Multi Level System
What is MLS?
MLS does it all
Looking for a tailored flexible manufacturing solutions to integrate and automate any machine tools and value-adding processes together? Have a need for tool automation? Large or heavy pallets? Appreciate various loading stations options?
Fastems MLS handles even the the most demanding and complex manufacturing settings: it manages tools, finishing processes, quality control, automatic fixture loading (and manual machine tool scheduling.) It comes with a wide range of loading and material stations. Payloads vary from 500 to 11 000 kg.
MLS utilizes the full module stack of industry’s leading manufacturing control system, MMS, with predictive scheduling and production execution.Brochure
Mix pallet and tool automation with finishing processes
Intelligent production planning and scheduling software
Multiple machine tool types in one automation system
- Automation solution for every 3 to 5 axis machine tool
- Easy and straightforward extendability
- Great user ergonomics and intuitive operations
- Material logistics integration
- High pallet transfers per hour-capacity
- Ready for robotic applications
- Ready for customized integration
Manufacturing Management Software
MLS comes with industry’s finest production planning and execution software, MMS. Manufacturing Management Software is always one step ahead by automatically calculating the optimized production workflow and necessary resources, including tools, based on orders.
MMS adapts automatically to changes in the daily production schedule and displays information to maintain the production output.
See what our clients say about MLS
Drabo Hardenberg B.V.
Space-savings, increased productivity – and additional benefits Drabo B. V. is a metal processing industry supplier and, due to its modern machining facility, can produce complex parts to fulfill challenging customer requests. The company was looking for a way to increase the production volumes of one of its existing Flexible Manufacturing Systems (FMS). The system […]
Perfection in practice A zero-error strategy and a high degree of automation cut out retooling times When problems and errors in machining that might once have been tolerable reach a certain threshold, it’s time to think about making changes. That’s exactly what entrepreneur Stefan Kempf did. The result is a highly automated and extremely flexible […]
BAE Systems Samlesbury
Fastems FMS breaks new ground Fastems FMS breaks new ground and improves productivity in an ultra-high technology aerospace application – handling precision parts with specially developed technology. On 21st May 2007, what is believed to be the world’s first flexible manufacturing system (FMS) for automated production of components made from carbon fibre sheet went live […]
|Load weight (kg)||700||1500||1700||3000||6000||10000||2000||Custom|
|Machine pallet size (mm)||400-500||500-630||500-630||630-800||800-1250||1000-1600||630-630||Custom|
|Maximum load size (mm)||800×700||1250×1250||1125×1125||1600×1400||2700×1700||Custom||Custom||Custom|
|Load height (mm)||900||1250||1450||1700||2000||Custom||Custom||Custom|
|Stacker crane load handler||Parallelogram||Telescopic forks||Rotating Handler||Telescopic forks||Telescopic forks||Telescopic forks||Double stroke rotating||Custom|
|Material pallets in the same system||Option||Option||Option||Option||Option||Option||No||Option|
|Number of integrated machine tools||Unlimited|
|Brand of machine tools||Any machine tool brand available on the market|
|Number of pallet places||Unlimited|