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Product overview

Contents
The many faces of FlexLink ........................................2
FlexLink applications...................................................4
FlexLink – the company ..............................................8
The FlexLink business concept..............................8
Conveyor systems.......................................................9
Chain widths from 44 mm to 295 mm ....................9
Conveyor systems................................................10
Conveyor data summary ......................................12
Multiflexing conveyor components .......................13
Chain products .....................................................14
Conveyor beams ..................................................15
Conveyor beam support brackets ........................16
Drive units and idler units.....................................16
Bends ...................................................................17
Accessories..........................................................17
Guidance..............................................................18
Pallet handling components .................................19
Modular pallet conveyor system...........................20
Wide chain conveyor system ...............................22
Stainless steel conveyor system Series X ...........23
Modular conveyor system EM..............................25
Structural systems.....................................................26
Introduction ..........................................................26
General product information.................................26
Beams ..................................................................27
Connectors...........................................................27
Feet ......................................................................28
Enclosure components.........................................29
Components for linear motion ..............................30
Components for rotating motion...........................30
Conduit element ...................................................31
Pneumatic components........................................31
® Copyright FlexLink 2003 Linear drive units.......................................................32
The contents of this publication are the copyright of
the publishers and may not be reproduced (even Introduction ..........................................................32
extracts) unless permission is granted. Every care
has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the infor- General product information.................................33
mation but no liability can be accepted for any errors Linear drive units L55/L75/L100...........................34
or omissions. The right is reserved to make design
modifications. Linear drive unit, T-slot saddle .............................34
Patents Vertical linear drive unit........................................34
Essential parts of the FlexLink product range are Vertical telescopic drive unit.................................34
protected by patents and design regulations.
Drawings are made to European standards.

1
The many faces of FlexLink

2 The many faces of FlexLink


The many faces of FlexLink 3
FlexLink applications

Automatic machinery for gear wheels

Circular pallet flow, top seat guide rail assembly

Inhalator packaging and filling line

4 FlexLink applications
Accumulation area between filler
and labeling

Multifunctional wedge
conveyor for cosmetic bottles

Chute for quick and efficient


lowering

FlexLink applications 5
Merging point

Accumulation area

C-chute

6 FlexLink applications
Stainless steel conveyor

XK pallet conveyor

Automation loops with twin track conveyor

FlexLink applications 7
FlexLink – the company
The FlexLink business concept

First choice for easier automation Services, products, and applications


FlexLink Systems – the world’s leading supplier of flexi- The following services and products are offered to the
ble plastic chain conveyor systems, bases its operations market:
on the following visionary business concept:
• Conveyor components
“We will continue to develop our leading position in the • Other automation components
flexible plastic chain conveyor market by satisfying the
• Component kits and modules
needs of the world’s most demanding customers through
a global network providing expertise, reliable deliveries • Conveyor and automation systems
and outstanding overall service.”
• Turn-key systems through system builders
The words “leading”, “flexible”, “demanding”, “global” and
• Training
“expertise” characterize the philosophy that has enabled
FlexLink Systems to establish a track record of providing • Service contracts
high quality products and service to its customers.
• World-wide service
• Scrap recycling

8 FlexLink – the company


Conveyor systems
Chain widths from 44 mm to 295 mm

Large FlexLink installation at Kungsörnen macaroni factory

FlexLink standard conveyors Conveyor support components


Together, the FlexLink standard conveyor product lines The FlexLink conveyors are held in place by a well bal-
cover a wide range of applications. Multiflexing conveyor anced range of support components, with beam support
systems XS, XL, XM, XH, XK, and XB use plastic chains brackets, support beams, feet, etc.
in many configurations. The chain design permits hori- A number of pre-designed support structures are
zontal as well as vertical change of direction. Chain shown as examples.
widths range from 44 mm up to 295 mm, for product
widths up to 400 mm. Each system consists of a wide
range of modular components which can be fitted using Series X stainless steel conveyor systems
simple hand tools. XL, XM and XH conveyors Series X are stainless steel
Conveyor structures built from aluminium beams with designs adapted to the requirements of the food process-
standardized T-slots simplify attachment of components ing, pharmaceutical and hygiene industries. Standard
and accessories. FlexLink plastic chains are used.

Pallet handling products NEW! Modular conveyor system EM


Catalogue section Pallet handling components (XL/XM/ EM modular system has a compact design that is espe-
XK) contains special products for pallet handling, includ- cially well suited for light applications in the packaging
ing pallets, pallet locating stations, pallet stop cylinders industry. The modular concept includes four different
and pallet transfer stations. The systems are based on modules, which allows simplified engineering and order-
conveyor components from the standard conveyor line. ing as well as reduced assembly time.
The XK pallet handling system also includes divert/
merge devices for easy transfer of pallets between con-
veyors. Modular pallet conveyor system XT
The modular twin-track pallet conveyor system XT is well
Guide rail components suited for manual and automatic assembly and test sys-
Catalogue section Guide rail components deals with var- tems in the automotive and electrical/electronics indus-
tries. It can handle square and rectangular pallets from
ious types of guide rails and guide rail support compo-
240 mm × 240 mm up to 640 mm × 640 mm.
nents. Those products are used with several of the
FlexLink conveyor systems. A number of pre-designed
guide rail structures are shown as examples.

