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Top Performance with TQK Right
-Angle Precision Planetary Gearboxes

Bonfiglioli is proud to announce the new TQK series - Right-Angle Precision Gearbox version. This outstanding precision gearbox is complementary to the TQ series and boasts maximum power density, allows for top performance, and offers a space-saving installation solution. Due to its cutting-edge design and stellar performance, it covers a wide area of application where dynamic, high-speed, and top precision actions are required as well for reverse operations and a high number of starts and stops. TQK is particularly suitable for dynamic positioning applications for packaging and machine tooling as well for flat-bed machinery for wood working. In addition, it can carry out continuous running applications necessary for printing and paper converting.TQK provides a maximum power density. It features a versatile design in 5 sizes (060, 070, 090, 130 and 160), ratios from 6 up to 200 thanks to its design based on one and two reduction sizes, all this with a nominal torque from 30-800 Nm.

Furthermore, its distinctive housing design and optimized mono-block planetary carrier provide a markedly high torsional stiffness that can meet any application requirement from a faster dynamic to a higher number of stops and reverse cycles. The optimized planetary full-needle roller bearings allow for a higher torque output due to the maximizing of the contact points and increased stiffness, reduced wear and backlash. The TQK Series is equipped with higher-rating bearings that can handle higher radial and axial loads, and the reinforced bearing options extend higher performance. Its design is also suited for S1 & S5 operation with a very reliable catalog rating and selection procedure. The TQK series also comes equipped with a standard and reduced backlash lower than 4 arcmin and a smooth/keyed shaft. The combination of the reduced backlash and the high stiffness allows the TQK series to offer the highest level of precision.

These notable design features make the TQK series the best planetary gearbox solution available with the highest input speed rank to match the fastest servomotors on the market as well as the highest flexibility for input flanges to that can correspond with both Bonfiglioli and the most common servomotors. The TQK series can satisfy the most demanding needs by providing the most versatile and forward-thinking solution.

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Bonfiglioli helps Technowrapp achieve greatness with
Runner Arm: the worlds fastest arm pallet wrapper in the world

Technowrapp is a firm specializing in the design and production of automatic stretch wrap film pallet wrappers and pallet movement systems. Technowrapp has made a name for itself on the international scene by developing an innovative and creative solution. The new Runner Arm is exclusively equipped with Bonfiglioli motors.

Through their close collaboration with Bonfiglioli, Technowrapp has created Runner Arm, a perfect combination of high performance and simplicity of operation and maintenance. Bonfiglioli´s comprehensive and reliable motor solutions have ensured that Technowrapp is the trusted partner of leading firms in the packaging and logistics sectors.

Technowrapp faces new technological challenges by supplying the market with cutting-edge solutions, such as the Runner Arm that improve quality, performance, and production. In the Runner Arm automatic rotary arm pallet wrapper, Technowrapp engineers have succeeded in combining the high performance of a ring wrapper with the simplicity of operation and maintenance typical of an arm type wrapper. Thanks to two specific patents that make it possible to speed up the wrapping process, Runner Arm can achieve the unrivalled result of wrapping 136 pallets/hour with 10 turns per pallet, stabilising a pallet with just 76 grams of stretch wrap film (value achieved with 15 µm film). These two patents have produced the fastest arm pallet wrapper in the world. The rotary arm with centripetal contrast ring contains and guides the arm as it moves and makes it possible to reach a speed of rotation of 45 revolutions per minute, combining this with low structural stress. The cutting and welding pliers operate on the moving load, contributing to the increase in speed and efficiency of the work cycle. The result achieved is the wrapping of 136 pallets per hour. Runner Arm has revolutionized pallet wrapping and can satisfy customer demands more fully that ever before.

