Automated Tool Management

Light Robotics

Broetje-Automation‘s Tool Management system automates supportive processes for machining applications. From tool provision, over tool set-up, tool measurement to management of tool storage the system ensures shift-independent operations of machining systems.
The system not only increases efficiency but also provides added value towards a safe, sustainable and resilient production. Based on a modular approach, the system can be adapted to individual requirements depending on production rate, workshop space requirements and level of automation.

Configuration Options


• Manual loading of the turntables, e.g. second shift
• Kick protection mat secures work area
• Worker can also use Station manually
• ~10 cycles per hour


• Robot performs tool handling
• Worker equips automated washing machine and tool storage
• tool accessibility via HSK wagon
• ~20 cycles per hour


• Double Robot Cell for tool handling
• Worker equips automated washing machine and tool storage
• Tool accessibility via automated tool storage
• ~40 cycles per hour

Automated Tool Management Product Information

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