Conveyor systems 9
Conveyor systems
Conveyor system XS (chain width 44 mm)
Features
Chain permits transport of very small items which are otherwise difficult to handle.
Compact and neat design
Examples of application areas
Small ball bearings, perfume bottles, pharmaceutical bottles, sintered metal com-
ponents

Conveyor system XL (chain width 63 mm)


Features
Suitable for a wide range of applications. Preferable in high speed applications.
Includes components for pallet handling and vertical wedge conveyors
Examples of application areas
Tissue paper, gear wheels, aerosol cans, medium size ball bearings, piston parts,
yoghurt, fuel injectors, dry batteries, plastic bottles, tape cassettes, matches,
cheese boxes, coffee and tea packages

Conveyor system XM (chain width 83 mm)


Features
Suitable for a wide range of applications. Higher capacity than XS and XL. Includes
components for pallet handling and vertical wedge conveyors
Examples of application areas
Ball valves, water meters, disk drives, pie packages, film cartridges, plastic bottles,
beverage cans, products on pallets, paint cans, socks

Conveyor system XH (chain width 103 mm)


Features
Suitable for larger items, especially if point of balance is somewhat offcenter. Higher
capacity than XS and XL
Examples of application areas
Large ball bearings, turbo rotors, safety belt brackets, electric motors, shock
absorbers, video cassettes, steering arm components, boxes

Conveyor system XK (chain width 102 mm)


Features
Suitable for larger items, especially if point of balance is somewhat offcenter. Higher
capacity than other types. Includes components for pallet handling
Examples of application areas
Ball and roller bearings, heavy boxes, gear wheels, motor parts on pallets, disk
brakes, hydraulic pumps

10 Conveyor systems
Conveyor systems (continued)
Conveyor system XB (chain widths 175 mm/295 mm)
Features
Chain travels on four slide rails. Wide track sideflexing safety chain. Compact hori-
zontal and vertical bends. Suitable for soft packages
Examples of application areas
Large cardboard boxes, products in soft plastic bags. Examples: detergent powder,
wrapped tissue paper rolls, food products, personal care products

Stainless steel conveyor system Series X (chain widths 63/83/103 mm)


Features
Split beams in stainless steel for easy cleaning and high resistance to aggressive
liquids and chemicals. Matching drive units, idlers and guide rail and support com-
ponents. Standard XL, XM, and XH chains
Examples of application areas
Aerosol cans, liquid soap in plastic bags, soft cheese, detergent powder, tissue
paper rolls, food products, personal care products

Module based twin-track pallet conveyor system XT


Features
Twin-track flexible plastic chain pallet conveyor system. Max pallet size is 640 mm
× 640 mm. Modular design concept for simplified engineering and ordering. Fast
configuration and plug-and-play capability for improved productivity. Concept is
based on functions rather than components
Examples of application areas
Manual and automatic assembly and test systems in the automotive and electrical/
electronics industries. Examples: gearboxes, computers, sewing machines, mobile
phones, automotive seat guiderails, eyeglasses, injection-moulded parts, fishing
reels, car instrument kits

Module based conveyor system EM (chain width 82 mm)


Features
Modular conveyor for a wide range of applications. Plain chain only, small gaps
between links for improved safety. Fast ordering process. Short delivery time: sys-
tem can be up and running within one week from order
Examples of application areas
Glass and plastic bottles in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries. Packages
in the food industry, including liquid food such as milk and juices. Paper converting
applications (toilet paper)

Conveyor systems 11
Conveyor data summary
.

Data of goods conveyed Conveyor data


FlexLink type Item width Maximum item Maximum item Maximum weight Maximum con- Maximum pallet
weight (horizontal weight (vertical on conveyor veyor length size
transport) transport)

XS 10–80 mm 2 kg 1 kg 150 kg 30 m –

XL/XL X 15–140 mm 10 kg 2 kg 150 kg 40 m 100×100 mm


30–300 mm* 1 kg* 1 kg* 80 kg* 8 m*

XM/XM X 20–200 mm 15 kg 10 kg 200 kg 30 m 150×250 mm


40–300 mm* 2 kg* 80 kg* 8 m*

XH/XH X 25–300 mm 20 kg 15 kg 150–300 kg 30 m –

XK 50–300 mm 30 kg 15 kg 800 kg 40 m 300×300 mm

XB 70–400 mm 15 kg – 200 kg 30 m –

XT –400 mm 30 kg – 250 kg@5 m/min 25 m 640×640 mm

EM –188 mm 2 kg – 100 kg 8m –

*Applies to vertical wedge conveyor.

Guide to the data summary


Item width Maximum weight on conveyor
The maximum width of the goods conveyed depends on The total maximum weight is mainly limited by the drive
the shape of the goods and on the location of the centre unit capacity and by the tensile strength of the chain.
of gravity.
Conveyor length/speed range
Maximum weight (horizontal transport)
The maximum conveyor length and speed depends on
In a horizontal conveyor, the maximum weight of the indi- the total load and on the drive unit capacity.
vidual products conveyed is limited mainly by the desire
to keep wear of the slide rails at an acceptable level. Series X conveyors
The specifications in the data summary are valid for
Maximum weight (vertical transport)
standard FlexLink conveyors as well as for Series X con-
In a conveyor with cleated links for vertical transport, the veyors.
maximum weight of the individual products is limited by
the strength of the cleats and the life of the slide rails.

Conveyor comparison chart

XT 240
XB 295
XS XL XM EM XH XK
44 63 83 82 103 102 XB 175 XT 320

XT 400
XL X XM X XH X 300
63 83 103 250
200 XT 480

150 XT 640
100
XL XM XK XT
63 83 102

Simplified end views of FlexLink conveyor beams, drawn Legend: Light grey: conveyor beams. Dark grey: pallets.
to the same relative scale. Numeric values are widths in White: chain. XL/XM/XH X: stainless steel conveyor.
mm.

