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1. (WO2015126242) SYSTEM FOR STORING PRODUCTS, METHOD FOR USING SUCH A SYSTEM AS WELL AS A CENTRAL CONTROL UNIT ARRANGED TO BE OPERATIVE IN SUCH A SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/126242    International Application No.:    PCT/NL2015/050100
Publication Date: Fri Aug 28 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Wed Feb 18 00:59:59 CET 2015
IPC: B65G 1/04
F16P 3/12
Applicants: VANDERLANDE INDUSTRIES B.V.
Inventors: WARRIES, Marcel Renée
VAN WIJNGAARDEN, Bruno
VAN DEN BERK, Franciscus Maria
Title: SYSTEM FOR STORING PRODUCTS, METHOD FOR USING SUCH A SYSTEM AS WELL AS A CENTRAL CONTROL UNIT ARRANGED TO BE OPERATIVE IN SUCH A SYSTEM
Abstract:
System (25) for storing products, comprising a number of racks (11) extending parallel to each other, wherein each rack (11) is provided with storage positions (16) for products located next to and above each other, a guide system comprising longitudinal guides (1'-4') extending in aisles (1-4) between adjacent racks, and horizontal transverse guides (15) extending transversely to the longitudinal guides (1'-4') as well as junctions (1''-4'') at positions where at least one longitudinal guide (1'-4') and at least one transverse guide (15) connect, carriages (19) capable of autonomously travelling over the longitudinal guides (1'-4'), transverse guides (15) and junctions (1''-4'') for placing products in and/or taking products out the storage positions (16), and a central control unit (13) arranged for digitally locking of longitudinal guides identified with an identification means (12) and for controlling the autonomous carriages (19) solely over the unlocked longitudinal guides.