A unique supplier for all motors
Bonfiglioli has aided in the success of Runner Arm through its extensive product portfolio. Technowrapp utilized Bonfiglioli´s C, W, and BE/BN motor series for the pallet and vertical carriage movement as well as the ring rotation and the servo-assisted tensioning systems. The various Bonfiglioli motors were used for the tensioning, feeder, and plier carriages as well as for the presser and linear roller, The carriage system is equipped with Bonfiglioli´s W63 and BN_FD Motors with a motor power of ,75Kw. In addition, the tensioning and plier carriage are also equipped with W63 and BN_FD Motors, with motor powers of ,55 Kw for the tensioning carriage and ,37kw for the plier carriage; the tensioning carriage also utilizes a W86/BE motor with a motor power of 1.1Kw. The arm rotation uses Bonfiglioli´s W110/BN_FD motor series with 4Kw of motor while the presser uses a W63 BN_FD motor with ,55Kw of motor power. Lastly, the linear roller uses the C22 BE series with ,75 Kw of power. These various motor solutions have aided Runner Arm achieve outstanding speeds while maintaining low structural stress. In addition to providing cutting-edge motors, Bonfiglioli is a unique supplier that provides easier development, maintenance and spare parts management. Technowrapp can also rely on Bonfiglioli´s worldwide service network.

Through their diverse product range, Bonfiglioli has provided reliable and high-performing solutions that have enabled to Technowrapp to create the revolutionary Runner Arm, which can meet the most complex challenges in the packaging, wrapping, and logistics markets.

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Bonfiglioli and System Logistics S.p.A
partner on Modula, a high-performing, automatic
warehouse storage solution with different product lines
that optimise space and increase efficiency and productivity

System Logistics S.p.A is a very innovative firm in the industrial automation sector, with a presence in over 20 countries. The company designs and produces machines and complete systems for handling goods inside company/production distribution systems. Modula is the business line of System Logistics that consists of automatic mobile storage systems with trays that save 90% of ground space. Modula streamlines work and time management in the picking and tracking of components and semi-processed and finished products. Its structure is formed by a frame of bearing sections and modular steel covers; it reduces up to 400 m of material into only 12 m. It offers four possible combinations, inside and outside, single or double station to choose the best solution and improve storage, processing and tracking of materials, with high flexibility. A touch screen computer creates the perfect interface with the operator, with an easier management of all the warehouse functions; thanks to the double station, the operator can carry out picking and tracking operations simultaneously. Product warehouse and storage are key elements in increasing production and qualitative and performance standards. Modula is able to help their renowned clientele meet their handling, optimisation, and efficiency needs by providing a product line that maximizes space and time while securing the safety and traceability of products in a user-friendly and ergonomic manner that can be customized to specific customer requirements.

The Modula product line consists of different solutions for vertical automatic warehouses depending on client needs. The Modula LIFT is the flagship among vertical warehouse and can store up to 60,000 kg. The Modula OneTON is the automatic vertical warehouse with a high loading capacity: 990kg (net) for each tray. Finally, the Module Sintes1 is the ideal warehouse solution for picking for the storage and picking of small parts, thus optimising the available space inside the company and working at top picking speed (115 cycles/hour).

In order to meet all of the complex demands of the machine handling and driving systems as well for the electronic controls of Modula, System Logistics enlisted Bonfiglioli to aid them through their diverse product range of gear motors and frequency inverters.

Modula utilizes several of Bonfiglioli´s gear motors, such as the F Series as well as the W/VF and A series. The cornerstone of all these motors is their great versatility and efficiency, and they can be easily adapted to meet specific needs. They offer a streamlined installation due to their lightweight size and offer a wide variety of mounting options and shaft configurations. They are perfectly suited for the diverse material handling requirements of Modula's storage solutions and help facilitate the picking and conveying of the various components.

In addition to the various gear motors, Bonfiglioli also provides Modula with different series of frequency inverters, such as Agile and the ACU/AEC Series. The Agile Series is a sensorless vector inverter that boosts the efficiency of Modula´s various automatic storage units through open loop vector control, MMC memory cards and web control; it also offers easy installation and quick start-up. The ACU/AEC inverters are a compact and flexible solution dedicated to demanding industrial automation and motion control architecture requirements, which are of paramount importance to Modula for all its picking and tracking operations. These versatile and highly-accurate frequency inverters are crucial for Modula in order to adjust the speed, power and torque requirements based on client specifications. The same inverter commands axis z and axis x. For this particular application, a customized firmware has been implemented, which allows the two axes to use the positioning functionality.

Through their comprehensive range of solutions as well the reliability and quality of their performance, Bonfiglioli was able to meet all the demands and requests of the Modula product line and solve complex market challenges with great efficiency and innovation. Through this fruitful collaboration, Modula can offer cutting-edge warehouse storage solutions for a wide array of industrial sectors that can greatly increase productivity and maximize results.

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