DE102005001888A1 - Automatic storage device and climate cabinet for laboratory goods - Google Patents

Automatic storage device and climate cabinet for laboratory goods

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DE102005001888A1
DE102005001888A1 DE200510001888 DE102005001888A DE102005001888A1 DE 102005001888 A1 DE102005001888 A1 DE 102005001888A1 DE 200510001888 DE200510001888 DE 200510001888 DE 102005001888 A DE102005001888 A DE 102005001888A DE 102005001888 A1 DE102005001888 A1 DE 102005001888A1
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Cosmas G. Malin
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    • G01N35/00Automatic analysis not limited to methods or materials provided for in any single one of groups G01N1/00 - G01N33/00; Handling materials therefor
    • G01N35/02Automatic analysis not limited to methods or materials provided for in any single one of groups G01N1/00 - G01N33/00; Handling materials therefor using a plurality of sample containers moved by a conveyor system past one or more treatment or analysis stations
    • G01N35/028Automatic analysis not limited to methods or materials provided for in any single one of groups G01N1/00 - G01N33/00; Handling materials therefor using a plurality of sample containers moved by a conveyor system past one or more treatment or analysis stations having reaction cells in the form of microtitration plates
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65GTRANSPORT OR STORAGE DEVICES, e.g. CONVEYORS FOR LOADING OR TIPPING, SHOP CONVEYOR SYSTEMS OR PNEUMATIC TUBE CONVEYORS
    • B65G1/00Storing articles, individually or in orderly arrangement, in warehouses or magazines
    • B65G1/02Storage devices
    • B65G1/04Storage devices mechanical
    • B65G1/0407Storage devices mechanical using stacker cranes
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    • G01N35/00Automatic analysis not limited to methods or materials provided for in any single one of groups G01N1/00 - G01N33/00; Handling materials therefor
    • G01N35/02Automatic analysis not limited to methods or materials provided for in any single one of groups G01N1/00 - G01N33/00; Handling materials therefor using a plurality of sample containers moved by a conveyor system past one or more treatment or analysis stations
    • G01N35/04Details of the conveyor system
    • G01N2035/0401Sample carriers, cuvettes or reaction vessels
    • G01N2035/0418Plate elements with several rows of samples
    • G01N2035/042Plate elements with several rows of samples moved independently, e.g. by fork manipulator
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    • G01N35/00Automatic analysis not limited to methods or materials provided for in any single one of groups G01N1/00 - G01N33/00; Handling materials therefor
    • G01N35/02Automatic analysis not limited to methods or materials provided for in any single one of groups G01N1/00 - G01N33/00; Handling materials therefor using a plurality of sample containers moved by a conveyor system past one or more treatment or analysis stations
    • G01N35/04Details of the conveyor system
    • G01N2035/0401Sample carriers, cuvettes or reaction vessels
    • G01N2035/0418Plate elements with several rows of samples
    • G01N2035/0425Stacks, magazines or elevators for plates

Abstract

A storage device, in particular for a climatic cabinet, is described. The storage device is used for storing laboratory supplies, in particular microtiter plates, on shelves (4). It has a receiving device (17) for automatically picking up and storing laboratory supplies from or into the shelves (4). The shelves (4) are designed so that they can accommodate several laboratory goods in a row. As a result, the storage capacity is greatly increased with only a small increase in space requirements, so that the costs per laboratory sink. The receiving device (17) can simultaneously accommodate a plurality of laboratory goods arranged one behind the other and bring them into an intermediate storage position. From there, a desired laboratory item can be removed from a separating device (30) or an additional laboratory item can be added to the other laboratory items. Then the receiving device can put the goods back on the shelf. This makes it possible to specifically access with minimal effort on each individual laboratory work.

Description

  • The The present invention relates to an automatic storage device and a climate cabinet for receiving laboratory supplies, in particular microtiter plates.
  • In of modern research large quantities of samples are tested, manipulated and stored. The storage of the samples is often done in so-called microtiter plates, the a variety of fine receiving wells for the samples contain. Microtiter plates are usually of a standard size a base area of about 127.76 mm × 85.48 mm (each ± 0.5 mm) according to standard ANSI / SBS 1-2004, 1/8/2004, "for microplates - Footprint Dimensions ", and It has been a lot of devices provided to such plates or similar laboratory goods, such as e.g. so-called laboratory "Flasks" store.
