A coil upender to make steel coil handling

Positioned involving the winder 3 and also the model 5 can be a storage space 7, which could keep more than one reels from the winder 3 and which have to be put in the unwinder associated with the rewinder of the system 5. The setup proven in FIG. 1 also consists of a symmetrical agreement, pointed out with 5??, of the identical equipment generating the device 5, to demonstrate the chance of providing two rewinder devices having a one winder 3.

A packaging or wrapping collection, indicated by and large with 9, and that will be explained in increased depth hereunder, is assigned to the element of coil upender comprising the products 1, optionally, 3 and 5 5??. In this line the single rolls produced in parallel by the rewinder of the unit 5 are distributed and separated into stacks divided according to product, i.e. placing in each stack rolls with the same dimensions. Within this range 9 the stack of rolls may also be packaged after which covered on pallets for succeeding move.

A plurality of shuttles 11 exchange the moves from your rewinder of your system 5 or 5?? to the packaging range 9. Several shuttles 11 can be provided, and as well as relocating the moves to the packaging line 9, they could communicate the rolls to a region 11 for good quality handle and optionally for an location 13 for handbook packaging, as a result by-completing packaging range 9. The numeral 15 schematically shows a station to boost the electric batteries from the shuttles 11.

FIG. 2 schematically symbolizes a plan take a look at the group of units mentioned by and large with 5 in FIG. 1. Numeral 20 signifies the unwinder combined with the rewinder 22, with numeral 23 showing the various tools for longitudinally cutting the world wide web substance delivered in the reel B and numeral 25 showing the winding rollers. Positioned downstream of the winding rollers is undoubtedly an unloading chute 27, with a cradle of rollers situated within a marking machine 31, which tags the moves unloaded in the winding cradle established with the rollers 25 and that will be defined in greater fine detail hereunder.

Located with the side of the rewinder 21 is definitely the system 33 to make the mandrels using the particular tubular cores locked and inserted thereon. The numeral 35 signifies the coil upender to put in the mandrel and particular winding cores within the winding section of the rewinder 21. These devices 33, 35 may be developed as defined in increased details, as an example, in WO-A-0061480 or even in an additional perfect way.

Reference number 36 indicates an extractor device to remove the mandrel in the categories of moves shaped with the rewinder 21. The extractor can also be designed as disclosed in coil upender.

A coil upender to make 90 degree steel coil turnging

In an choice embodiment, the coil upender includes a managing robot made and situated to grab (i.e. directly from the shuttle) solitary rolls positioned using the axis thereof roughly horizontal and turn those to drive them to your position using the axis thereof approximately top to bottom.

According to the invention are indicated hereunder with reference to some non-limiting embodiments and in the appended claims further advantageous embodiments and possible additional characteristics of the coil upender.

The invention also relates to a robot for handling rolls of web material, particularly although not exclusively for use in a coil upender of the above type, comprising an articulated arm, movable according to a plurality of numerically controlled axes and supporting a suction head, according to a specific aspect. The suction head has a surface for gripping the rolls substantially flat in shape and approximately semi-circular, according to a possible embodiment. Advantageously, the suction power mind could have suction power locations that may be activated selectively as a purpose of the size of the roll to get handled.

The suction areas are formed of substantially semi-annular portions, in fluid connection with a suction duct, according to a preferred embodiment of the invention. Also provided are choice people to selectively link mentioned considerably semi-annular amounts for the suction duct. The assortment members are able to comprise a control device.

In a more embodiment, your head of your robot will have a plurality of self-shutting valves, linked to a suction duct and positioned together with the suction power part for the gripping surface of the suction power mind in the robot. The personal-shutting down valves may be designed with individual shut-away from participants which close up the control device if you find no area of a roll to get engaged via explained mind in front of it.

In the specifically recommended embodiment of the technology, a detector to trigger suction power when the head is within proximity to some roll is associated to stated go.

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A coil upender to make 90 degree coil turnging

Physical objects AND Review Of THE INVENTION

According to a first aspect, the invention relates to a coil upender and a method which overcome, entirely or in part, at least some of the drawbacks mentioned above.

In substance, according to a first aspect, the invention provides for a coil upender to produce rolls of web material, comprising in combination at least the following components: a machine to make the world wide web material; a winder, which varieties reels of web fabric coming from mentioned generation machine; an unwinder to unwind solitary reels of web substance made by mentioned winder; a small group of equipment for longitudinal reducing from the internet material, to split stated website substance into pieces, with participants to position mentioned tools in the transverse route with regards to the route of give in the online material; a rewinder, to rewind the one pieces into rolls; a line for packaging the moves; at least one shuttle to move the sets of rolls established by stated rewinder-cutter in the direction of explained packaging series; an info coil upender for built-in treatments for explained elements of the coil upender.

The coil upender may be managed within an integrated way by way of the data coil upender, preventing the need to individually handle independent operations such as winding, reducing and rewinding, and packaging.

The information coil upender comprises a network server, a database containing information concerning process and/or control data; a plurality of computers associated with the components of the coil upender; a local network connecting said server and said computers, according to an advantageous embodiment.

