Modular, Flexible, and Cost-Effective
In Focus: Effectiveness in Handling
The main advantages of Linde logistic trains are their rapid and accurate handling, as well as the flexibility with which the trailer modules can quickly be adapted to all types of goods to be transported within the company premises. Each with a minimum turning circle, they can be used in even the most limited spaces. All Linde logistic trains operate with a variety of loading frames, some of which have engageable dollies for transported goods, that are raised for transport using lifting equipment and then lowered again for unloading. This makes material transportation with Linde logistic trains effective, convenient and fast.
The different and freely combinable trailers can quickly and easily accept all types of goods that typically need to be transported within the company premises. They can be loaded with various rolling racks, which are optionally available with locks.
Safety and Ergonomics
The whole train is secured with an immobilizer and cannot begin to move until all load frames have been raised. The tow tractors feature a driver assistance system that automatically restricts the speed when cornering to help avoid tipping accidents. All Linde logistic train trailer modules are connected to each other and to the tractor via data cable. This means the driver can operate the lifting function for all trailers centrally from the cab. He or she can see at a glance whether all load frames have been raised for transportation. However, each individual load frame can also be operated by foot sensor on any particular trailer. During operation, the lifting function is deactivated and the load is electronically monitored to actively avoid hazards. All physical activities of the driver and operator are ergonomically optimized.
Accurate Steering and Simple Handling
In order to be able to steer the logistic trains as accurately as possible, the trailers are each fitted with four steerable wheels. This allows extremely small turning circles to be achieved—even with four trailers—for example, in the narrow space between production lines. The wheels of the trailer modules of Linde logistic trains, which are also available in a spring-loaded version, are fitted to sophisticated tilt axles. This enables loads to be transported with as little risk of damage as possible. Using a special trailer with a bridge frame, the goods to be transported can be loaded or unloaded from both sides. All trailers are equipped with an accurate and quiet lifting mechanism, allowing the transported load to be raised smoothly to a freely-adjustable lift height.
In Linde logistic trains, the future is already built in. In digitally controlled production processes, the requirements for precision and punctuality in material logistics are constantly growing. Networked logistics concepts are required, in which machines, goods, and transport systems communicate with one another to ensure that the goods are transported as efficiently as possible. The next step in this direction is logistic trains that move autonomously around production halls, controlled centrally via a powerful fleet management system. Linde logistic trains are already fitted with powerful sensors, actuators, and control systems on the basis of which appropriate solutions can be implemented.
5 X MORE OUTPUT
No two Linde logistic trains are exactly alike. In addition to standard equipment, each of the three models can be supplied with a selection of additional features that go far beyond just optional weather protection for the various trailers, as well as offering optional locks and lighting. In addition, the various customer requirements with regard to the means of transport to be moved can be met flexibly. Special paintwork in colors other than Linde red is optionally available.