  • EP 1 332 987 describes a storage device with a storage lane, with two storage lane along the arranged shelves and a movable in the storage lane storage and retrieval unit. The storage and retrieval unit has a height-adjustable and extendable receiving device with which individual laboratory goods stored in the shelves can be picked up. Such a system is expensive to manufacture and operate.
  • It raises the task of cost-effectiveness of such a device to improve.
  • These The object is achieved by the storage device according to claim 1.
  • According to the claim this is Shelf or the shelves are designed so that they several laboratory goods in a row be able to record. As a result, the storage capacity becomes strong with only slightly increased space requirements elevated, so that the costs per laboratory sink.
  • Preferably the cradle is designed to be able to is to simultaneously record more consecutively arranged laboratory goods and bring them to an intermediate storage position. From there you can desired Laboratory be taken from a separating device or an additional Laboratory good to the other lab utensils added become. Then, the receiving device, the goods again return to the shelf. this makes possible It is targeted with minimal effort on each laboratory access. The separating device may alternatively or additionally also be used to a resting on the laboratory utensil lid to remove or hang such a lid on the lab utensil. This is especially true when using microtiter plates with lids advantageous.
  • In In a particularly simple system, the shelves have storage positions to hold several laboratory supplies behind each other. Each storage position has two parallel and equal Height-extending pads on, on which opposite Border areas of the laboratory goods to lie directly. The receiving device can be in the space between introduced the conditions and all lab equipment at the same time raise (or put down) the storage position from below. This solution Needless it to provide a drawer or the like for the laboratory goods.
  • The The invention also relates to a climate cabinet with a corresponding Bearing device.
  • Further preferred embodiments and applications of the invention will be apparent from the dependent claims as well as from the description below with reference to the figures. The figures demonstrate:
  • 1 the view of a climatic cabinet with inventive storage device,
  • 2 a schematic, horizontal section through the climate cabinet after 1 .
  • 3 An embodiment of the storage device, wherein only four of the storage shafts are located,
  • 4 a detailed view of the storage and retrieval unit,
  • 5 a part of a storage shaft,
  • 6 a view of a transparent bearing shaft,
  • 7 an enlarged view of a transparent bearing shaft and
  • 8th a second embodiment of the stacker crane.
  • The climate cabinet according to 1 and 2 has a housing 1 in whose interior a control unit 3 are housed with control and climatic generator and a storage device. The storage device has two shelves 4 that both on the side of a warehouse lane 5 are arranged. In the camp lane 5 runs a stacker crane 6 , with which automated on all laboratory goods on the shelves 4 can be accessed.
  • At one end of the climatic cabinet, in the extension of the camp gate 5 , is a transfer station 7 arranged. It serves for the temporary admission of individual laboratory goods with a transfer between the receiving device 17 of the storage and retrieval unit 6 and an external transport system. The transfer station 7 Eg consists of one on a wall 10a the climate cabinet attached storage table to accommodate the laboratory supplies and is an automatic door 8th in the wall 10a of the storage cabinet arranged. The size of the automatic door 8th corresponds approximately to the size of the umzuschlagenden laboratory goods, so that climate losses when opening the door 8th stay small.
  • The automatic door 8th can also be in the wall 10a opposite wall 10c to be ordered.
  • At the automatic door 8th opposite end of the storage cupboard, in a second wall 10b parallel to the camp lane 5 , is another access door 11 intended. This door, which opens outwards, allows operators to gain access to the climatic chamber. The door leads into an anteroom 13 that is between the shelves 4 and the shelves 4 opposite third wall 10c is formed. In this anteroom 13 is the control unit 3 arranged.
  • In the execution after 2 is the access door 11 in the second wall 10b arranged. Alternatively or additionally, the door may also be in a direction transverse to the storage lane 5 arranged wall can be arranged, ie in the first wall 10a or the first opposing third wall 10c , advantageous in the extension of the camp gate 5 like this in 2 dashed with reference numeral 11 ' respectively. 11 '' is indicated. Will the access door be in position 11 '' in the first wall 10a arranged, then the automatic door 8th advantageously arranged in the access door.
