Gualchierani designs the most suitable warehouses according with customer's needs, taking into account the most efficient solutions for handling and storing bobbins, beams, tops, bumps and so on. It's possible storing raw materials, semifinish products as well as finish products, packed and ready to be shipped. Semifinish product storage is often made to obtain a buffer among production steps, kind of storage depends on previous and next process. Customization is an important feature in designing automatic warehouses so as to accomplish client's several needs about space, production rate and management of storing.
Inside a warehouse, materials can be handled by:
- Overhead Robot
Robot are made up of overhead slides, besides they are provided with a doffer having horizontal and vertical movement. Doffer has aboard a suitable picking device for handling material (expansive pliers for bobbins or pincers for boxes). Travellinglifts are often used in rack warehouses, to store finished product in pallets, boxes and so on. Travellinglifts are provided with slides set in the ground and with picking devices (e.g. telescopic), turning shelf and forks, depending on materials to handle.
- Bobbins warehouse
- Bumps warehouse
- Boxes warehouse
- Pallet warehouse