12 Conveyor systems
Multiflexing conveyor components

Feet and support beams Beam support brackets Conveyor beams and bends

Drive units Idlers Slide rail

Conveyor chain Guide rail brackets Guide rails

Drip trays and drip pans

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Chain products XS, XL, XM, XH, XK
Product XS XL XM XH XK
Plain chain XSTP 5 XLTP 5 XMTP 5 XHTP 5 XKTP 5/5A

WC
mm 44 63 83 103 102
Steel top chain XLTP 5 TF XMTP 5 TF XHTP 5 TF XKTP 5 TF

WC
mm 63 83 103 102
Friction top chain XLTP 5 F… XMTP 5 F… XHTP 5 F…

WC
mm 63 83 103
Universal chain XMTF 5 U… XKTF 5 U…

WC
mm 83 102
Cleated chain Type A XLTF 5×* A… XMTF 5×* A… XHTF 5×* A… XKTF 5×* A…
Wc
WC
mm 63 83 103 102
H
mm *4/5.5/9/12/17/30 *15/30 *15/20/30/40 *15/20/30/40
Cleated chain Type B XLTF 5×12 B…
Wc

WC
mm 63
H
mm 12
Cleated chain Type C XLTF 5×* C…
Wc
WC
mm 63
H
mm *12/15/30
Cleated chain Type D XSTF 5×* D…

Wc
WC
mm 44
H
mm *3/5.5/9/27
Cleated chain Type G XSTF 5×* G…
Wc
WC
mm 44
H
mm *3/5/9
Flexible cleat chain Type B XMTE 5 B
Wc

WC
mm 83
Flexible cleat chain Type C XMTE 5 C
Wc

WC
mm 83

14 Conveyor systems
Chain products XS, XL, XM, XH, XK (continued)
Product XS XL XM XH XK
Flexible cleat chain Type D XLTE 5 D XMTE 5 D
Wc

WC
mm 63 83
Roller top chain XLTR 5 XMTR 5 XHTR 5
Wc

WC
mm 63 83 103
Roller cleat chain XMTF 5×* R… XHTF 5×46 R…
Wc

WC
mm 83 103
H
mm *23/46 46

Conveyor beams XS, XL, XM, XH, XK


Product XS XL XM XH XK
Conveyor beam, standard XSCB * XLCB * XMCB * XHCB *

WB
mm 45 65 85 105
H
H
mm 65 65 75 75
WB L
m *3/6/L *3/6/L *3/6/L *3/6/L
Conveyor beam, reinforced XHCB * R

WB
mm 105
H
H
mm 75
WB L
m *3/6/L
Conveyor beam XK, standard XKCB *

WB
mm 105
H
H
mm 95
WB L
*3/6/L
m

Conveyor beam XK, Type N XKCB * N

WB
mm 105
H
H
mm 95
WB L
m *3/6/L

Tools and accessories for conveyor beams


• Slide rail • Beam section for chain installation
• Connecting strip • Drill fixture for slide rail
• T-slot cover • Mounting tool for slide rail

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Conveyor beam support brackets XS, XL, XM, XH, XK
Product XS XL XM XH XK
Beam support bracket Type A XLCT … XLCT … XLCT … XLCT … XLCT …
Aluminium

WD
mm 87 107 127 147 147
WS H
WS
mm 64/88 64/88 64/88 64/88 64/88
WD
H
mm 100/125/135/158 100/125/135/158 100/125/135/158 100/125/135/158 100/125/135/158
Beam support bracket Type B XSCS * XLCS * XMCS * B XHCS * B XHCS 88 B
Aluminium XKCS 88 R
WD

WD
mm 87 107 127 147 147
WS
WS mm *44/64 *44/64/88 *64/88 *64/88 88
Beam support bracket Type B XLCS 64 P XLCS 64 P XMCS 64 P XHCS 64 P
Polyamide XMCS 64 P XHCS 64 P

WS
WS
mm 44 44/64 44/64 64
Beam support bracket Type C XLCU 73 XLCU 73 XLCU 73 XLCU 103
Aluminium

WS
WS
mm 88 88 88 88

Drive units and idler units XS, XL, XM, XH, XK


Product XS XL XM XH XK
End drive units XSEB * HL/HR XLEB * HL/HR XMEB * HL/HR XHEB * HL/HR XKEB * L/R
XKEB ** HL/HR

*5–50
v *5–60 *5–60 *5–60 *5–60
m/min **3–25
Fmax
N 500 500 1250 1250 1250/2500
End drive units, direct drive XSEB * HLP/HRP XLEB * HLP/HRP/ XMEB * HLP/HRP/ XHEB * HLP/HRP XKEB * LP/RP
HNLP**/HNRP** HNLP**/HNRP**
v
m/min *5–60 *5–60(**5–40) *5–60(**5–40) *5–60 *5–50
Fmax
N 500 500(**350) 1250(**350) 1250 1250
End drive units, double XSEB * HLD/HRD XLEB * HLD/HRD XMEB * HLD/HRD XHEB * HLD/HRD XKEB * LD/RD

v
m/min *5–60 *5–60 *5–60 *5–60 *5–50
Fmax
N 500 500 1250 1250 1250
c/c
mm 55/90–350 66/110–350 86/130–350 106/150–350 106/150–350
Intermediate drive units XLER * HL/HR XMER * HL/HR XHER * HL/HR

v
m/min *5–25 *5–25 *5–25
Fmax
N 200 200 200
Catenary drive units XLEC * HL/HR XMEC * HL/HR XHEC * HL/HR XKEC * L/R
XKEC ** HL/HR

v *5–30
m/min *5–25 *5–25 *5–25
**3–25
Fmax
N 500 1250 1250 1250/2500

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Drive units and idler units XS, XL, XM, XH, XK (continued)
Product XS XL XM XH XK
End drive units for wedge XLEB * XMEB *
conveyors HLGP/HRGP HLGP/HRGP

v
m/min *5–60 *5–60
Fmax
N 500 1250
Synchronous drive units for XLED *H XMED *H
wedge conveyors

v
m/min *5–55 *5–55
Fmax
N 500 1250
Horizontal bend drive units XSEW 180/* H XLEW 180/* H XMEW 180/* H XHEW 180/* H XKEW 180/*

v
m/min *5–30 *5–30 *5–30 *5–30 *5–30
Fmax
N 200 200 200 200 200
Idler units XSEJ 200 XLEJ 320 XMEJ 315 XHEJ 325 XKEJ 350
XLEK 90R40* XMEK 90R50* XHEK 90R50* XKEK 90R70*
180° 180°/*90° 180°/*90° 180°/*90° 180°/*90°

