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    As a global leader in the manufacture and installation of automated material handling systems, Murata Machinery offers a wide variety of material handling products designed to fill every customer need under its Muratec brand.

    To maximize your investment, each system employs a modular design that features economical flexibility along with speed, strength, and highly tuned automation tolerances.

    Choose a product line to get more details about these state-of-the-art material handling products.
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  • Material Handling Products

  • As a global leader in the manufacture and installation of automated material handling systems, Murata Machinery offers a wide variety of material handling products designed to fill every customer need under its Muratec brand.

    To maximize your investment, each system employs a modular design that features economical flexibility along with speed, strength, and highly tuned automation tolerances.

    Choose a product line to get more details about these state-of-the-art material handling products.
      • ASRS

            • Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems

            • Muratec picking systems are easily designed around real time storage and retrieval records, first in first out system, order of freshness and other useful inventory management functions.
            • FX-Quad

            • Mini-Load AS/RS
              Muratec's new Mini-Load AS/RS is featured with:
              • Maximum load capacities up to 300kg. Compatible with dense case storage such as totes/case loading, etc.
              • Mulitple-handling of 1-4 units and double-deep storage allow this AS/RS to provide both high storage
              • capacity and high throughput operation
              • High-speed mini-load crane travelling 300m/min, hoisting 180m/min and acceleration of 0.3G.
              • Can be combined with a pallet AS/RS to provide residual case management with high-density storage.
            • Pallet AS/RS PC Series

            • Muratec’s standard pallet AS/RS has a tremendous success record in various industries. The entire system is operated with the AS/RS control computer, and a comprehensively managed system operation with peripheral equipment, flat storage management and WMS are available.
              • For the rated load of up to 1.3 t/PL, the installation height can be selected from 4m to 30m.
              • The low-rise heavyweight type for the rated load of up to 1.5 t/PL, the installation height can be selected up to 18m.
              PC Series Standard
              • Max. traveling speed: 160 m/min
              • Max. hoisting speed 80 m/min
              • Max. fork speed 50 m/min
              PC Series Low-Rise Heavyweight Type
              • Max. traveling speed: 150 m/min
              • Max. hoisting speed 40 m/min
              • Max. fork speed 50 m/min
              Units may be installed in existing buildings or building-integrated floor to ceiling systems.
            • Pallet AS/RS PX Series

            • The PX series, Murate’s most advanced AS/RS has maximum storage capacity and high throughput reaching the greatest traveling, hoisting and fork speeds in the industry. Work efficiency is improved by using not only effective storage function but also storage/ retrieval capacity with high rotation and high precision. The AS/RS PX is ideal for distribution centers.
              • Max. traveling speed: 240 m/min
              • Max. hoisting speed 80 m/min
              • Max. fork speed 75 m/min
              • Units may be installed in existing buildings or building-integrated floor to ceiling systems.
                 
               
            • Pallet AS/RS SH series

            • For heavy and long goods

              AS/RS SH for heavy goods and long goods is useful in various environments such as sheet-metal processing plants, wood processing plants, production sites, distribution centers for goods like carpets and printing material roll storage facilities. This system is required for goods that cannot be stacked or hard to handle due to "heavy weight, large size, long length or hard-to-carry conditions.

              Installation height of the SH series is up to 30m
              • Twin fork and double reach type available
              • Max. traveling speed: 125 m/min
              • Max. hoisting speed 30 m/min
              • Max. fork speed 30 m/min
            • Case AS/RS UX series

            • Case AS/RS UX series

              The case AS/RS UX is available for various shapes and weights of buckets and carton cases. This system is widely used for picking and shipping work to precisely and quickly move material where and when you need it. Backside pickers connected to inclined shelves behind the rack, digital indicators and shipping sorters are coordinated to construct the optimal system. Cycle time is significantly reduced with high-speed operation and maximum speed control.

              • Max. traveling speed: 300 m/min
              • Max. hoisting speed 160 m/min
              • Max. load transfer speed 125 m/min
        • AGV

              • Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV)

              • As the fourth-largest manufacturer of material handling solutions worldwide, Murata offers the most flexible, easily installed, and easily changed line of automatic guided vehicles on the market. The Premex and the L, LF, and M series of automated guided vehicles use magnetic and laser guides to operate efficiently and cost effectively.
              • Premex SLX

              • AGV Unmanned Forklift
                The Premex SLX is a practical unmanned forklift that is compatible with mobile rack and pallet rack transfer. It features a lifting height of 4.2 meters and is able to move in small spaces at a travel speed of up to 90 m/min.
                Using Murata’s new SLAM Navigation enables the optimum route to the target destination to be selected and followed automatically. Easy map creation minimizes additional construction and is compatible with layout changes making introduction of new facilities easy.
                • 360 degree turning
                • Minimum turning radius 1.2m
                • Minimum path width 2.6m
                • +/- 10mm stopping accuracy
                • Maximum load weight is 1 ton
                • Lift height of 4.2m
                • Maximum traveling speed of 90m/min
                • Distance sensor for incoming shipment accuracy
                • Built-in long-life Lithium-ion battery
                • Three built in safety laser scanners monitor in all directions, stopping vehicle if an obstacle is detected
                • Available up to -25C (-13F) degrees
              • Premex MX12

