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PROJECT SPOTLIGHT

Indexing Ferris Wheel Cell

Highlights

The Indexing Ferris Wheel Cell comes with a full range of safety features and can accommodate two robots.

The loading zone of the cell is available in two variations: roll door or light curtain.

Rapid changeovers and high productivity are made possible by adaptive software and the high-speed drives of the positioners.

Positioners are offered in three variants and is designed to handle fixtures weighing up to 1,000 kg.

Featured project

MWES provided a Standard Ferris Wheel Welding Cell to our customer, for the final welding of generator base frames. This system included (1) robot and (1) 2-sided, interchanging, welding positioner, as well as custom designed fixturing.

specifications

  • Two processing stations
  • Component manipulation using rotation axis
  • Load capacity up to 1,000 kg
  • Station change via vertical rotation
 
Permissible load capacity300 / 600 / 1000 kg.
 Free-turning diameter 1000 / 1000, 1400 / 1200, 1400 mm
 High operating range 950 / 950 / 950 mm
 Min. station change time  3.1 – 3.7 s
 Max. station change time 3.8 / 3.7 / 3.7 s
 Repeatability +/- 0.05 mm