Automatic handling cranes


 Automatic handling cranes

  • Designed, produced and installed by BONFANTI
  • All the cranes components are designed and produced in order to operate in corrosive and heavy environments typical of the pickling plants.
  • All the critical components of the cranes are protected with special fenders
  • The lifting equipment is realized with a Winch specifically designed by BONFANTI
  •  Vertical movement guided with fixed slides in order to eliminate the material oscillations during all the movements
  • Automation system managed by dedicated PLC installed on board.
  • Mechanical movements controlled and managed by invertes controls
  • All the crane movements (traslations, lifting) are controlled by dedicated components (encoders, optical lasers) in order to control in real time the position feedback.
  • Dedicated mechanism specifically designed in order to guarantee di positioning precision
  • The Axes speed (Bridge and trolley traslation, lifting) are proportional to the weight of the material handled

Management and control system

  • Management and control application (level 2) realized on PC platform dedicated also to the management of the operator interface
  • Complete management of the working cycles
  • Complete control and certification of the dipping times in all the pickling tanks.
  • Storing of all the process data collected for each material during the pickling process
  • Different working cycles in function of material types.
  • Possibility to handle, at the same time, different material and/or cycle types in the same operative process.
  • Real time tracking of the pickling process for all the material in treatment phase.
  • Alarms management
  • SCADA functions to control process elements and data of the pickling plant:
    • Elements (tank cover status and movements, liquids topping up management, etc)
    • Values (Tanks liquid level, temperatures, acidity gradient, etc)
  • Interfacing with external automation systems to exchange process signals and data
  • Interfacing with external management systems to exchange operative data:
    • Production orders
    • Working cycles
    • Items
    • Production data collected
    • Process data collected (cycle time, process data collected for each handled material).

Input / Output material racks

  • Customized solutions in function of the material typology, real space available and real production requirement.
  • Safety systems to guarantee the material loading and unloading in according with the safety standards. 


Bonfanti s.r.l.
Strada Statale Briantea, 4 - 24030 Ambivere (BG) Italy - Tel. +39 035 908911 - Fax +39 035 908909 -

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