ZZWancor - Wienerberger, Istighofen Switzerland
Following the excellent cooperation between SABO and ZZ Wancor on the previous project in Istighofen which was completed in 2014, ZZ Wancor assigned to SABO a new modernization project in Istighofen plant for 2015.
The project involves modifications in wet side in order the plant to be able to introduce in the production new products (PM). SABO installed new machines and made the necessary modifications on the existing machines for handling the wet bricks after the cutting line. Also, a new gripper for wet bricks with 2 heads for the existing robot was designed and installed.
At the setting area new grippers for the robots was installed able to work with the new PM products.
At the unsetting area Sabo installed a new robot for unsetting the kiln cars layer by layer. The fired bricks after unloading from the kiln cars are travelling with new transporting lines through the grinding machine.
After grinding, new transporting system with pusher and also a tilting device for tilt the bricks, when required, is moving the bricks on the final conveyor belt. Then the existing robot takes the ready layers from the belt and loads the final pallet layer by layer.
All production targets have been met and the project was successfully delivered.