Felix Schulte, Grzegorz Tomaszczyk (Beckhoff)

Levitating 2D product transport for the machine of tomorrow


For more than 100 years, the conveyor belt has been the gold standard of product transport within and in between production machines. Planar motor systems such as XPlanar by Beckhoff aim to change that. They can transport products as well as position them with µm accuracy. In addition they over free 2D movement, up to 6 degrees of freedom and minimized wear and tear due to the unique levitational effect.