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Compact conductor system VKS10

Track-guided storage solutions are on the rise. They are extremely space-saving and promise a high turnover rate. Regardless of whether small parts or high-bay warehouses are involved, operation is usually fully automated. Reliable power and signal transmission is required so that the load-carrying vehicles can be controlled quickly and precisely.

The VKS10 compact conductor system was specially developed for stacker cranes and has been a market standard for leading suppliers for many years. The multifunctional complete solution enables the transmission of drive power, control currents and other signals.

Thanks to up to 10-pole design and a wide power range, the contact-protected system is suitable for aisle, lift mast and multi-applications. The universal VTP support profile allows large suspension distances and easy implementation of different positioning systems. Complex and expensive auxiliary constructions are thus a thing of the past.

The VKS10 is compatible with the Smart Collector, the world's first current collector for intelligent system inspection from VAHLE. The system helps to detect problems and faults at an early stage and to better plan maintenance cycles.

Your Vision. Our Solution.

  • Compact design
  • Simple and fast mounting due to clips technology and plug-in connections
  • Maximum pole variance and wide power spectrum
  • Protected against accidental contact (IP 2X) and UL approval
  • Also suitable for refrigerated and deep-freeze warehouses
  • High compatibility with common rack profiles and positioning systems
Technical data - Electrical
Rated current 63-140 A
Conductor cross-section 16-35 mm²
Rated voltage with protective conductor 690 V (UL 600)
Number of poles 4-10
Conductor material Copper
Protection class IP2X
Technical data - Mechanical
Max. Travel speed 450 m/min
Phase distance 14 mm
Max. Suspension distance 1,2 m
Technical data - System
Standard length conductor line 4/6 m
Operating conditions
Operating temperature -30°C to +55°C
Flammability (insulating housing) flame retardant, self-extinguishing, UL 94 V0
Application Indoor systems

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  • Maintenance, repair and inspections
  • Modernization of existing plants (retrofit)
  • Multi-level training options
  • Project planning in the Customer Hub
  • Intelligent system inspection and predictive maintenance through integration of the VAHLE Smart Collector

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