Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 19 2018 - Page 35

The BG Sorter assigns the right parcels to the right destination. parcels must be handled with care and packages on a horizontally and vertically tested technologies,” explains Frank distributed quickly and accurately,” said adjustable telescopic belt conveyor. It Niemietz. “This includes the sorter frame Fischer. The sortation system must meet transports the packages, which vary made out of steel and the contactless these high demands. BEUMER Group in shape and weight onto a BEUMER energy supply instead of the typical provided the necessary technology, with Parcel Belt Conveyor. The weight of contact lines, which are commonly used its new high-capacity BG Sorter at its each package is precisely calculated. The by the competition.” The tilt tray sorter core, designed as a tilt tray sorter. “Our shipments are then dispatched onto the design is capable of conveying items of up components have been installed, from BG Sorter. The system can assign the to 60 kilograms. Wireless communication goods receipt to goods issue,” reports parcels to the right destination because enables real-time data transmission, Frank Niemietz, Sales Manager Logistic it is equipped with barcode recognition unlike infrared communication where Systems at BEUMER Group. Wernberg is and with a laser system that continuously data are transmitted only when an a comparatively small site of the Austrian detects the parcel’s volume and reports infrared sensor is passed. This reduces postal service. BEUMER Group had to the result to the superordinate data the communication time to milliseconds. install the entire system in the already processing system. If the packages “Different operating modes are also easily existing hall with very little space. cannot be read then they are sent to a implemented. This allows us to respond special destination. An employee inspects better to sensitive products,” explains BG SORTER: ADJUSTABLE, QUIET, and processes the parcels, then returns Niemietz. “The items are discharged at RELIABLE them to the BG Sorter. different speeds and with high precision.” When a truck docks at the hall for unloading, an employee places the Users can handle items of different sizes “Our BG Sorter is based on tried-and- with more flexibility. FDPP - www.fdpp.co.uk 35