Anodizing and crack detection line

Project description

Automatic anodizing and crack detection line for parts of the aircraft industry


  • Line set-up in 2 lines
  • 3 hoists with drip tray and service platform, 2 hoists equipped with integrated exhaust system
  • 1 cross transfer dry
  • 2 height adjustable loading stations
  • 15 storage positions
  • Integrated crack detection consisting of one darkroom each for washing, developing and testing with UV illumination
  • Washing station for manual/automatic operation
  • Flightbars height adjustable during the entire crack detection process
  • TSA anodizing 6’000A / 20VDC
  • 3-times rinsing-cascades
  • UV-treatment of rinsing baths after TSA process
  • Special contact block for efficient trans-mission of high current
  • Electronic, water-cooled rectifiers
  • Bath cooling of TSA anodizing via atmo- spheric evaporation
  • Multi-part drip pan with monitoring
  • 3 circulating-air dryer
  • work bath with automatic airtight lids to reduce heating energy and exhaust air quantity

Control system features

  • Fully automatic control system based on Siemens S 7 SPS        (Series 1500)
  • Radio remote control of the system
  • Dip sequences freely programmable
  • On-screen information re production and plant operation
  • High availability of the control system in case of failure of the master computer
  • NADCAP Certification
  • Redundancy of process-relevant parameters
  • Liquid level measurement with absolute system
  • The hoists can be operated without PLC like an indoor crane via manual remote control
  • Support via modem

Key data


80 x 21 x 11.5 meters

Construction year


Rinse bath (inner dimensions)

1400 x 7500 x 2900 mm


3.5 WT/h

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