Storage Machines and WMS

Lift Systems (TORNADO)

  • 8th July 2019

Lift Systems (TORNADO) with its ingenious vertical lifting device, the servo-operated automated Tornado storage system is rapid, energy-efficient and ergonomic. These vertical lift storage machines are easy to tailor to each customer’s needs. Tornados are the perfect solution for storing and handling small items in your warehouse or shop.

Tornado offers safe and secure storage for your small parts. The system’s intelligent engine attempts to place the more active trays close to the retrieval point. This makes the Tornado system especially useful for seasonal products. Each level in a Tornado vertical storage machine can be password-protected for added security.

The Tornado’s speed both horizontally and vertically offers rapid storage and retrieval. The clear and straightforward structure makes the system extremely reliable and therefore cheap to maintain.

Picking from a Tornado could not be easier. The operator enters a product code, either manually, using a bar-code reader or from a higher-level system. The Tornado then retrieves the required tray and brings it to the operator at the optimum height so the item can be picked.

Tornado vertical Lift storage machines offer:

  • More goods can be fitted into the same space – up to a 70% increase in horizontal capacity.
  • Efficient picking – up to 65% reduction in picking times.
  • Ergonomic operation – automatic delivery of trays to an optimal working level.
  • Prevention of unauthorized use – reduction of losses.
  • Easy, paperless order processing.
  • The Windows-based PC control system allows easy integration with many types of WMS.
  • Minimization of picking errors.
  • Can transfer goods between floors like a lift.
  • The latest technology on the market.

Tornado vertical storage machine dimensions and statistics:

  • Tray width (internal): 1250-4000 mm
  • Tray depth (internal): 520, 620, 720, 820 and 1220 mm (other dimensions on request)
  • Tray load capacity: 500 kg maximum
  • Load height: 850 mm maximum
  • Total load capacity: 40 000 kg maximum
  • Total height: 15 m maximum
  • Electrical connection: 400 VAC
  • Motor output: 5.5 kW
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