DE102018108626A1 - Production of a battery carrier with a receptacle for holding an electric battery module - Google Patents

Production of a battery carrier with a receptacle for holding an electric battery module

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DE102018108626A1
DE102018108626A1 DE102018108626.1A DE102018108626A DE102018108626A1 DE 102018108626 A1 DE102018108626 A1 DE 102018108626A1 DE 102018108626 A DE102018108626 A DE 102018108626A DE 102018108626 A1 DE102018108626 A1 DE 102018108626A1
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Heiko Bier
Karsten Becker
Ludger Gehringhoff
Georg Frost
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Benteler Maschinenbau GmbH
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B23MACHINE TOOLS; METAL-WORKING NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B23POTHER WORKING OF METAL; COMBINED OPERATIONS; UNIVERSAL MACHINE TOOLS
    • B23P15/00Making specific metal objects by operations not covered by a single other subclass or a group in this subclass
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B21MECHANICAL METAL-WORKING WITHOUT ESSENTIALLY REMOVING MATERIAL; PUNCHING METAL
    • B21DWORKING OR PROCESSING OF SHEET METAL OR METAL TUBES, RODS OR PROFILES WITHOUT ESSENTIALLY REMOVING MATERIAL; PUNCHING METAL
    • B21D22/00Shaping without cutting, by stamping, spinning, or deep-drawing
    • B21D22/20Deep-drawing
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B21MECHANICAL METAL-WORKING WITHOUT ESSENTIALLY REMOVING MATERIAL; PUNCHING METAL
    • B21DWORKING OR PROCESSING OF SHEET METAL OR METAL TUBES, RODS OR PROFILES WITHOUT ESSENTIALLY REMOVING MATERIAL; PUNCHING METAL
    • B21D43/00Feeding, positioning or storing devices combined with, or arranged in, or specially adapted for use in connection with, apparatus for working or processing sheet metal, metal tubes or metal profiles; Associations therewith of cutting devices
    • B21D43/02Advancing work in relation to the stroke of the die or tool
    • B21D43/04Advancing work in relation to the stroke of the die or tool by means in mechanical engagement with the work
    • B21D43/10Advancing work in relation to the stroke of the die or tool by means in mechanical engagement with the work by grippers
    • B21D43/105Manipulators, i.e. mechanical arms carrying a gripper element having several degrees of freedom

Abstract

The disclosure relates to a modular manufacturing arrangement (200) which is designed to automatically produce a battery tray (100) with a receptacle (101) for receiving an electric battery module of an electrically driven vehicle from a material board (111), comprising a board memory module (201), which is configured to provide a plurality of material boards (111), a thermoforming module (203) spaced from the board storage module (201) and capable of deep drawing a material board (111) placed in the thermoforming module (203) in a deep drawing operation deep-drawn receptacle (101) having a tub bottom (103) and the tub bottom (103) circumferentially delimiting deep-drawn wall (105) with a flange (107) to receive, a processing module (205) which spaced from the thermoforming module (203) and formed is to mechanically process the deep-drawn receptacle (101), and a Han Drobungsroboter (207), which is adapted to automatically remove a material board (111) from the board storage module (201) to automatically feed the removed material board (111) the thermoforming module (203), the thermoformed receiving tray (101) after the thermoforming process from the thermoforming module (203) and to supply the processing module (205) for further processing of the thermoformed receptacle (101).

Description

  • The present disclosure relates to the production of a battery carrier with a receptacle for holding an electric battery module, in particular a modular manufacturing arrangement, which is designed to produce the battery carrier automated.
  • For holding electric battery modules, which may for example have one or more energy storage, battery carriers are usually used, which are mounted on an electrically powered vehicle. Such battery carriers, in particular metallic battery carriers, are usually produced in the context of a plurality of production steps on a press table, which often results in an increased installation effort.
  • In the DE 10 2015 216 162 A1 discloses a method for producing a sheet metal part from a steel circuit board by hot forming in a forming tool and subsequent trimming by a cutting tool.
  • In the EP 2 565 958 a battery housing for rechargeable batteries for electric and hybrid vehicles is disclosed.
