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.

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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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Shuttle charging system

Shuttle warehouses promise high throughput rates and short access times. Their adaptable and efficient vehicles can transport a wide variety of loads and handle a high number of storage and retrieval operations in a short time. In terms of energy supply, leading manufacturers are increasingly relying on point charging in view of ever more powerful battery storage systems (ultracaps).

VAHLE has developed the shuttle charging system, which is unique on the market to date, especially for this application.Variable lengths and charging positions are made possible due to its modular design. Since the charging contacts are hardly larger than a matchbox, the ultra-compact SLS can be integrated into the shuttle rail in a space-saving manner.

The shuttle charging system ensures high energy outputs and enables particularly fast charging. The charging positions can be driven on both sides and installed both inside and at the end of an aisle. In order to be able to supply the shuttles with energy while they are in motion, the contact area can optionally be extended to several meters long charging sections. Wear-resistant overrun elements ensure a long service life.

Your Vision. Our Solution.

  • Modular construction system enables individual adaptation and free scalability
  • High charging currents of up to 140 amps and max. 48 volts
  • Maximum efficiency due to short charging cycles and high ramp-up speeds
  • Simple installation (plug and play)
  • Concealed implementation in drive profiles due to ultra-compact dimensions
  • Low maintenance due to long service life of the carbon brushes
Technical data
Power supply (2-pole) 48 VDC
Charging current 100 A (140 A peak)
Duty cycle 100 % (50 %)
Max. driving speed 4 m/s
Operating conditions
Operating temperature -30°C to +55 °C
Application 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

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