Bends XS, XL, XM, XH, XK


Product XS XL XM XH XK
Horizontal wheel bends XSBH *R150 XLBH *R150 XMBH *R160 XHBH *R170 XKBH *R200
α

α°
*30/45/90/180/ *30/45/90/180/ *30/45/90/180/
*30/45/90/180 *30/45/90/180
R 210/E(5–180) 210/E(5–180) 210/E(5–180)
R
mm 150 150 160 170 200
Horizontal plain bends XSBP *R** XLBP *R** XMBP *R** XHBP *R** XKBP *R**

α
α° *30/45/60/90 *30/45/60/90 *30/45/60/90 *30/45/60/90 *30/45/60/90
R
R
mm **500/700/1000 **500/700/1000 **500/700/1000 **500/700/1000 **500/700/1000
Vertical bends XSBV *R300 XLBV *R** XMBV *R** XHBV *R** XKBV *R750
R300: *5/7/15/30/
R400: *5/7/15/30/ R400: *5/7/15/30/
α 45/60/90/E(5–90)
α°
*5/30/45/60/90/ 45/60/90/E(5–90) 45/60/90/E(5–90) *5/15/30/45/60/
R1000: *7/30/45/
E(5–90) R1000: *45/90/ R1000: *45/90/ 90/E(5–90)
R 50/90/E(5–90)
E(5–90) E(5–90)
R1225: *30/45
R
mm 300 **300/1000/1225 **400/1000 **400/1000 750

Accessories XS, XL, XM, XH, XK


Product XS XL XM XH XK
Angle plates XLRP * XHRP * XHRP * XHRP *
WA
WA
mm 25 40 40 40
L
m *3/6 *3/6 *3/6 *3/6
Angle plates for bends XLRM * XMRM * XHRM * XKRM *

WA WA
mm 25 40 40 40
α
α° *90/180 *90/180 *90/180 *90/180

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Accessories XS, XL, XM, XH, XK (continued)
Product XS XL XM XH XK
Drip trays XSDT *×87 B XLDT *×107 B XMDT *×127 B XHDT *×147 B XKDT *×147

L
m *3/6 *3/6 *3/6 *3/6 *3/6
W W
mm 87 107 127 147 147
Drip pans for horizontal wheel XSDH *×87 B XLDH *×107 B XMDH *×127 B XHDH *×147 B XKDH *×147 A
bends XLDH *×107 BW XMDH *×127 BW XHDH *×147 BW XKDH *×147 AW
α

α° *30/45/90/180 *30/45/90/180 *30/45/90/180 *30/45/90/180 *30/45/90/180


W
W
mm 87 107 127 147 147
Drip pans for vertical bends XSDV *×87 BL XLDV *×107 BU XMDV *×127 BU XHDV *×147 BU XKDV *×147 U
XSDV *×87 BU XLDV *×107 BUW XMDV *×127 BUW XHDV *×147 BUW XKDV *×147 UW
XSDV 90×87 B XLDV *×107 BL XMDV *×127 BL XHDV *×147 BL XKDV *×147 L
XLDV *×107 BLW XMDV *×127 BLW XHDV *×147 BLW XKDV *×147 LW
W
XLDV 90×107 B XMDV 90×127 B XHDV 90×147 B XKDV 90×147 A
XLDV 90×107 BW XMDV 90×127 BW XHDV 90×147 BW XKDV 90×147 AW
α
α°
*30/45/60/90 *30/45/60/90 *30/45/60/90 *30/45/60/90 *30/45/60/90
90 90 90 90 90
W
mm 87 107 127 147 147

Guidance XS, XL, XM, XH, XK


Product XS XL XM XH XK
Front piece XSVF * XLVF * XMVF * XHVF * XKVF *
W
L
m *3/6 *3/6 *3/6 *3/6 *3/6
W
mm 110/160 130/180 170/270 190/290 190/290
Guide rail profiles XLRS *×**… XLRS *×**… XLRS *×**… XLRS *×**… XLRS *×**…
5048965*** 5048965*** 5048965*** 5048965*** 5048965***
W L
m *3/6, 3*** *3/6, 3*** *3/6, 3*** *3/6, 3*** *3/6, 3***
W **10/15 **10/15 **10/15 **10/15 **10/15
mm ***∅12 ***∅12 ***∅12 ***∅12 ***∅12
Flexible roller module guide rail 5050902 5050902 5050902 5050902 5050902
W
W
mm 32,5 32,5 32,5 32,5 32,5
L
mm 348 348 348 348 348
Guide discs for wheel bends XLRG * XLRG * XLRG * XLRG *
WR WT 56/80/104/130 67/90/115/140 87/110/135/160 107/130/155/180
WT mm (WR=10 mm) (WR=10 mm) (WR=10 mm) (WR=10 mm)

mm *230/212/187/162 *230/212/187/162 *230/212/187/162 *230/212/187/162
Fixed guide rail brackets, alu- XLRB … XLRB … XLRB … XLRB … XLRB …
minium

WT
WT
mm 47–205 67–225 87–245 107–265 107–215
Fixed guide rail brackets, polya- XLRB … C XLRB … C XLRB … C XLRB … C
mide
WT

WT
mm 47–105 67–125 87–145 107–165

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Guidance XS, XL, XM, XH, XK (continued)
Product XS XL XM XH XK
Adjustable guide rail brackets, XLRA … XLRA … XLRA … XLRA … XLRA …
aluminium
WT

WT
mm 0–109 0–129 29–149 49–169 49–119
Adjustable guide rail brackets, XLR ... XLR ... XLR ... XLR ... XLR ...
polyamide
WT

WT
mm 0–… 0–… 0–… 0–… 0–…
Built-up guide rail brackets XCBB … etc. XCBB … etc. XCBB … etc. XCBB … etc. XCBB … etc.
WT