  • It is the object of the present disclosure to ensure an advantageous production of a battery carrier for an electric battery module.
  • This object is solved by the features of the independent claims. Advantageous embodiments of the disclosure are the subject of the dependent claims, the description and the accompanying figures.
  • The present disclosure is based on the finding that the above object can be achieved by a modular manufacturing arrangement for manufacturing the battery carrier. The multi-module modular manufacturing arrangement enables the automated deformation of material boards in corresponding receiving trays of the battery carrier, whereby the assembly costs and assembly costs can be effectively reduced in the manufacture of the battery carrier. Due to the modular structure of the modular manufacturing arrangement also a flexible extension or repositioning of the individual modules of the modular manufacturing arrangement can be ensured.
  • According to a first aspect, the disclosure relates to a modular manufacturing arrangement, which is designed to produce a battery tray with a receptacle for receiving an electric battery module of an electrically driven vehicle from a material board automated, with a board storage module, which is adapted to provide a plurality of material boards, a Thermoforming module which is spaced from the board storage module and is adapted to deep draw a sheet of material placed in the thermoforming module in a deep drawing operation to obtain a deep-drawn receptacle with a tub bottom and a deep wall surrounding the bottom of the tub with a flange, a processing module, which of the thermoforming module spaced apart and designed to process the thermoformed receptacle further mechanically, and a handling robot, which is formed, a material board from the circuit board automatically remove storage module, the thermoformed sheet automatically feed the thermoforming module to remove the thermoformed receptacle after the thermoforming process from the thermoforming module and feed the processing module for further processing of the thermoformed receptacle.
  • As a result, the technical advantage is achieved that a particularly advantageous production of a battery carrier is ensured by the modular manufacturing arrangement.
  • In the modular manufacturing arrangement, the board storage module, the thermoforming module, and the processing module are formed as separate modules spaced apart from each other, each performing specific functions within the manufacturing process.
  • Here, the handling robot of the modular manufacturing arrangement ensures that the material board is automatically transferred from the board storage module to the thermoforming module, and that the formed in the thermoforming module from the material board deep-drawn receptacle is then transferred from the thermoforming module to the processing module for further processing. By handling robot thus an effective component transfer between the individual modules can be ensured. Thus, a high degree of automation is achieved in the modular manufacturing arrangement, which allows the production of a variety of battery carriers within a limited period, thereby reducing the assembly effort and thus reduce installation costs.
  • In addition, individual modules of the modular manufacturing arrangement can be easily replaced. In addition, the modular manufacturing arrangement can be extended by further modules, and / or the position of the individual or further modules can be easily changed within the modular manufacturing arrangement. This can a flexible adaptation of the modular manufacturing arrangement to different manufacturing methods can be achieved. In addition, the modular manufacturing arrangement requires a small footprint.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the modular manufacturing arrangement has at least one further processing module, in particular a second and / or third processing module, which is designed to further process receiving troughs processed by the processing module, wherein the handling robot is designed to remove the processed deep-drawn receiving trough from the processing operation Remove processing module and the at least one further processing module, in particular the second and / or third processing module, for further processing of the thermoformed receptacle supply.
  • As a result, the technical advantage is achieved that by the at least one further processing module downstream of the processing by the processing module further processing is possible. Thus, the thermoformed receptacle can be supplied after the deep drawing operation by the handling robot successively a plurality of different processing modules, whereby the thermoformed receptacle can be processed differently in succession.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the modular manufacturing arrangement on a receiving module, which is adapted to receive processed by the at least one processing module receiving trays, wherein the handling robot is formed to remove the thermoformed receptacle after the processing operation of at least one processing module and the receiving module for receiving the fed thermoformed receptacle.
  • This achieves the technical advantage that the deep-drawn receiving troughs processed by the individual modules of the modular manufacturing arrangement can be jointly received and collected in the receiving module. Thus, the handling robot enables efficient automated transfer of the deep-drawn receptacle between the individual modules.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the manufacturing robot has at least one robot element, in particular a first and second robot element, which is designed to automatically remove the material board from the board storage module, automatically feed the removed material board to the thermoforming module, the thermoformed receptacle after the thermoforming process from the thermoforming module to remove and supply the at least one processing module for further processing of the thermoformed receptacle.
