Knorr Bremse II – buffer storage with fire extinguishing system

Knorr Bremse II – buffer storage with fire extinguishing system

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The company planned to centralize its buffer storage system in order to organize its extensive range of assembly parts more efficiently. An innovative fire protection system was part of the concept.



Requirements:

  • Space-saving storage of a wide range of small parts
  • Reduce picking errors
  • Effective fire protection


Solution:

  • Storage of 210,000 parts in 8 vertical lifts on a footprint measuring just 84 m²
  • Software-assisted storage in shuttles increases order picking accuracy
  • Kardex Fire Solution – integrated gas fire suppression system in all units
  • In the event of a fire, inert gas is fed into the system at low pressure, smothering the fire and ensuring that the components remain undamaged
  • Permanent monitoring of the air quality with immediate identification of smoke particles


Scope of delivery:

  • 8 Shuttle XP 500 systems
  • Gas fire suppression with special fire alarm system
  • Smoke alarm
Knorr Bremse II – buffer storage with fire extinguishing system

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