  • The structure of the bearing device is best off 3 and 4 seen. As mentioned, it has two shelves 4 along the camp lane 5 , The stacker crane 6 owns a horizontal guide 15 in the form of a horizontal rail, which is parallel to the rack aisle 5 is arranged in the ceiling area of the air conditioning cabinet. At the horizontal guidance 15 is a vertical guide 16 guided in the form of a vertical rail. The vertical guidance 16 is at the horizontal guide 15 arranged and extends from this down. Optionally, at the lower end of the vertical guide 16 be provided a second horizontal auxiliary guide. At the vertical guide 16 is a cradle 17 attached.
  • To move the vertical guide 16 along the horizontal guide 15 serves one at the top of the vertical guide 16 fixed horizontal drive 18 driving a gear that into a rack 19 the horizontal leadership 15 intervenes. To move the cradle 17 along the vertical guide 16 serves one with the cradle 17 connected vertical drive 20 (in 4 behind part 23 hidden), which drives a gear wheel, which is in a rack 21 the vertical guidance 16 intervenes.
  • To hold the recording device 17 is a vertical pillar 23 provided at its lower end with a horizontal support arm 24 connected is. At the pillar 23 opposite end of the support arm 24 is an oblong table 25 attached. The table 25 can with respect to the support arm 24 to be pivoted about a vertical axis A. How out 2 As can be seen, the axis A lies approximately in the middle of the storage lane 5 , For pivoting the table 25 opposite the support arm 24 (and thus to the vertical guidance 16 ) about the axis A is a rotary actuator 27 ,
  • On the table 25 is an elongated carrier 26 arranged movable in the longitudinal direction of the table. To move the carrier 26 is at the table 25 an extension drive 28 intended. table 25 and carriers 26 together form the pivotable about axis A and extendable in an extension direction X recording device 17 ,
  • At the pillar 23 is still a separating device 30 arranged. The separating device 30 can with a first separation drive 31 vertical of the column 23 be moved along. She has a gripper 32 for seizing the laboratory utensil at the side. The gripper 32 has at least two, preferably four downwardly projecting fingers 33a - 33d , which by means of a second separation drive 34 are horizontally movable against each other.
  • The separating device 30 is located, in the longitudinal direction of the camp lane 5 seen, either in front of or behind the pivot axis A.
  • The cradle 17 can with the rotary actuator 28 be pivoted in three positions. In a transfer position, the in 3 is shown, it can be parallel to the warehouse lane 5 be extended. In this position is the slightly extended carrier 26 below the separating device 30 , Depending on how far the carrier 26 can be extended horizontally, each on the carrier 26 existing laboratory goods 40 in operative connection with the separating device 30 to be brought. The separating device can be placed vertically on such a laboratory 40 shut down so that they have the laborgut 40 with the gripper 32 can grab and lift sideways. Likewise, she can put a laborgut in this way on a free space on the carrier 26 lay down.
  • In the transfer position, the receiving device 17 Laboratory and / or lid through the door 8th to the transfer station 7 pass or record from this.
  • From the transfer position, the recording device 17 , as in 2 indicated by double arrow, be pivoted to the left or right, each by 90 ° in a Umschlagstellung, in which they against each one of the shelves 4 can be extended. 4 shows the recording device 17 in transhipment position. In this position, the recording device 17 Laboratory goods in the manner described below to the shelves 4 deliver or record from these.
  • A second embodiment of the recording device 17 is in 8th shown. From the first embodiment, this differs in that the separating device 30 not stationary to the holding arm 24 but stationary to the table 25 is, ie she can be together with the table 25 be pivoted. This is at the table 25 a column 35 with a vertical rack 35a arranged. In the rack 35a engages the gear of the vertically displaceable first separating drive 31 one. At the first separation drive 31 is a support arm 36 attached, the gripper 32 wearing. The gripper 32 is essentially constructed like the gripper of the first embodiment.
  • The operation of the execution after 8th essentially corresponds to that according to 4 by the gripper 32 from above onto the carrier 26 can be lowered to pick up or put down a laboratory utensil or a lid there. The execution after 8th owns however, since the separating device 30 together with the table 25 is pivotable, the advantage that the separating device 30 in each pivot position on the on the carrier 26 lab equipment, allowing faster order completion.