  • As a result, the technical advantage is achieved that an effective independent transfer of the material board, or the receptacle between the individual modules is made possible by the plurality of robot elements of the manufacturing robot. The first and second robot elements are in particular spaced from one another in the modular manufacturing arrangement. The first and second robot element are in particular formed to enable independent transfer of the material board, or the receptacle between the individual modules. The at least one robot element has, in particular, a movably mounted robot arm which is designed to remove the material board or the receptacle from the respective module and to supply the material board or the receptacle to the respective module.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the modular manufacturing arrangement has at least one further processing module, in particular a second and / or third processing module, the modular manufacturing arrangement has in particular a receiving module for receiving the deep-drawn receptacle, the manufacturing robot has a first and second robot element formed first robot element of the manufacturing robot to automatically remove the material board from the sinker module, automatically feed the removed material board the thermoforming module to remove the thermoformed receptacle from the thermoforming process after the thermoforming process and supply the processing module for further processing of the thermoformed receptacle is the second robot element formed of the manufacturing robot to automatically remove the thermoformed receptacle from the processing module and the at least one further processing module to supply for further processing of the thermoformed receptacle, and the second robot element of the manufacturing robot is in particular designed to automatically remove the thermoformed receptacle from the at least one further processing module and to supply the receiving module for receiving the thermoformed receptacle.
  • Thereby, the technical advantage is achieved that the first robot element ensures the transfer of the material board, or the receiving tray, from the board storage module via the thermoforming module to the processing module, and that the second robot element, the transfer of the Receiving tray allows the processing module to the other processing module, and in particular allows the transfer of the further processing module to the receiving module. By dividing the handling robot on two, in particular spaced-apart, robotic elements, an effective division of the transfer costs of the components between the individual modules can be made possible. As a result, a particularly space-saving and thus effective arrangement of the robot elements of the handling robot between the individual modules can be ensured, with an effective component transfer between the modules being ensured.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the processing module is a flange press module, a cutout module, in particular a press or a punching module or a laser cutting module, or a punch module, in particular a punch press or a stand press or a laser cutter.
  • As a result, the technical advantage is achieved that the deep-drawn receptacle can be processed differently by the different configurations of the processing module. By means of a processing module designed as a flange press module, the wall of the deep-drawn receiving tray can be provided with a flange, in particular with an at least partially encircling and angled flange. By means of a processing module designed as a cutout module, at least one cutout, in particular at least one cutout, can be introduced into the deep-drawn receptacle, in particular into the wall of the deep-drawn receptacle. By trained as a hole module processing module, the deep-drawn receptacle, in particular the wall, the flange and / or the tub bottom of the thermoformed receptacle can be provided with at least one hole.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the thermoforming module is designed to form an at least partially circumferential and / or angled flange in the deep-drawn wall.
  • Thereby, the technical advantage is achieved that the flange is effectively formed in the wall of the receptacle during the deep drawing process in the thermoforming module. Optionally, the flange can then be finally formed, in particular calibrated, in a step downstream of the deep-drawing process in the processing module.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the processing module is designed to realize a calibration of the flange.
  • This achieves the technical advantage that the flange is advantageously aligned after the calibration. In this case, the calibration of the flange in particular comprises an effective setting of an orientation of the flange, in particular a horizontal alignment of the flange. In particular, the calibration of the flange ensures effective horizontal alignment of the flange with respect to the vertical wall of the receptacle. In this case, the horizontally oriented flange extends in particular parallel to the trough bottom of the receptacle.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the thermoforming module or the machining module are designed to form a sealing groove in the flange for receiving a seal.
  • As a result, the technical advantage is achieved that a seal received in the seal groove ensures a particularly effective fluid-tight seal of the receptacle on the flange.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the processing module is a cutting module, in particular a press or a punching module or a laser cutting module, and is provided to introduce at least one cutout, in particular at least one recess in the deep-drawn receptacle, in particular in the wall of the thermoformed receptacle.
