Body processing / lot size 1

Product advantages:

  • Highly flexible single quantity system for robot-based machining of furniture bases
  • Integration of drilling machining and metal fitting thanks to a project-specific multi-function head
  • Machining of coated chipboards and MDF boards with dimensions from 200 mm x 200 mm up to 1200 mm x 368 mm
  • Direct integration into the customer's machining control system for flexible processing of the production lot
  • Minimal space requirement of the system due to two-lane vertical workpiece transport as an extension of an existing production environment

1 Feeding module
2 Alignment and measurement module
3 Transport module
4 ABB machining robot
5 Machining module for drilling
6 Machining module for metal fitting


Feeding module

Product advantages:

  • Pallet feed using a forklift
  • Ability to give priority to special parts or rush jobs
  • Reading in the stack and part data using the customer's machining control system
  • Parts removal using a feeding robot with a suction traverse

1 High-speed door
2 Pallet locations
3 ABB feeding robot
4 Suction traverse


Alignment and measurement module

Product advantages:

  • Aligning and setting up the components using a pneumatic setup table
  • Control system-based track switch for selecting the required transport route
  • Plausibility check of the programmed workpiece dimensions by height sensor and servo insertion axis

1 Setup table
2 Track switch
3 Insertion axis
4 Measurement sensor


Measurement module

Product advantages:

  • Dual-lane vertical transport route for machined and unmachined components
  • Integrated buffer stations on the transport route
  • Provisioning the parts to be machined to the machining location
  • Provisioning the bottoms to the removal position with a color-controlled interface for manual parts removal

1 Measuring bridge
2 Linear axis
3 Touch-free measuring sensor (line sensor)
4 Workpiece in shuttle


Machining module

Product advantages:

  • Machining by two accuracy-compensated ABB machining robots and multi-function heads with individually extensible machining units
  • Execution of all necessary machining functions: Grooving, milling, Clamex milling, horizontal and vertical drilling machining, drilling rows of holes
  • Dynamic split of machining to both machining robots by upstream drilling optimization unit to optimize performance

1 ABB machining robot
2 Machining head
3 Robot control system
4 Spindle cooling system
5 Protective cabinet with suction system
6 Control terminal


Metal fitting module

Product advantages:

  • Program-controlled setting of various fitting types by a robot with multiple metal fitting head
  • Manual feeding of fittings on stackable trays in transfer station
  • Fittings supplied by the robot by positioning the trays in an alignment station

1 Machining robot
2 Metal fitting head
3 Feeding station for fittings
4 Alignment and supply station


Unloading module

Product advantages:

  • Fully automated unloading by 6-arm robot with independently activated 4x suction traverse
  • Dynamic prioritization of workpiece placement on the conveyor line, tray trolley or buffer store
  • Main time parallel collection of the tray trolleys via AGV with muting function

1 High-speed doors with muting function for automatic workpiece transport via an AGV
2 Unloading robot
3 Suction traverse
4 Tray trolley for storing parts for rear side machining
5 Intermediate buffer
6 Roller conveyor for workpiece transport


Machining head

Product advantages:

  • Fully automated setting of base feet
  • Fully automated setting and torque-controlled screwing of hinge mount plates
  • Manually loaded feeding line for base feet
  • Infeed of the hinge mount plates as bulk material by a separator and a supply device

1 Machining robot
2 Multi-function head
3 Infeed of base feet
4 Infeed of mount plates