Overhead Conveyors (Bauer Gear Motors | BM Series)
Thurella is a leading Swiss juice producer and accounts for a third of all the apple juice concentrate produced in Switzerland. The company processes around 30,000 metric tons of fruit and 7,500 metric tons of vegetables every year and is also active in the contract bottling business including juices, beer, and ice tea.
The EOC manufacturer in Schopfheim (Baden, Germany), selected Bauer Type BM20 geared motors to power each of the systems nineteen vehicles (load carriers). The BM20 units, designed for overhead conveyor drives, feature a low-backlash coupling for high positioning accuracy and are fitted with a transmitter for precise motor speed control. Units incorporate low noise gearing and are completely enclosed and sealed against dust and water spray.
The new EOC system, which leverages gravity to lift heavy pallets, brings with its higher stock turnover and faster loading and unloading of trucks and railcars, combined with lower costs and a lower error rate.
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