              • The Premex automated guided vehicle is Murata’s latest development in our line of AGV systems.
                • Handling weight: 1000kg.
                • LAN control system.
                • Premex AGV systems are available in a lifter
                • or conveyor type, depending on its use.
                • Small, light, flat.
                • Simplified design
                • Easy to maintain with online self-diagnostics.
          • Monorail/Transfer Vehicles

                • Monorail Systems / SKY RAV Series

                • Operating at very high speeds, the SKY RAV series monorail system decreases production time and goods in process, and features:
                  • Reliability. An interlock device prevents travel misses.
                  • The monorail system has near zero floor space requirements.
                  • Fully integrated turnkey operating system.
                  • Interfaces directly with conveyors or equipment.
                  • Flexible diverging and merging.
                  • Accurate load transfer.
                  • Meets requirements for clean room system.
                  • Simple operation and maintenance.
                • ROBO Train (RTN-X)

                • These track-mounted monorail vehicle systems can be integrated with other automatic storage systems to greatly expand the overall sorting and transport capabilities of your storage facilities. The monorail system has freely adjustable load and non-load speeds for higher levels of transport stability.
                  • Highly precise stopping accuracy of +/- 5 mm enables straightforward system integration with other automatic storage, retrieval, and loading mechanisms.
                  • Various types of monorail loading units available, including roller conveyors and chain conveyors, making it easy to support different transportation systems.
                  • Space required for monorail system infrastructure greatly reduced by our innovative single-track design.
            • Conveyor

                  • Conveyor Sortation Systems

                  • Murata Material Handling designs, manufactures and installs a wide variety of standard conveyor sortation systems, from basic light-duty through specially designed, custom-built modular conveyors and sortation units. Conveyors include pallet conveyors, case conveyors and tote conveyors.
              • Warehouse Management

              • Logistics and Automation Division's Material Handling Controller (MHC) software utilizes a state-of-the-art control system for a wide range of automated equipment. The MHC warehouse management system may be used with small Windows-based PCs or larger UNIX systems capable of fault-tolerant operations. The WMS system user interface is adaptable to either ASCII terminals or a graphical Windows environment. Graphical monitoring allows the operator to easily monitor and control WMS system operation.

                MHC warehouse management systems can interface to and control a wide variety of automated equipment, including stacker cranes, automatic guided vehicles, robotrains, conveyors, overhead monorail systems, carousels and other equipment.
                    • Warehouse Management Systems

                    • Incorporating a highly modular baseline design, the MHC warehouse management system allows the same software to be configured with assorted applications. This ensures the WMS system that runs a factory or warehouse has been used and tested in real-world conditions.

                      MHC typically interfaces with the customer's host computer system to transfer material information between systems. It also communicates to and controls PLCs. bar code readers, display boards, weight scales, label printers and other equipment.
                    • X500 - Warehouse Management System

                    • This WMS plays a vital role in supply chain management (SCM) and helps improve the QCD (high quality, high functionality and low cost) for our customer's logistic needs. Our solutions provide flexible support form one-unit automated systems for small scale requirements to enterprise level automated systems for large scale operations.
                • Shuttle Systems

                      • Uni-Shuttle Systems

                      • Uni-Shuttle HP is an automated storage/retrieval shuttle system designed to provide best-in-class capacity and performance through a combination of flexible storage functionality and high-capacity transport and sorting capabilities.

                        This shuttle system can store loads of various sizes and shapes to achieve high-capacity storage. A high-speed shuttle runs independently on each level to minimize transport times. Modular construction allows easy and reliable maintenance, rerouting or expansion. These features, along with the ability to perform either sequential or group retrievals, combine to provide the optimum in high performance and flexibility.
                  • Services

                  • Our service mission is to provide the very best support and service to our customer. We supply US-based technical support for a variety of service issues.

                    Below is a list of services provided.
                    • Parts: Computer-based inventory tracking and ordering system. EDI for paperless ordering.
                    • Routine service and preventive maintenance.
                    • Corrective maintenance and emergency repair.
                    • Service contracts.
                    • 24-hour call service.
                    • On-site training.
                    • 24-hour monitoring system.
                    • System upgrades.
                    • Complete remote monitoring and diagnostic capabilities.
                    • Training
                    • Warranty
                        • Services

                        • Software monitoring and upgrades are provided by the most skilled software design engineers in the industry. Our local software division is available 24 hours a day to assist in any development issue or custom design application.

                          With a staff of only the most competent associates, we can provide state-of-the-art parts delivery and tracking for your most time-sensitive needs. Our computer-based inventory tracking and ordering system enables us to provide timely and knowledgeable assistance for your parts needs.