  • The structure of the shelves 4 is best off 3 seen. Every shelf 4 owns a frame 39 with, in the present embodiment, three trays 41 , At the top shelf 41 one of the shelves is the horizontal guide 15 attached. On the two lower shelves 41 every shelf 4 stand storage shafts 42 of which in 3 only four are shown. Each storage shaft 42 has two vertical side walls 43 , which at their upper and lower edges over horizontal plates 44 are connected.
  • Part of a storage shaft 42 is in 5 shown. As can be seen, are on the side walls 43 provided at regular intervals inwardly projecting ribs, which pads 45 for the laboratory items to be included 40 form. Every laboratory 40 so gets into the storage shaft 42 used that mutually opposite lower edge regions of the laboratory of each support or rib 45 be supported. Thus, each storage shaft has 42 a vertical row of through the ribs 45 defined storage positions 47 , The storage shaft 42 is so deep that in every storage position 47 find several laboratory items in a row. The width and height of the storage positions 47 is adapted to the dimensions of the respective laboratory items.
  • The storage shafts 42 are self-supporting units, and each storage shaft can, if necessary, be removed with the laboratory equipment stored therein as a whole of the storage device or the climatic chamber.
  • Between opposite supports or ribs 45 is a gap 46 provided, which is wider than the extendable carrier 26 , In the area of this gap 46 is the bottom of the laborgut 40 freely accessible. To grab the laboratory supplies, the receiving device or the carrier 26 in the gap 46 be introduced.
  • 6 and 7 show a concrete execution of a bearing shaft 42 , In particular from 6 are three consecutively arranged laboratory goods 40 or microtiter plates visible on three successive storage locations on the supports or ribs 45 rest. Thus the laboratory goods 40 in the longitudinal direction of the storage position 47 be kept defined and can not slip, each storage space has to hold holding means 50 , with which the respective laboratory work in the longitudinal direction of the storage position 47 can be held. The holding means 50 be in the embodiment according to 6 and 7 formed by elevations, that of the pads 45 protrude up. The elevations are upwardly bent tongues of the supports designed as sheets 45 ,
  • The function of the device described is as follows:
    To get a specific laboratory item from a known position on the shelves 4 to take the storage device, the receiving device 17 pivoted to the envelope position and moved horizontally and vertically so that they are in front of the storage position 47 of the particular laboratory, and though so that the top of the carrier 26 slightly lower than the bottom of the laboratory. Then the carrier 26 in the shelf 4 extended and with the vertical drive 20 so far raised that he is in the gap 46 enters and all on the ribs 45 the relevant storage position 47 successively arranged stored goods lift together. Now the carrier 26 pulled back and the cradle 17 is pivoted to the transfer position. In this intermediate storage position, the carrier 26 extended so far that the laboratory to be taken 40 just below the separating device 30 to come to rest. Now the singulation device lowers 30 off, grab the lab utensil 40 and raise this. After the desired laboratory 40 in this way from the cradle 17 has been removed, the recording device 17 swung back into the envelope position, into the shelf 4 extended and slightly lowered, leaving the rest of the laboratory supplies back in their storage position 47 be filed. The now empty carrier 26 is withdrawn, pivoted into the transfer position and extended so far that its end under the separating device 30 lies. The separating device lowers again and gives the previously removed laboratory 40 to the carrier 26 from. Now the recording device 17 to the door 8th be driven. The door 8th is opened and the carrier 26 is extended and lowered, so that he the laborgut in the transfer position 7 settles.
  • To a single laboratory 40 at a predetermined position on the shelves 4 will go through the reverse process. The cradle 17 drives to the door 8th , the carrier 26 is extended and lifts in the transfer position 7 provided laboratory utilities 40 at. The carrier 26 is retracted. The laboratory 40 becomes in the effective range of the separating device 30 brought it from the carrier 26 extracts. The cradle 17 becomes the desired storage position 47 driven are pivoted in the Umschlagstellung. The carrier 26 moves out, which already lifts in the storage position 47 located laboratory goods, retreats and pivots in the transfer position. It is extended so far horizontally that a free space of the table below the separating device 30 comes to rest, whereupon the separating device 30 there the new La borgut touches down. Then all laboratory goods on the carrier 26 put back on the shelf by the carrier 26 pivots back into the Umschlagstellung, extends, lowers and the laboratory supplies 40 on the pads or ribs 45 stores. Then the carrier 26 withdrawn again.
