Vertical Carousel (Paternoster)

Automatic Storage Machines are computer-controlled storage and transfer systems that can significantly improve the efficiency of product storage and picking. These machines are easy to integrate with a Company’s existing Warehouse Management System (WMS), but they can also be used as a standalone system. The site and operating environment determines the system’s size and composition.

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Paternoster’s offer closed, safe storage and protect products from dust and light damage. Retrieval points can be set up on different floors and the faster product turnaround times offered by Paternosters mean that the warehouse picking operation can be reduced by as much as 60%.

The work environment is safe and ergonomic, as carriers are transported to the optimum working level.

A Paternoster carousel is the perfect system for storing many different types of goods. It offers rapid processing; the Paternoster will always takes the shortest route to the operator, as well as minimising the number of picking errors.

A patternoster can offer

  • Fit more goods into the same space. Saving up to 70% on floor space.
  • Picking time only 15 seconds/row.
  • Reduces picking errors by two thirds.
  • Ideal for batch picking.
  • Combines reliable technology with decades of experience in global deliveries.
  • Low maintenance requirements supported by a good maintenance network.
  • Provides a safe, ergonomic work environment.
  • Is easy to integrate with many WMS solutions.
  • Prevents unauthorised use. Reduces losses.
  • Offers a separate durable an secure frame.
  • A well-lit picking opening that can be closed and secured electronically. Optionally, multiple picking openings on more than one floor level.
  • Guarantees the safety of both users and goods with a safety light curtain and photoelectric cells above and below the picking opening.
  • A control equipped with a graphical display and an alphanumeric keyboard.
  • Carrier dimensions suitable for most standard picking trays.

Paternoster dimensions and statistics:

  • Carrier widths 2850 and 4100 mm
  • Carrier depths 420, 520 and 620 mm
  • Carrier capacity 600 kg max per carrier
  • Space between carriers: 201-493 mm
  • Total capacity: 15 600 kg maximum
  • Total widths: 3703 and 4953 mm
  • Total depth: 1836, 2036 and 2236 mm
  • Total height: 3040-14 890 mm
  • Electrical connection: 400 VAC
  • Motor output: 4 kW
  • Control system: PaC100


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