WT
mm 61–… 81–… 101–… 121–… 121–…

Pallet handling components XL, XM, XK


Product XL XM XK
Pallets XLPP 100×100 XMPP * XKPP *

L
W×L *150×120/150×150 *200×150/250×225
W mm 100×100
/150×200/150×250 /300×300
Conveyor beam XLCB See Beams, XL XMCB See Beams, XM XKCB See Beams, XK
Conveyor chain XLTP 5 See Chains, XL XMTP 5 See Chains, XM XKTP 5 See Chains, XK
Fixed guide rail brackets, aluminium XLRB 29×36 XLRB 49×42 XKRB 30×70
Straight guide rail XLRS *×10 FL XLRS *×15 XKRS 3×42
XKRS 3×100
Outer guide rail for bend 3904897/*3904896 3904899/*3904898 3927174
3927173*
3927172**
α 3927171***
α° 90/*180 90/*180 30/*45/**90/***180
Inner guide rail for bend 3905239/*3905238 3927170
3927169*
3927168**
α 3927167***
α° 90/*180 30/*45/**90/***180
Pallet stop device XLPD 20×10 XMPD 20×10 E XKPD 32×15
XKPD 32×15 L

Pallet locating station XLPX 100 A XMPX 150 A XKPX 175

Pallet transfer station XMPT 150×165

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Pallet handling components XL, XM, XK (continued)
Product XL XM XK
Diverter kits XKPJ * DL/DR/DLW/DRW
W

Merge kits XKPJ * ML/MR/MLW/


MRW
W

Combined divert-merge kits XKPJ * CL/CR/CLW/CRW


W

Pallet handling system accessories


• Slide blocks for pallets • Bracket for proximity switch
• Shock absorbers for pallets • Initiator plates for pallets
• Shaft and roller kits for pallets • Drip pans for XK pallet divert/merge kits

Modular pallet conveyor system XT


Ten standard pallet sizes Configurable modules
FlexLink system XT is a twin-track pallet-only conveyor The system consists of a selection of highly configurable
system featuring a plastic chain. The system is especially standard modules: eight basic types of conveyor mod-
well suited for manual and automatic assembly and test ules, four types of support modules, seven types of trans-
systems in automotive and electrical/electronics indus- fer modules, and four types of workstation modules. Stop
tries. The XT system is based on standard pallets in sizes and locating function modules are also available.
from 240×240 mm up to 640×640 mm, including rectan-
gular sizes.
Conveyor modules XTUC Conveyor modules XTUC

Straight conveyor XTUC S11 Compact...* U shape conveyor XTUC U51/U52 ...
XTUC S51 ...**
L
v
L m/min 5–20 v
m/min 5–20
L *0,24–3,02 Ltot
m **0,84–25 m –25
J shape conveyor XTUC J51/J52 ... Z shape conveyor XTUC Z51/Z52 ...

v v
m/min 5–20 m/min 5–20
Ltot Ltot
m –25 m –25
L shape conveyor XTUC L51/L52 ... F shape conveyor XTUC F51/52 ...

v v
m/min 5–20 m/min 5–20
Ltot Ltot
m –25 m –25
Closed loop conveyor XTUC Q51/Q52 ...

L
v
m/min 5–20
L
m –6

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Modular pallet conveyor system XT (continued)
Support modules XTUF Lift-and-locate module XTUL P12 ...
Single module support XTUF S01A ...

H Lift-and-rotate module 180° XTUR P11 ...


H
mm 500–1500
Parallel module support XTUF S02A...

Workstation modules XTUW


H Workstation module R11 XTUW R11 A...
H
mm 500–1500 L
Two-level module support XTUF S03A...
v/vx
m/min 5–20/15(18)
mmax
kg 30 @6 bar
H L
m 0,8–3
H
mm 532–1500
Workstation module M11 XTUW M11 A ...
Wheel bend support XTUF S04 ... L1

v/vx
H m/min 5–20/15(18)
mmax
H
500–1500 L2 kg 30 @6 bar
mm
L1
m 0,8–3
Transfer modules XTUT
L2
m 0,2–3
Transfer module S XTUT S10/11/12 A ...
Workstation module T11 XTUW T11 A ...
L
mmax
kg 30 @6 bar
v
m/min 15/18 (50 Hz/60 Hz) v/vx
5–20/15(18)
m/min
Transfer module R XTUT R11/12 A ... mmax
30 @6 bar
kg
L
m 0,9–3
Workstation module Q51 XTUW Q51 A ...
L
mmax
kg 30 @6 bar v/vx
m/min 5–20/15(18)
v
m/min 15/18 (50 Hz/60 Hz) mmax
kg 30 @6 bar
Transfer module M XTUT M11/12 A ...
L
m 2–6

System XT accessories
mmax
kg 30 @6 bar
Pallet conveyor system XT also includes a large number
v
m/min 5–20 of accessories, including pallets 240×240 mm to
640×640 mm, pallet stop devices, pneumatic transfers,
Stop/locate modules XTUS/XTUL and locating stations.
Stop module XTUS P11 ...

Locating function module XTUL P11 A ...

Conveyor systems 21
Wide chain conveyor system XB
Product XB 175 XB 295
Plain chain XBTP 3A175 XBTP 3A295
c

WC
mm 175 295
Friction top chain XBTP 3A175 F... XBTP 3A295 F...

