Floor track system (FTS) automation solution

  • Gray floor track system with red drive technology

Floor track systems require low-maintenance, scalable and highly dynamic concepts. Our MAXOLUTION® automation systems offer the ideal solution. We can boost your system availability with the help of comprehensive, flexible safety functions.

Ffloor track system (FTS) – our portfolio:

  • The MAXOLUTION® solution for FTS with shielded WLAN communication: FTS advanced
  • The MAXOLUTION® solution for FTS with safe communication: FTS safety

Your benefits

  • Everything from a single source

    Complete control and drive system ranging from the stationary control level to the control and sensor technology on the vehicles
  • Planning security and risk minimization

    Thanks to a certified project team, simulation and emulation with MOVIVISION®, startup, production facilitation and project acceptance
  • Perfectly tailored to your production requirements

    The modular systems are integrated into your system via flexible MOVIVISION® software solutions
  • Data transparency and high system availability

    With intelligent Drive Radar® software solutions for condition monitoring and predictive maintenance Keeping ahead of errors!

FTS advanced

Vehicle functions

FTS advanced vehicle functions

  • High-performance MOVIPRO® PHC controller with WLAN communication to the stationary segment controller
  • Integrated inverter for the travel axis including the option to connect an additional decentralized inverter
  • Position detection via a 2D barcode reader system
  • Parameter memory for quick startup and device replacement
  • Quick diagnostics via 7-segment display on the controller
  • Centralized, detailed vehicle diagnostics with MOVIVISION®®
  • Optional hand-held terminal enables vehicles and attached conveyor lines to be moved manually
  • Optional wear-free, inductive energy consumption

Technological schematic

Technological schematic for the floor track system (FTS) advanced

Safety technology

Safe Torque Off (STO) as per PL d

Funzioni di sicurezza del sistema

  • System / segment controller for vehicle coordination and diagnostics
  • Reliable and shielded WLAN communication in the slotted waveguide
  • Visualization and operation via Windows-based system, such as HMI panels or computers
  • Includes optional maintenance- and wear-free inductive energy transfer

Software functions

  • Coordinate and monitor the track using the intelligent system software MOVIVISION®®
  • Parameterization and diagnostics as distributed server–client application with authorization concept
  • Parameterizable interface allows connection to the PLC
  • Detailed diagnostics
  • Condition monitoring
  • Optional: virtual startup via 3D simulation based on real device software

Technical data

  • Drive inverter up to 6 kW (S3 operation) for travel drive
  • Optional auxiliary axes up to 2 × 4 kW
  • Continuous WLAN communication in shielded slotted waveguide
  • Positioning accuracy up to +/-2 mm
  • Single segment controller coordinates up to 50 vehicles

FTS safety

Vehicle functions

FTS safety vehicle functions

  • High-performance mobile controller MOVIPRO® PHC
  • Safe WLAN communication from the vehicle to the stationary safety controller
  • Integrated inverter for travel axis, which can be expanded with additional axes with decentralized inverters
  • Position detection using a 2D barcode reader system
  • Quick diagnostics via 7-segment display on the controller
  • Parameter memory for quick startup and device replacement
  • Centralized, detailed vehicle diagnostics with MOVIVISION®
  • Optional hand-held terminal enables vehicles and attached materials handling technology to be moved manually

Technological schematic

Technological schematic for floor track system (FTS) safety

Safety technology

  • Mobile and stationary high-performance MOVISAFE® HM31 – SIL 3 / PL e
    safety controller

Available safety functions as per PL d:

  • STO, SLS and SLP for the travel and auxiliary axes
  • Emergency system stop via safe communication
  • SLS when entering the system

Stationary/communication functions

System/segment controller for vehicle coordination and diagnostics

Reliable and shielded WLAN communication in the slotted waveguide

Visualization and operation via Windows-based system, such as HMI panels or computers

Includes optional switch controller with MOVIPRO® PHE advanced

Software functions

  • Coordinate and monitor the track with the intelligent system software MOVIVISION®®
  • Parameterization and diagnostics as distributed server–client application with authorization concept
  • Parameterizable interface allows connection to the PLC
  • Detailed diagnostics
  • Condition monitoring
  • Optional: Virtual startup via 3D simulation based on real device software

Technical data

  • Drive inverter up to 22 kW for travel axis
  • Up to 2 x 4 kW drive inverter for auxiliary axes
  • PFF-HM31 PL e safety controller
  • Continuous, safe WLAN communication in shielded slotted waveguide
  • Positioning accuracy up to +/- 2 mm
  • Single segment controller coordinates up to 50 vehicles

Why use FTS solutions from MAXOLUTION® for your automotive production?

Floor track systems with shielded WLAN communication

FTS advanced

  • Wear-free energy transfer and communication at high speeds
  • Floor track system with wide-range, continuous communication to the segment controller
  • Travel axis plus optional additional axes
  • Complete drive and control system: segment controller, inductive power, communication, positioning system, mobile controller and much more
  • Virtual startup via simulation and emulation
  • Effortlessly keep your eye on the system – DriveRadar® / Condition Monitoring & Predictive Maintenance

Floor conveyor systems with safe communication

FTS safety

  • Quick, precise and safe
  • Travel axis plus optional additional axes
  • Virtual startup via simulation and emulation
  • Complete drive system: segment controller, communication, positioning system, mobile controller, mobile and stationary safety controller and much more
  • Virtual startup via simulation and emulation
  • Effortlessly keep your eye on the system – DriveRadar® / Condition Monitoring & Predictive Maintenance
Contact us

We're happy to help.

Do you have any questions about our MAXOLUTION® Automotive Service? Just send us a message!

Contact us
Video
Our tried-and-tested MAXOLUTION® automotive solutions support you as you work towards creating your own smart factory and enable you to increasingly network physical and digital processes – throughout the entire value creation system.
Automation for the automotive industry

The video is loading...

Our tried-and-tested MAXOLUTION® automotive solutions support you as you work towards creating your own smart factory and enable you to increasingly network physical and digital processes – throughout the entire value creation system.

Industry 4.0 for automotive industry

Our MAXOLUTION® factory automation support you as you work towards creating your own smart factory.

Video
Implement safe and efficient processes in automobile production. Our 3D animation highlights how we help you to do so.
Film about for the automotive industry

The video is loading...

Implement safe and efficient processes in automobile production. Our 3D animation highlights how we help you to do so.

MAXOLUTION® Automotive solutions

Not only cars need efficient drives and intelligent assistant systems: Assistenzsysteme: We make the automotive industry fit for the future.

Contact

Please enter your postal code to find the corresponding contact person.

Last visited