The intelligent conveyor system for
assembly and test automation
For future-oriented assembly logistics
LOGO!MAT eCart is a modern conveyor system with self-driven, intelligent eCart on a passive conveyor track. It is specially designed for flexible assembly concepts in assembly automation and test automation, such as component assembly in e-mobility. Thanks to the modular track design, future expansions or retrofits can be easily implemented. The LOGO!MAT eCart conveyor system is industry 4.0-compatible and is characterized by low maintenance, high availability and high reliability.
Production lines with maximum flexibility
The conveyor consists of maintenance-free, fully accessible conveyor tracks with an integrated power rail with 48V DC drive power, which supplies the power to drive the eCarts. It can also be utilized to power tooling on the eCart, e.g. electrically driven lifts, rotation units, clamps or other equipment. This standard function offers maximum flexibility in the design of a wide variety of toolings. Auxiliary power is available at all times, regardless of whether the eCart is at a station or driving.
Comprehensive control throughout assembly PROCESSES
Stop units bring the eCarts to a controlled, precise stop and enable communication between the main PLC, the cart and the customer provided intelligent tooling. They can easily be moved and added along the line giving users maximum control over production. The tooling can be adapted to the requirements of the station; the Cart parameters, such as speed or direction of travel, can be changed and information about the status of the conveyor system can be obtained at any time to ensure maximum availability within the production line. The non-contact electrical interface of the stop units contains no moving parts, completely eliminating mechanical wear.
Performance Level D ensures safety
The TÜV classification in performance level D guarantees operator safety, even with payloads of up to 1.350 kg (3,000 lbs). The eCarts have a safety rated, two-channel braking system for integrated obstacle detection. This integrated braking system stops the carts automatically upon contact with an obstacle or power loss. When moving heavy parts at high speeds, this feature is especially important to ensure the safety of operators working along the line.
In addition, the eCarts have integrated self-diagnostics capabilities and are able to detect potential faults before they lead to a standstill. Early detection makes it possible to move the affected cart to a reject station for maintenance purposes without impacting the overall production of the line.