WC
mm 175 295
Roller cleat link XBTL 175×46 R
H
H mm 46
c WC
mm 175
Conveyor beam section (assembled) XBCB *A175 XBCB *A295
Conveyor beam (mid-section)** XBCB **A85 XBCB **A85
Conveyor beam (outer-section)*** XBCB ***A H XBCB ***A H
WB
mm 182 300
H
mm 75 75
*3/L (max 3 m) *3/L (max 3 m)
L
WB m **3/L **3/L
***3/L ***3/L
End drive units, no slip clutch XBEB * A175 LP/RP XBEB * A295 LP/RP
End drive unit with slip clutch** XBEB * A175 LPB/RPB** XBEB * A295 LPB/RPB**

v
m/min. *5–60 *5–60
Fmax
N 1250 1250
Idler end unit XBEJ A175 XBEJ A295

180° 180°
Horizontal plain bends XBBP *A175R** XBBP *A295R**

α α° *30/45/60/90 *30/45/60/90
R
R mm **500/700/1000 **700/1000
Vertical bends XBBV *AR750 XBBV *AR750

α
α° *5/15 *5/15
R
R mm 750 750
Beam support bracket Type A, XLCT … XLCT …
aluminium

WD
WS mm 224 344
H
WS
WD mm 64/88 64/88
H
mm 100/125/135/158 100/125/135/158
Guide rail profiles See Guidance, page 18 See Guidance, page 18
Fixed guide rail brackets, aluminium/*polyamide XLRB .../*XLRB ... C XLRB .../*XLRB ... C

WT WT

WT
mm 184–342/*184–242 304–462/*304–362

22 Conveyor systems
Wide chain conveyor system XB (continued)
Product XB 175 XB 295
Adjustable guide rail brackets, aluminium XLRA ... XLRA ...
WT

WT
mm 126–246 246–366
Adjustable guide rail brackets, polyamide XLR ... XLR ...
WT

WT
mm 0–... 0–...
Built-up guide rail brackets XCBB ... etc. XCBB ... etc.
WT

WT
mm 198–... 318–...

Stainless steel conveyor system Series X


Product XL XM XH
Plain chain XLTP 5 XMTP 5 XHTP 5

WC
mm 63 83 103
Friction top chain XLTP 5 F... XMTP 5 F... XHTP 5 F...

WC
mm 63 83 103
Other chains See XL, XM, and XH See XL, XM, and XH See XL, XM, and XH
Conveyor beam XLCBX * XMCBX * XHCBX *

H WB
65 85 105
mm
H
WB mm 64,2 75 75
L
m *3/L (max 3 m) *3/L (max 3 m) *3/L (max 3 m)
End drive units XLEBX * HLP/HRP XMEBX * HLP/HRP XHEBX * HLP/HRP

v
m/min. *–60 *–60 *–60
Fmax
N – – –
Idler end unit XLEJX 320 XMEJX 315 XHEJX 325

180° 180° 180°


Horizontal wheel bends XLBHX *R150 XMBHX *R160 XHBHX *R170
α

α° *30/45/90/180 *30/45/90/180 *30/45/90/180


R
R mm 150 160 170

Conveyor systems 23
Stainless steel conveyor system Series X (continued)
Product XL XM XH
Horizontal plain bends XLBPX *R** XMBPX *R** XHBPX *R**

α α° *90 *90 *90


R
R mm **500/1000 **500/1000 **500/1000
Vertical bends XLBVX *R300 XMBVX *R400 XHBVX *R400

α° *5/15 *5/15 *5/15


R R
mm 300 400 400
Beam support bracket Type A XLCTX 125 XMCTX 125 XHCTX 125

H WD
mm 148 148 148
WD WS
mm 80 80 80
H
mm 125 125 125
Guide rail profiles 5048965 5048965 5048965

W L
m 3 3 3
W
mm ∅12 ∅12 ∅12
Adjustable guide rail brackets, polyamide XLR ... XLR ... XLR ...

WT

WT
mm 0–... 0–... 0–...

24 Conveyor systems
Modular conveyor system EM
Four types of modules
The EM conveyor system includes four different modules
delivered as pre-assembled sections. Various options for
each module can be selected in terms of track length,
horizontal and vertical bends and guide rails. Five types
of guide rail configurations are available. Max. total con-
veyor length is 8 m.
The sections are quick and easy to assemble.

Conveyor modules EM
Straight module EM ... S1...
L R

L1
v SEW 5–31/6–39 (50 Hz/60 Hz)
m/min. Bonfiglioli 5–35/6–41 (50 Hz/60 Hz)
L1min.
mm 739
L shape module EM ... L1/L2...
L R L R

L2 L2
v SEW 5–31/6–39 (50 Hz/60 Hz)
m/min. Bonfiglioli 5–35/6–41 (50 Hz/60 Hz)
L1min.
L1 L1 mm 721
L2min.
mm 721
U shape module EM ... U1/U2...

L R L R

v SEW 5–31/6–39 (50 Hz/60 Hz)


L3 L3 m/min. Bonfiglioli 5–35/6–41 (50 Hz/60 Hz)
L1 L1
L1min.
mm 721
L2min.
L2 mm 509
L2
L3min.
mm 721
Z shape module EM ... Z1/Z2...
L R L R

L3 L3
v SEW 5–31/6–39 (50 Hz/60 Hz)
m/min. Bonfiglioli 5–35/6–41 (50 Hz/60 Hz)
L1 L1 L1min.
mm 721
L2min.
mm 509
L2 L2
L3min.
mm 721

Conveyor systems 25
Structural systems
Introduction

Standard components XC – heavier frameworks and machine stands


FlexLink structural systems XC and XF are well balanced FlexLink structural system XC is based on the module
ranges of standard components which can be combined 44 mm and offers sturdy components which provide high
to form almost any structure. The structural systems are load capacity for both static and linear motion systems. It
used within a wide range of applications. is used within a wide range of applications, from frame-
Structural system XC offers sturdy components with works, work benches and enclosures to special machin-
high load capacity for both static and linear motion sys- ery, pick and place units and gantry robots.
tems. It also offers pneumatic components and easy Structural system XC also serves as the key to all
interfacing to the FlexLink conveyor and linear drive unit other FlexLink standard systems.
product lines.
Structural system XF consists of light, yet sturdy com-
ponents, with emphasis on enclosure applications. XF – compact and light enclosure applications
The systems are both very flexible and permits quick The FlexLink XF system is based on the module 30 mm.
and easy changes and adjustments at any time. Attrac- It consists of a range of standard components, with
tive styling and reusability make them equally suitable for emphasis on enclosure applications.
prototype and temporary designs as well as production
quantities.
Designing and building a structure is simple and
straightforward, and the resulting design retains the flex-
ibility typical of all products from FlexLink Systems.

