VAHLE Crane Technology
Individual solutions for heavy loads

Cranes are used in many industries. Steel producers, recycling yards and companies from the construction industry VAHLE offers reliable systems for energy and data transmission.

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VAHLE Intralogistics automated small parts warehouse
Automated conveyor technology in the internal flow of goods

Increasing production rates, high throughput volumes and short delivery times require partially or fully automated intralogistics.

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VAHLE Automotive Electric Monorail System (EMS)
Innovative solutions for flexible production processes

Adaptable manufacturing processes are the key to the greatest possible efficiency in vehicle production. VAHLE solutions for energy and data transmission make a significant contribution to this.

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VAHLE Port Technology
Innovative solutions for the ports of tomorrow

Zero emission is the requirement for the port of the future. With the solutions for energy and data transmission from VAHLE, port operators are getting closer to this goal.

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VAHLE Amusement Rides Ferris Wheel
Intelligent solutions for the rides of the future

The amusement, leisure and adventure sectors are often at the cutting-edge of the industry. That's why many ride builders and manufactures rely on VAHLE to provide roller coaster and ride passengers with increasingly extraordinary experiences. 

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VAHLE People Mover streetcar
Automated transport systems for the mobility of the future

Streetcars, sky trains or rolling sidewalks are the future of resource-saving mobility. Many manufacturers rely on components from VAHLE for the design.

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VAHLE General Industry
Innovative solutions for special mobile applications

Stadium roofs, waste incineration plants, facade elevators: Mobile industrial applications are used in many areas. VAHLE offers various special solutions for reliable energy supply and data communication.

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VAHLE data communication
Data communication: fast, flexible and secure

Advancing digitization requires the transmission of ever greater volumes of data. Our vCOM solutions ensure reliable data communication for the control of automated conveyor systems at all times.

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VAHLE positioning
Positioning: robust, flexible and precise

Modern manufacturing requires automated conveyor systems that can be positioned with extreme precision. The prerequisites for this are created by our robust vPOS solutions, which are available with both magnetic and optical processes.

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VAHLE control
Control: mobile, scalable and efficient

Automation is shaping modern production processes more than ever. Numerous mobile conveyor units must be reliably controlled. With our versatile vDRIVE solutions, this can be achieved flexibly and with optimized performance.

Solutions for control systems
VAHLE system solution
System solutions: Everything from a single source

With our holistic system solutions, we offer a perfectly coordinated product combination of power transmission, data communication, positioning and control for a wide range of applications.

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Compact conductor system VCL

The requirements in intralogistics are increasing. Especially in e-commerce, where small quantities often go hand-in-hand with high item variance, the challenges are great. To increase the throughput of automated warehouses, many manufacturers rely on scalable systems and dynamic high-speed applications.

The VAHLE Compact Line (VCL) is a true all-round talent. Thanks to its modular design, the multipolar energy supply system is suitable for almost all track-guided vehicles used in bearings. Thanks to high clearance and creepage distances, the VCL ensures reliable power and signal transmission even in heavily contaminated environments.

In shuttle applications of all kinds, the VCL is used as a two- or three-pole variant. Its ultra-compact design allows it to be concealed in the drive profile. The very long service life of the current collectors and collector brushes keeps maintenance and follow-up costs low.

For automated sorting and retreival systems (AS/RS) in small parts warehouses and stacker cranes in pallet warehouses, the VCL offers a four- to six-pole solution. By combining it with the VAHLE Multi Carrier (VMT), the system scores with large suspension distances as well as reliable mechanical protection of the conductor rail. In addition, optical positioning systems can be easily integrated.

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Compact conductor system VCL

VMT - Optimized support structure for the VCL

The VAHLE Multi Carrier (VMT) is the optimum support structure when it comes to the fast and cost-effective assembly and modification of our conductor systems. In addition to accommodating the various conductor systems, positioning systems can of course also be integrated.

  • Suspension distance up to 3.5 m possible
  • Quick and easy assembly due to plug-in and clamping technology
  • Universal suspension for all common upright profiles
  • Mechanical protection of the conductor system
  • Integration of optical positioning systems

  • Modular system for universal solutions
  • Simple, safe and fast installation (plug & play) due to clips technology
  • Concealed implementation in drive profiles due to ultra-compact dimensions
  • Wide power range from 40 to 100 amps and 12 to 500 volts
  • Low maintenance due to long carbon brush service life
  • Price-sensitive variant with steel conductor available for small power requirements



Technical data - Electrical
Rated current 40/100 A 40/100 A
Conductor cross section 25 mm² 25 mm²
Rated voltage without protective conductor 48 V 48 V
Nominal voltage with protective conductor Max. 500 V Max. 500 V
Number of poles 2 3
Conductor material Copper or steel copper or steel
Protection class IP2X IP2X
Technical data - Mechanical
Max. travel speed 400 m/min 400 m/min
Phase distance 15 mm 15 mm
Max. suspension distance 0,8 m 0,8 m
Technical data - System
Max. system length without expansion section 150 m 150 m
Standard conductor line length 4 m 4 m
Operating conditions
Operating temperature -30°C to +55°C -30°C to +55°C
Flammability (insulating housing) flame retardant, self-extinguishing, UL 94 V0 flame retardant, self-extinguishing, UL 94 V0
Application Indoor systems Indoor systems
  • Plant project planning and consulting
  • Installation planning
  • Installation and commissioning
  • Maintenance, repair and inspections
  • Modernization of existing plants (retrofit)
  • Multi-level training options
  • Project planning in the Customer Hub

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