i-Cube 3D Dynamic Buffer

The i-Cube Three Dimensional Dynamic Storage System is designed to store and handle an extensive range of products and is applicable in various environments and industries such as fast moving consumer goods, electronics, fashion, automotive and tires. All of which are based on special functional needs.

APPLICATIONS

Distribution
Case and item picking in retail and e-commerce
Consolidation buffering
 
Manufacturing
Intermediate buffering
Assembly buffering
Finished product storage
 
Postal
Pre-sorting buffer
Route consolidation
 
Modular Universal Design
Storage types:  Tray 600 x 400mm
     Tray 640 x 425mm
     Tray 600 x 800mm
     Tote 600 x 400 x various heights
     Stacks of totes
Special types:   Size on application
Max product height:       600mm
Max weight inc tray:       50kg
Max size i-Collector:      L15 x W15 x H12m
 
ICS – CONTROL SOFTWARE
The included special i-Cube PC Control Software manages the registration of tray on dynamic locations in the system and provide an optimal choice of algorithms for moving trays in and out of the system,
The software has an interface manager which connects to all types of other systems easily including ERP/WMS, WCS, terminals, remote control, HMI, Android. Mac.
 
MACHINE CONTROLS CONCEPT
The mechatronic modular design offers a high level of system reliability. HMI and remote control are provided to facilitate ease of operation and fast recovery procedures.
 
CONFIGURATIONS
  • Plug and play module with single or double devices.
  • Single or double depends on required capacity
  • Transfer devices have one to three tray positions.
  • Vertical pitch is maximum product height + 130mm.
  • Horizontal pitch is tray length + 140mm.
  • Split level I/O.
  • I/O system works on a closed tray loop.
  • Storage strategy can be organized and/or random.
  • Tracking and tracing of trays by barcode or tags.
  • Cycles of in and out batch and/or mixed in and out batch are possible.
OPTIONAL
  • Automatic inbound and outbound (I/O) connection with AGV. Transportation of trays between systems by AGV.
  • Automatic tray loading and unloading.
  • Interface with intelligent palletizing software. (Mixed palletizing and packing shipping cartons)
  • i-Remote observer and dashboards.
  • Cold store

UNIQUE SELLING POINTS

  • Not only an automatic buffer but also an intelligent sequencer.
  • High storage density.
  • Easy size adjustment to fit into any existing building.
  • Proven technology and simplicity.
  • Low cost of ownership.

STANDARD SIZES AND CAPACITIES (Trays/hour)