General product information


Structural system XC/XF XC 44/88/132/176

Features 11

A wide range of modular extruded aluminium beams with uniform T-slots.


Standard component assortment for every application area.
Easy to assemble, adjust, and dismantle using simple hand tools. 44/88

Short time from concept to finished design.


No welding or painting necessary.
Pneumatic connectors extend usefulness of beams. 44

30/60
XF 7

Examples of application areas


Frameworks, workbenches, enclosures, special machinery, pick-and-place units, 30
gantry robots

30

26 Structural systems
Beams
Product XC XF
Support beams XCBM … XFBM …
Enclosure beams XCBL … XFEB …
Small beams XCBA …
XCBB …
XCBR …
A
B

L
m 3/6/L 3/L
A×B
mm 24×24/…/88×176 30×30/30×60

Connectors
Product XC XF
Angle brackets XLFA … XFFA …
XMFA …
A

B
A×B
mm 24×33/…/80×124 28×28/27×27
Mounting plates XCFB … XFFB …

A
44/64/88×100 30×70
A×B
B mm 44/64×120
44/88×145
Slot fasteners XCAN … XFAN …
XLAQ … XFAF …
XLCJ …
XCEC 12
XCFP 75
XCAF …
XCAD 10/18
Small fittings XMRX 20 A
XMRY …
XMRW …

Structural systems 27
Feet
Product XC XF
Feet, aluminium XCFF 44×130/
64×210*/88×260**

H
mm 120/*150/**170
B H

A A×B 130×130/*210×210
mm /**260×260

Feet, polyamide XEFG 64 D/64 T/70 T

H
H mm 140
A
mm 200
Foot plates XCFB 44/88 F*

A
A×B
mm 100×100/*145×145
Adjustable feet XCFS 8×40×43 XFFS 6×30
XCFS 12×60×71*
XCFS 12×68**
F XLFS 8***

XLFS 20 P****
H H
mm 74/*106/**125/***56/****103 50
Fmax 12000/*15000/**2500/***400/
N 400
****500
Castors XCAG 80 A
XCAG 80 BA

H
mm 108
Fmax
N 600
End plates XCFE… XFFE 30×60 M6

A
A×B
mm 44×44/…/88×88 30×60
Floor attachment brackets XCFA 170 S XFFA 100 S

A A×B×C
B 40×57×170 20×46×95
mm

28 Structural systems
Enclosure components
Product XC XF
Profiles for sliding door* XLFL* XFET 3 D**
Slide strip**/*** XLFR 3**
D D XCET 3 D***
L
m *(3/L)/**3/***3 3
D
mm **6/***4–5 4–5
Profiles for enclosures XCBL *×44 T2 XFEB *×30/..T3/..T2
/..T2A/..T3 XFEB *×30/30
XCEP **×*** /../45/..60**
B
L
A m *(3/6/L)/**(3/L) *3/L
B A×B 44×44
mm 30×30
***5×44/10×44
A
α° – **30/45/60
Enclosure strips XCET 25 * XFET 3 A
XCET 3 A XFET 3 C
XCET 3 C XFET 3 D
XCET 3 D XFAC 3 T
L
m *25/3 3
Hinges XCAH 50 XFAH 110 A
Multiblock* XCAH 110 A XFAH 110 B
XCAM 14* XFAM 6*

Handle XDEH 160 XDEH 160

Enclosure connectors XFEF 30

Corner bracket kit 5053010

Ball latch lock kit XCEL 60 B XFEL 60 B


XCEL 60 BA XFEL 60 BA

Safety switch kits XFEL 60 WA XFEL 60 W


XCEL 60 WA XFEL 60 WA

Structural systems 29
Components for linear motion
Product XC XF
Sliding element for T-slot XCLB 20×30 XFLB 25×50

B L
mm 30 50
A A×B
mm 20×22 25×12
Sliding elements for guide profile XCLE 34×52
Guide profile*** XCLE 34×80 A*
A XCLP **×44***
B
L
A mm 52/*80/**(3/6/L m)
***
B A×B
mm 35×18/*35×18/***44×21
Wheels XCAW 48/48 G
Wheel yoke* XCAY 44*
W


A ∅
B mm 48
W
mm 28
A×B
mm *44×44
Runners for steel shaft (bearing housings) XCLU 10×44 R/RE/L/LE
Steel shaft* XCLJ 10×3*
Shaft support profile** XCLS 10×**


B mm *10
A L
m *3/**(3/L)
∅ A×B
55×44
mm

Roller units (saddles) for linear beams XCLZ 250×132/300×220


Linear beams* XCLY *×88×15*
Steel shaft**/*** XCLY *×88×68*
XCLY *×88*
A XDLJ 6×3**
XCLJ 10×3***
A
mm 250/300
L
m *(3/6/L)/**3/***3
∅ ∅
**6/***10
mm

Components for rotating motion


Product XC XF
Joint XCFJ 44
Extruded joint* XCFJ 75 E*

A B A×B
mm 44×44

30 Structural systems
Conduit element
Product XC XF
Conduit element (cable ducts) XCCD *×**
XCCC *×***
L
m *3/L
**22(×22)/44(×44)
A×B
mm /44×88/88(×88)
***44(×44)/88(×88)

Pneumatic components
Product XC XF
End plates XCPE 44 G1/4
XCPE 44×88 G3/8*
D XCPE 88 G1/2**
D
B mm 12/*15/**15
A×B
A mm 44×44/*44×88/**88×88
Connection plates XCPE 44×88 C/CM6
XCPE 88 C*/CM6*
D