  • In order to achieve a higher transshipment capacity, several laboratory goods can also be used 40 at the same time on the table 25 be transhipped. For example, the carrier 26 remove three consecutive laboratory goods from a shelf position and together to the transfer position 7 bring where the lab goods are taken or processed together. Conversely, multiple lab items can be transferred from the transfer position 7 be brought together in one step to a storage bin and stored there in succession.
  • It is also conceivable that the separating device 30 is able to cache several lab products at the same time. For example, it can take several laboratory supplies, which then from the transfer position 7 be taken over. For this purpose, the transfer position must be designed with means to the lab goods directly from the separating device 30 to take over.
  • The Device shown here can in various ways to the respective Requirements are adjusted.
  • For example, instead of two shelves 4 It is also possible to provide only one shelf along the storage lane 5 is arranged.
  • Should stored various types of laboratory supplies can, so can different storage shafts be provided with correspondingly large storage positions.

Claims (27)

  1. Automatic storage device for laboratory goods, in particular microtiter plates, with at least one, along a storage lane ( 5 ) arranged shelf ( 4 ) for receiving the laboratory goods above and next to each other and a storage and retrieval unit ( 6 ), which is located in the Lagergasse ( 5 ) is movable and that a height-adjustable and extendable receiving device ( 17 ) for picking up and storing laboratory items from or into the shelf ( 4 ), characterized in that the shelf ( 4 ) is designed to accommodate several laboratory items in a row.
  2. Bearing device according to claim 1, wherein the receiving device ( 17 ) is configured to simultaneously accommodate a plurality of laboratory goods arranged one behind the other and bring them to an intermediate storage position, and wherein the storage and retrieval unit ( 6 ) a separating device ( 30 ) to remove a laboratory item from the intermediate storage position and / or insert it into the intermediate storage position.
  3. Bearing device according to claim 2, wherein the separating device ( 30 ) Is moved vertically to the intermediate storage position.
  4. Bearing device according to claim 3, wherein the separating device ( 30 ) a gripper ( 32 ), which can be lowered to the intermediate storage position and with which a laboratory item is laterally gripped.
  5. Bearing device according to claim 4, wherein the gripper ( 42 ) at least two, preferably four, fingers ( 33a - 33d ), which are for lateral gripping of the laboratory and / or resting on the laboratory utensil substantially horizontally against each other movable.
  6. Bearing device according to one of claims 2 to 5, wherein it is designed to remove a single laboratory item from the shelves ( 4 ) can be taken by several, consecutively arranged laboratory goods with the receiving device ( 17 ), a selected laboratory item with the separating device of the receiving device ( 17 ), the remaining laboratory goods again from the receiving device ( 17 ) in the shelves ( 4 ) and the selected laboratory item from the separating device ( 30 ) on the receiving device ( 17 ) is brought.
  7. A storage device according to any of claims 2 to 6, wherein it is adapted to receive a single piece of laboratory equipment from the receiving device (10). 17 ) in the shelves ( 4 ) by placing the individual laboratory item with the separating device ( 30 ) of the receiving device ( 17 ), several successively arranged laboratory goods with the receiving device ( 17 ) from the shelves ( 4 ), the individual laboratory work from the separating device ( 30 ) to the other laboratory items on the receiving device ( 17 ) and all laboratory equipment from the cradle ( 17 ) in the shelves ( 4 ).
  8. Bearing device according to one of claims 2 to 7, wherein by horizontal displacement of the receiving device ( 17 ) each laboratory item received by it in operative connection with the separating device ( 30 ) can be brought.
  9. Bearing device according to one of the preceding claims, wherein the receiving device ( 17 ) is pivotable about a vertical axis (A) between at least one envelope position and at least one transfer position, wherein the receiving device ( 17 ) in the envelope position against the at least one shelf ( 4 ) is extendable and in the transfer position parallel to the warehouse lane ( 5 ) is movable.
