Pannkoke Flachglastechnik: progress begins with attention to detail

2012-08-06 | Ig equipment

More than 100 years of activity and, of course, experience. This is what the company of this article can boast – and even more. In fact, since the late 1950s, Pannkoke has continued to develop a series of vacuum lifting devices that are used the world over in the most demanding and extreme building situations. The most recent - the Kombi 7441-DS6 - is presented in this article, with an example of its use in a particularly complex application.

Pannkoke's Kombi 7041-DS6, was delivered to Wintec Ltd., Natanya, Israel
Pannkoke Flachglastechnik GmbH, founded in 1900, is a specialist company that manufactures equipment, machines and tools for the glass processing industry. Since 1958, this mid-sized German company has been developing and producing practical vacuum lifting devices and flat glass cutting machines.
Due to its many years of experience, Pannkoke has also distinguished itself as a leader in fulfilling extraordinary customer wishes and requirements in respect to vacuum lifting device needs. Individual customized solutions are the company’s strong point.

Guaranteeing state-of-the-art technology
Quality and service come first. During production, special importance is placed on assuring the long, useful life of the devices and machines. When selecting suppliers, Pannkoke insists on high quality and long-term availability.
The oldest vacuum lifting devices on which the company carries out annual maintenance, and which are still in full operation, originate from 1965. Some of Pannkoke’s cutting machines are still in use worldwide even after decades of full production, kept in working order by the company.

Kombi 7441-DS6 – a modular vacuum lifting device
With the Kombi 7441-DS6 the concept of the modular vacuum lifting device was presented for the first time at the glasstec 2010 trade fair. In addition to increasing the number of vacuum circuits from two (as standard in the EU) to four, this device series also features an interchangeable holder for the purpose of adapting the suction fra...


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Year: 2012 number: 2
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