The Shuttle XP Vertical Lift Module (VLM) from Kardex Remstar provides a way to store and manage tools. Various tool racks made of plastic, metal or wood are now available, allowing optimal use to be made of the space inside the Shuttle XP, both in terms of depth and height. The range includes plastic boxes for compartmentalizing trays, tool racks with adjustable holders and special divider systems.
The Shuttle XP offers a central solution in which tools of differing sizes, weights and geometries can be stored nearby the tooling machine or in a central tool store. The VLM offers protection from dust, dirt and damage. Access protection is possible for high-quality tools. The goods-to-person principle saves employees from having to walk and search for tools needed and reduces picking time by at least 50%.
Kardex Remstar’s Power Pick Global (PPG) software has all the basic functions found in warehouse management software. It can set up the storage structure, manage storage and retrieval tasks, perform inventory management in real time and also handle tool management functions. Interfaces are available for linking the system to existing tool management software. The number of incorrectly picked items is reduced to virtually zero with the help of information displays.