  10. Bearing device according to claims 4 to 8 and according to claim 9, wherein the laboratory goods are stored on the receiving device ( 17 ) in operative connection with the separating device ( 30 ) are brought, when the receiving device ( 17 ) is in the transfer position.
  11. Bearing device according to one of the preceding claims, with a horizontal guide ( 15 ), a guided vertical guide on the horizontal guide ( 16 ), whereas on the vertical guide ( 16 ) the receiving device ( 17 ), a longitudinal drive ( 18 ) for moving the vertical guide along the horizontal guide ( 15 ) and a vertical drive ( 20 ) for moving the pickup along the vertical guide ( 17 ).
  12. Bearing device according to claim 11 with a pivoting drive ( 27 ) for pivoting the receiving device ( 17 ) relative to the vertical guide ( 17 ).
  13. Bearing device according to one of claims 11 or 12, wherein the vertical guide ( 17 ) of the horizontal guidance ( 16 ) extends downwards.
  14. Bearing device according to one of claims 12 or 13 and any one of claims 2 to 8, wherein the separating device ( 30 ) together with the receiving device ( 17 ) is pivotable.
  15. Bearing device according to one of the preceding claims, wherein the shelves ( 4 ) Stock items ( 47 ) for receiving a plurality of laboratory goods in a row, each storage position ( 47 ) two parallel and leveled pads ( 45 ), on the opposite edge regions of the laboratory goods in the storage position ( 47 ) are directly supportable, and wherein the receiving device ( 17 ) into a space ( 46 ) between the editions ( 45 ) is insertable for the direct uptake of all laboratory goods of the storage position ( 47 ) from underneath.
  16. Bearing device according to claim 15, wherein the receiving device ( 17 ) an extendable support ( 26 ) whose width is smaller than a distance between the pads ( 45 ) of the storage position ( 47 ).
  17. Bearing device according to one of the preceding claims, wherein the shelves ( 4 ) Stock items ( 47 ) having a plurality of storage bays in succession, each storage bunk configured to receive a laboratory item and holding means ( 50 ), with which the respective laboratory item can be held in a longitudinal direction of the storage position, and in particular wherein each storage position ( 47 ) two parallel and leveled pads ( 45 ), on the opposite edge regions of the laboratory goods in the storage position ( 47 ) bar, and wherein the retaining means ( 50 ) of elevations, of the requirements ( 45 ) protrude upwards.
  18. Bearing device according to claim 17, wherein the elevations of upwardly bent parts of the supports ( 45 ) are formed.
  19. Bearing device according to one of the preceding claims, wherein at one end of the storage lane ( 5 ) a transfer station ( 8th ) is arranged for temporarily receiving individual laboratory goods during a transfer between the receiving device ( 17 ) and an external transport system.
  20. Bearing device according to one of the preceding claims, wherein on both sides of the storage lane ( 5 ) Shelves ( 4 ) are arranged.
  21. Bearing device according to one of the preceding claims, wherein the shelves ( 4 ) of storage shafts ( 42 ), each storage shaft ( 42 ) several stacked storage positions ( 47 ), each storage position ( 47 ) Provides space for several laboratory goods in a row, and wherein each storage shaft ( 42 ) can be removed as a whole from the storage device with it incorporated laboratory supplies.
  22. Bearing device according to claim 21, wherein each storage shaft ( 42 ) exactly one vertical row of storage positions ( 47 ).
  23. Climate chamber with a storage device after a of the preceding claims.
  24. Climatic cabinet according to claim 23, wherein it has a first door ( 8th ) for the automatic transfer of laboratory goods and a second door ( 11 ) for operating personnel.
  25. Climatic cabinet according to claim 24, wherein the first door in a first wall ( 10a ) at the end of the camp lane ( 5 ) and the second door ( 11 ) in a second wall ( 10b ) parallel to the warehouse lane ( 5 ) on one of the first wall ( 10a ) opposite end of the second wall.
  26. Climatic cabinet according to claim 24, wherein the second door ( 11 ) in a transverse to the camp lane ( 5 ) standing wall ( 10a . 10c ), and in particular that the first door ( 8th ) in the second door ( 11 ) is arranged.
  27. Climatic cabinet according to one of claims 25 or 26, wherein the second door ( 11 ) can be opened against the inside.
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