster, Rexroth has now shown emphatically that customer requirements are at the heart of each product development. With the new workpiece pallet, it is setting standards when it comes to speed, modularity and configurability. The TS 2 Booster was developed as a component for the established TS 2plus and helps the multi-talented transfer system to achieve new degrees of freedom and a unique level of flexibility. The innovative rapid intake system seamlessly takes the workpiece pallet from linear motor-driven sections and accelerates it to 3 g. This significantly reduces cycle times as the workpieces spend much less unproductive time before and in the stations.

In the process, these stations are approached flexibly and with great precision. The TS 2 Booster positions the workpiece pallet exactly and without additional positioning units, stop gates or handling systems. This also means that the Booster can replace a process axis. The pre-configured and standardized assembly can easily be integrated into TS 2plus systems and thus ensures quick installation times and low costs. Within the TS 2plus transfer system, the flexible assembly allows a modular structure as usual.

The TS 2 Booster allows for efficient processes in the automotive, electronics production and health care sectors as well as in controlled environments and clean rooms. With a maximum acceleration of 3 g / 30 m/s² and speeds of up to 3 m/s, it guarantees maximum productivity. It transports workpieces with a length of between 160 mm and 640 mm and a width of between 160 mm and 400 mm. Depending on the workpiece pallet size, it is suitable for loads weighing up to 40 kg. In the process, it achieves a workpiece pallet changeover time of up to 0.5 seconds.

With its great versatility, the new TS 2 Booster is the perfect and logical complement to the Rexroth portfolio in the area of linear motor transfer systems which offer users a suitable system solution for all requirements. These include the ActiveMover – a ready-made, ready-to-use circulating system. It requires minimal construction work and allows the exact positioning of the workpiece pallet with no additional indexing. Or the flexible FTS transport system, a scalable building-block system with high degrees of freedom for workpieces weighing up to 1,000 kg, which can be integrated freely into systems and machines.

Anyone who is interested can experience the accelerated transfer system at MOTEK. The exhibit at the trade fair will show visitors more than just the TS 2 Booster’s great speed. It will also demonstrate the advantages of Rexroth’s Function-Integrated Profiles (FIP) with their safe wiring and an application of low-maintenance tightening spindles.

As one of the world’s leading suppliers of drive and control technologies, Bosch Rexroth ensures efficient, powerful and safe movement in machines and systems of any size. The company bundles global application experience in the market segments of Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, and Factory Automation. With its intelligent components, customized system solutions and services, Bosch Rexroth is creating the necessary environment for fully connected applications. Bosch Rexroth offers its customers hydraulics, electric drive and control technology, gear technology and linear motion and assembly technology, including software and interfaces to the Internet of Things. With locations in over 80 countries, more than 32,300 associates generated sales revenue of roughly 6.2 billion euros in 2018.

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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 410,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2018). The company generated sales of 78.5 billion euros in 2018. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 460 subsidiary and regional companies in over 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At nearly 130 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 68,700 associates in research and development.

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