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Automotive

HUBTEX is a recognized system supplier for the transport of heavy and bulky loads in the automotive industry. With its variety of different vehicles, HUBTEX offers fitting solutions for the enhancement of processes in the automotive industry. Here, HUBTEX vehicles are mainly used for tool changes, transporting blanks and for the handling of cargo trailers.

 

Task areas

Optimizing changeover processes
HUBTEX tool changers
HUBTEX tool changers

Tool changer

Safe and as fast as possible – those are the crucial prerequisites that modern tool changers need to satisfy. The HUBTEX tool changer with load capacities of up to 65 tons helps to reduce the changing times for pressing, stamping and injection tools, so improving production efficiency in the automotive industry.
The tool changer with integrated tool changing system enables the customer to easily change molds even in the tightest spaces.

 

Managing in-house transport tasks
Platform transporters from HUBTEX in the automotive industry

SFB platform transporter and GW rail-mounted truck

Our platform trucks (up to 120 t) and rail mounted trucks (up to 350 t) are used for the in-house transport of heavy loads on rails.
They are particularly suitable for the transport of press tools between press, warehouse and maintenance as well as the transport of injection molds for the automotive industry. They are characterized by high maneuverability, robust design, extensive safety features and high vehicle availability. Depending on the requirements, they can be configured to suit individual customer needs.

 

Transport of very heavy loads in narrow aisles
HUBTEX reach trucks

Electric reach truck

The HUBTEX SQ reach truck is characterized by its compact design combined with a high load capacity of up to 6 tons. Thanks to its size, the lift truck can also be used in aisles of the same width as conventional reach trucks.

 

Frequent handling of cargo trailers
Electric towing tractor in the automotive industry

Electric towing tractor

The electric towing tractor with hydraulic gooseneck is perfectly suited for transporting coils which are frequently used in the automotive industry. The vehicles are individually adapted to the customer's wishes, guaranteeing optimal dovetailing of the in-house processes.

 

The universal solution for almost every application
Multidirectional sideloaders from HUBTEX

Electric multidirectional sideloader

The HUBTEX electric multidirectional sideloader is a true multitasker. It can be used in almost every sector. whether as a basic version, a vehicle with an assistance system or as part of a fully automated transport system. The electric multidirectional sideloader can be used for almost all application scenarios. Its multidirectional steering provides optimum maneuverability. The distance between the rack rows is minimized while the storage capacity is simultaneously increased.

 

Automated transport processes
HUBTEX driverless transport system for heavy loads

Driverless transport systems

The HUBTEX transport vehicles are perfectly suited to automation. The use of a driverless system reduces throughput times and increases safety. Their preplanned interfaces mean that the driverless transport systems are simultaneously ideal for integration into the warehouse management system used on site.

 

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Volkswagen plant Wolfsburg

A new multidirectional tool changer from the special purpose vehicles manufacturer HUBTEX was especially designed for the application at the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg Germany for transporting and changing injection moulding tools.