With Automation Solutions, Saurer takes
next step toward automated factories
Textile companies are facing
increasingly complex challenges: higher labour costs and
employee turnover rates, not to mention the need to automate
material flow, reduce lead times and boost productivity.
Furthermore, companies increasingly require comprehensive
automation solutions due to greater demands on yarn quality and
ease of use as well as the trend towards large and heavy
Saurer already has 30 years of experience
in planning and installation of transport systems, especially
between roving frames and ring-spinning machines. The company
has successfully implemented over 100 systems worldwide. The new
product line Saurer Automation Solutions serves as customers'
expert engineering partner for integrated automation solutions
across the entire textile value chain. It consists of specially
designed automation elements that the project engineering team
combines into tailored system solutions that are seamlessly
integrated into customers' processes. Thanks to these solutions,
Saurer is meeting the growing demand for cost-effective
automation of spinning and further processing in staple fibre
spinning and twisting mills as well as in filament yarn
Loading unit on rail system for cabling BCF yarns
and tire cord.
Comprehensive data management with
innovative quality functions has become indispensable along the
entire textile value chain. With Senses, the digital mill
management system from Saurer, customers can consolidate and
analyse company-wide production, quality and performance data,
even for machines from other manufacturers.
Saurer Automation Solutions
offer tailor-made automation solutions in the following areas:
Staple fibre spinning and twisting: can transport using
automated guided vehicles, transport systems for roving bobbins,
palletising systems, conditioning, packaging, transport systems
for cross-wound packages from the winding/spinning machine to
the yarn warehouse.
Autoflow systems in ring spinning
Filament twisting and cabling:
transfer of feed packages with loading units on rail systems
for BCF yarns and tire cord for block doffing. Removal of
cross-wound twist packages using lifters/rail systems or an
automated transport system to the next process step, such as
automatic loading of thermosetting systems and weaving creels
using robotic units.
consulting, project planning and implementation of custom