D
B mm 15
A×B
A mm 44×88/*88×88
Pneumatic connector 3905090

Structural systems 31
Linear drive units
Introduction

LGZ3
Screw drive
LFZB
Belt drive

L55 L75 L100 LRCB


Screw drive Belt drive Screw drive Belt drive

One or multiple axes tomer-specific function is achieved with short lead time,
both in engineering and assembly, and the flexibility for
The linear drive units are designed to provide a flexible,
making future changes is always present.
reusable and modular platform for accurate movement in
Thanks to the materials used in FlexLink products,
one or multiple axes.
there are very few limitations. Features such as chemical
Basically, a linear drive unit consists of an extruded
resistance, non-corrosiveness, and design for industrial
aluminium beam with an internal drive mechanism that is
operation have been built into the product from the initial
mechanically coupled to one or more external saddles.
development.
The motive power for the drive mechanism is supplied by
an external motor.
The beam offers optimum strength against bending Applications
and torsion while effectively protecting the drive mecha-
Application areas where you will find the linear drive units
nism. Saddle guides provide for a smooth saddle motion
useful are, for example:
and a very low friction.
Linear drive units are available in several sizes and • Loading and unloading of parts to and from machines,
with different types of drive mechanisms (screw or belt) conveyor lines, workstations, inspection stations, etc.
and saddle guides, thus offering the users a full selection
• Pick-and place applications
of features to suit the application at hand.
• Palletizing of parts for packaging
• Integrated into machine devices for internal handling
Modular design of parts and components
Like all FlexLink products, the linear drive units are mod-
• Scanning equipment
ular in concept. A few standardized components can be
integrated and combined into a complete system. A cus- • Printing equipment

L55 L75 L100 LRCB LFZB LGZ3


Screw drive Belt drive Screw drive Belt drive Screw drive Belt drive Belt Belt Screw
drive drive drive
LG06 LF06 LG06 LF06 LG07 LF07 LG07 LF07 LG10 LF10 LG10 LF10 LRCB LFZB LGZ3
High speed ∗ ∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗ ∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗ ∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗
Low speed ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗ ∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗ ∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗∗∗
Low load ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗
Medium load ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗ ∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗
High load ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗
Low friction ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗
Shock load resistance ∗∗∗ ∗ ∗∗∗ ∗ ∗∗∗ ∗ ∗∗∗ ∗ ∗∗∗ ∗ ∗∗∗ ∗ ∗∗ ∗ ∗∗∗
Vertical application ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗ ∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗ ∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗
Harsh working envi- ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗
ronment
High precision ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗
Maintenance ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗
Torsion strength ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗ ∗∗ ∗∗∗

32 Linear drive units


General product information
Screw drive, prism guide LG06(07/10)K(C)
Features
High repeatability accuracy, adjustable play in guides, resistant to shock and vibra-
tion, guides lubricated for life
Cost-effective solution for lower speeds and high loads. Excellent for horizontal
movement but also good for vertical movement. Also available in stainless steel ver-
sion.

Screw drive, ball guide LF06(07/10)K(C)


Features
High precision, playfree guide, low friction, low drive torque, no stick-slip
Used for lower speeds and high loads. Highest accuracy for horizontal as well as
vertical movement.

Belt drive, prism guide LG06(07/10)B


Features
High speed, resistant to shock and vibration, long life, silent, corrosion free, lubri-
cated for life, adjustable play in guides
Cost effective solution for high speed movement. Good for horizontal movement
and also well suitable for many vertical movement applications. Also available in
stainless steel and acid proof versions.

Belt drive, ball guide LF06(07/10)B


Features
High speed, playfree guide, low friction, low drive torque, no stick-slip
High speed and highest precision. Excellent for horizontal as well as vertical move-
ments.

Belt drive, roller guide, LRCB


Features
High speed capability, high moment capability, low level of maintenance required,
low friction
Especially suitable for high moment asymmetric loads, even at high speed.

Belt drive, ball guide LFZB


Features
Movement along the Z-axis, high side load capacity, space-saving
Excellent for vertical movement for example in a gantry styled palletizer. For high
speeds and loads up to 50 kg.

Screw drive, sliding guide LGZ3


Features
Telescopic movement along the Z-axis, high side load capacity, space-saving
Excellent for vertical movement for example in a gantry styled palletizer. For heavy
loads up to 750 kg.

Linear drive units 33


Linear drive units L55/L75/L100
Product L55 L75 L100
Linear drive unit, screw drive Prism guide LG06K(C)... LG07K(C)... LG10K(C)...
Ball guide LF06K(C)... LF07K(C)... LF10K(C)...
LS A
mm 58 86 108
B B
mm 69 92,5 118,5
Lmax
A WS m 3,0 5,0 6,0
LS
mm 184 218 306
WS
mm 56 84 103
Stroke max
m 2,8 4,7 5,6
Linear drive unit, belt drive Prism guide LG06B... LG07B... LG10B...
Ball guide LF06B... LF07B... LF10B...
A
LS mm 58/86 86/116 108/120
B
B mm 69 92,5 118,5
LS
mm 184 218 306
A WS WS
mm 56 84 103
Lmax
m 7,0 12,3 12,3
Stroke max 6,7 6,6
m 6,7
12,0 optionally 12,9 optionally

Linear drive unit, T-slot saddle


Linear drive unit, belt drive, roller guide LRCB...
A
mm 88
LS B
mm 111
B
LS
mm 306
WS
A WS mm 220
Lmax
m 12,3
Stroke 6,5
max
m 11,8 optionally

Vertical linear drive unit


Linear drive unit, belt drive, ball guide LFZB...
A×B
B A mm 88×88
LS
mm 300
WS
LS mm 270
Lmax
m 3
WS
Stroke
max 2,5
m

Vertical telescopic drive unit


Linear drive unit, screw drive, sliding guide LGZ3...
WS
DS mm 240
DS
WS mm 150
Lmax
m 4,0
L
Stroke
S max (S) 1,5
m

34 Linear drive units