Associated with the rewinder is a device to prepare the winding mandrels of the rolls, fitted on which are winding cores with dimensions and positions corresponding to the positions and dimensions of the single rolls to be produced, said device being connected to said local network, according to an advantageous embodiment.

In a helpful embodiment, the fishing line for packaging the moves comprises a robot for coping with the moves. Explained robot could be handled to grab one moves from said a minimum of one shuttle and disperse them on individual pallets. Additionally, means to show and different the single moves might be provided. The rolls are unloaded from the shuttle onto a coil upender which allows individual feed, having first performed upending if required, to facilitate gripping of the rolls by the robot.

A coil upender to generate 90 degree turnging

rewinding, cutting and unwinding,

packaging, labeling and palletizing approach.

These a few functions are apart from the other person, and therefore for total generation diverse creation information should be came into for the winding step, for the up coming reducing and rewinding step and also for the last packaging stage.

The upender owner in control of the line have to for that reason control the three manufacturing operations individually, need to enter into the creation guidelines on the distinct manage individual panels several times, should control the only production processes in the individual manage stations and, each and every improvement in manufacturing, must replicate every one of the programming of your three individual operations.

This calls for considerable management and programming occasions and the necessity for numerous persons to regulate and deal with the whole process, specially in the primary established-up and manufacturing transform techniques. Additionally, the necessity to enter in data many times raises the chance of problem while in coming into of the creation parameters about the a few diverse management coil upenders.

The actual existence of a few different production operations will make it difficult to enhance the functions as a function of the specified guidelines (minimization of instances being a purpose of the type of merchandise and also other variables), and makes it out of the question to continuously authenticate creation on all the machinery, manage the traceability of products and so forth. These surgical procedures are presently performed directly through the user, and consequently the production quantity and quality is dependent on the particular abilities of every proprietor.

A coil upender to make handling

The rewinder comes with a coil upender of counter and blades-cutting blades or some other longitudinal decreasing tools. These are generally situated transversely with regards to the route of give in the web substance, based on the dimensions of the pieces to get obtained by decreasing the net fabric from the reel. A variety of coil upenders are already researched for auto positioning the blades as being a function of the fabric to be made. An illustration of device to carry out explained placing is described in EP-A-1245354.

Winding mandrels, on what tubular winding cores, corresponding in number, position and dimension towards the number, dimension and position from the pieces into that your decreasing resources separate the net material from the master reel getting unwound, have been installed, are put time by period in the rewinder. devices and Machines that prepare the mandrel with the tubular winding cores fitted thereon currently exist. An illustration of a system on this kind is detailed in WO-A-0061480 and then in the corresponding European patent EP-B-1169250.

Downstream of the rewinders the winding mandrels are pulled from the created rolls, which can be then delivered to packaging.

Currently, included coil upenders for control over the various production actions from your winder to packaging are not provided. On the whole, in at present utilized coil upenders you can find about three separate principal processes. These are typically:

winding of your nonwoven created by the continuous machine,

A coil upender to produce handling

The rewinder comes with a coil upender of blades and counter-rotor blades or other longitudinal decreasing instruments. They are placed transversely with respect to the route of nourish of your website fabric, according to the size of the pieces to be attained by reducing the net substance in the reel. Numerous coil upenders have been researched for automated location the rotor blades as being a function of the information to get generated. An example of system to carry out mentioned placement is detailed in EP-A-1245354.

Winding mandrels, which tubular winding cores, corresponding in position, dimension and number towards the position, dimension and number from the pieces into which the decreasing instruments split the web fabric coming from the expert reel becoming unwound, have already been installed, are put time by amount of time in the rewinder. devices and Machines that get ready the mandrel using the tubular winding cores equipped thereon at present can be found. An example of a product on this type is defined in WO-A-0061480 as well as in the corresponding Western patent EP-B-1169250.

Downstream of the rewinders the winding mandrels are removed from the formed rolls, that happen to be then brought to packaging.

At the moment, incorporated coil upenders for handling of the many generation steps from the winder to packaging will not be supplied. Generally speaking, in at present used coil upenders there are actually about three individual principal functions. They are:

winding from the nonwoven manufactured by the continuous machine,

A coil upender to create handling

The rewinder is equipped with a coil upender of counter and blades-blades or some other longitudinal decreasing equipment. These are typically positioned transversely with respect to the course of nourish of your web material, according to the proportions of the strips to get obtained by decreasing the net materials from your reel. Different coil upenders have already been researched for automated positioning the blades like a function of the material to become created. An illustration of this gadget to carry out said location is defined in EP-A-1245354.

Winding mandrels, which tubular winding cores, corresponding in position, dimension and number towards the number, dimension and position in the pieces into that the slicing resources divide the net fabric from the grasp reel being unwound, have already been fitted, are placed time by period in the rewinder. Machines and devices that put together the mandrel using the tubular winding cores equipped thereon at present exist. An illustration of this a device on this variety is described in WO-A-0061480 as well as in the related European patent EP-B-1169250.

Downstream of your rewinders the winding mandrels are pulled from the created rolls, that happen to be then shipped to packaging.

At present, included coil upenders for management of the various production methods in the winder to packaging will not be presented. On the whole, in presently used coil upenders you can find three individual main operations. These are typically:

winding of your nonwoven made by the continuous machine,

A coil upender to produce handling job

PRIOR ART

Nonwoven is a fabric with a lot of employs in a variety of manufacturing career fields. It can be used, for example, like a element in producing hygienic napkins, infants diapers and other posts of manufacture. Nonwoven is likewise employed to create filters, garments notably in the disposable sort, linens, sanitary content articles of various sorts and also other posts.

Nonwoven is usually produced continually with a coil upender or machine having a winder offered at the wall plug thereof; the winder is actually a machine that consistently is provided with the strip of online material and winds it into reels using a huge size, also called mom or dad or learn reels. These sizeable reels must consequently be rewound and unwound decreasing the net material into strips of the smaller sized size to produce, in parallel, rolls of different diametrical and axial proportions. The sizing of your rolls depends upon the last destination in the semi-finished product or service. These moves are then usually delivered to other coil upenders or plants and flowers to form the beginning substance for manufacturing of the finished post.

Machines to make nonwoven could be carding models and mechanized entangling or hydro entangling coil upenders, spun lace coil upenders or other people known coil upenders.

A good example of a winder utilizable downstream of a machine for continuous manufacture of a nonwoven is described in EP-A-1245515. In this particular kind of winder the net substance is wound about a winding axle or mandrel guaranteed involving two area individual panels. The reel being established is presented pushed from a winding roller around that your online materials supplied in the production machine is given.

Rewinders, which may have diverse conformations, are used to chill the reel and rewind it into one rolls after having initially divided it through longitudinal reducing into individual pieces. Simply through example, some rewinders utilizable in the creation of nonwoven are described in EP-A.

A coil upender to generate turing job

27. A coil upender as stated in state 25, further more comprising a fifth laptop or computer related to stated packaging collection and functionally associated with a data source containing data regarding packaging of mentioned rolls.

28. A coil upender as claimed in declare 27, in which stated fourth pc is in charge of dealing with and running a robot for dealing with the rolls.

29. A coil upender as professed in state 1, additional comprising:

an initial PLC for controlling stated winder;

another PLC for managing said rewinder;

one third PLC for dealing with positioning of mentioned instruments for longitudinal slicing of the internet substance;

a fourth PLC for operating a device for making winding mandrels in the moves;

a 5th PLC for dealing with explained a minimum of one transfer shuttle;

a plurality of PLCs for managing the packaging collection.

30. A coil upender as reported in assert 29, further comprising a PLC for operating a member for taking out the winding mandrels from the moves shaped by said rewinder.

31. A coil upender as stated in claim 1, whereby connected with mentioned rewinder is actually a product to make winding mandrels from the rolls, fitted where are winding cores with dimensions and positions related for the positions and dimensions of individual moves to get produced, explained system getting associated with the local community.

32. A coil upender as reported in claim 31, whereby mentioned packaging type of the rolls consists of a robot for handling the rolls.

Information

Technological Industry

The present creation refers to coil upenders for producing moves of website fabric, especially although not specifically rolls or reels of nonwoven.

A coil upender to make turing work

18. A coil upender as reported in state 17, in which stated marking machine makes up a generating participant to produce information about mentioned content label.

19. A coil upender as claimed in declare 17, whereby explained marking machine is movable coupled a horizontal axis as well as a vertical axis, to brand rolls with diameters of various sizes.

20. Wherein said labeling machine cooperates with a device for angular orientation of the rolls before labeling, a coil upender as claimed in claim 17.

21. A coil upender as claimed in assert 20, whereby explained device for angular orientation of your moves is situated on mentioned at least one shuttle.

22. A coil upender as stated in declare 20, wherein stated device for angular orientation in the moves is associated with an unloading top of the rewinder.

23. A coil upender as reported in declare 20, wherein said gadget for angular orientation of the rolls includes a set of rollers identifying a cradle to assist and swivel the rolls.

24. A coil upender as stated in declare 1, further comprising an auxiliary packaging station, to package deal rolls or reels of significant axial length.

25. A coil upender as stated in declare 1, explained info coil upender further comprising, in addition to a server and interfaced with a network:

the first laptop or computer linked to stated winder and functionally connected to a data base containing data concerning the reels shaped by stated winder;

a second pc related to said rewinder and functionally connected to a data source containing data regarding the unwinding procedure of the reels and forming of said moves;

one third computer, connected with explained group of longitudinal decreasing tools and functionally associated with a data bank that contains data concerning said rolls;

a minimum of a 4th computer connected with explained packaging series and functionally associated with a data bank that contains info with regards to packaging of explained rolls.

26. A coil upender as reported in declare 25, where said thirdly laptop or computer is likewise connected with stated gadget for planning winding mandrels from the moves.