  • This achieves the technical advantage that a cutting module designed in particular as a press, punching module or laser cutting module can effectively cut out the at least one cutout by corresponding pressing, punching or laser cutting from the deep-drawn receiving pan, in particular the wall of the deep-drawn receiving pan.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the modular manufacturing arrangement has a second processing module for processing the deep-drawn receptacle and a third processing module for processing the deep-drawn receptacle, wherein the processing modules are spaced apart and wherein the handling robot is adapted to remove the thermoformed receptacle from the processing module and the supply second processing module for processing, and wherein the handling robot is adapted to remove the thermoformed receptacle from the second processing module and to be fed to the third processing module for processing.
  • As a result, the technical advantage is achieved that the thermoformed receptacle can then be further processed by the processing module after processing by the second and third processing module advantageous.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the second processing module is a cutting module, in particular a press or a punching module or a laser cutting module, in particular a cutting press, and is designed to introduce a cutout in the deep-drawn receptacle, and the third processing module is a punch module, in particular a punch press or a Stand press or a laser cutter, and is designed to introduce a hole in the thermoformed receptacle, or the third processing module is a cutting module, in particular a press or a punching module or a laser cutting module, in particular a cutting press, and is formed, a cutout in the thermoformed receptacle and the second processing module is a punch module, in particular a punch press or a stand press or a laser cutter, and is designed to introduce a hole in the deep-drawn receptacle.
  • This achieves the technical advantage that either the second processing module is a cutout module and the third processing module is a punch module, or that the second processing module is a hole module and the third processing module is a cutout module. Thus, the receiving tray machined by the processing module can subsequently be provided with the cutout first in the second processing module and then with the hole in the third processing module. Alternatively, the receiving trough processed by the processing module can subsequently be provided with the cutout first in the second processing module and subsequently with the cutout in the third processing module.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the thermoforming module and / or the processing module are press modules.
  • As a result, the technical advantage is achieved that an effective deep drawing of the material board can be ensured by a pressing module, and that an effective processing of the thermoformed receptacle is made possible by a pressing module.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the thermoforming module is designed to form a flange, in particular an at least partially circumferential and angled flange in the deep-drawn wall, in particular to calibrate, and the processing module is designed to introduce a cutout and a hole in the thermoformed receptacle.
  • As a result, the technical advantage is achieved that an effectively processed deep-drawn receptacle can be provided.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the board storage module is designed to fan out the material boards, in particular fan out by means of a magnet.
  • As a result, the technical advantage is achieved that by fanning the material boards, a juxtaposition of the material boards in the board memory module can be prevented, so that the handling robot can effectively remove the fanned material boards individually from the board memory module. A particular trained as a spreading magnet leads due to the magnetic force caused and the metal formed material boards to the fact that fan the material boards effectively.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the handling robot has a drive and is designed to bridge a distance between the respective module.
  • As a result, the technical advantage is achieved that an effective movement, in particular rotational and / or translational movement of the handling robot is made possible by the drive, and the handling robot can transfer the material boards, or the receiving trays, effectively between the individual modules. The handling robot is designed, in particular, as a stationary handling robot. The handling robot in particular has a movably mounted robot arm in order to bridge the distance between the respective module.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the handling robot has a suction cup for removing the material board and for moving the deep-drawn receptacle.
  • As a result, the technical advantage is achieved that an effective adhesion between the material board, or the receptacle and the handling robot is ensured by a negative pressure generated by the suction cup. The suction cup is arranged in particular on a movably mounted robot arm of the handling robot.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the thermoforming module and the respective Machining module in the room independently of each other erectable and operable or interchangeable.
  • As a result, the technical advantage is achieved that the position of the thermoforming module and the respective processing module can be flexibly adapted depending on the manufacturing process.
  • According to a second aspect, the disclosure relates to a method for automatically producing a battery carrier with a receptacle for receiving an electric battery module of an electrically driven vehicle from a material board, providing a plurality of material boards, deep drawing the material board in a thermoforming process by a thermoforming module to a deep-drawn Receiving tray with a tub bottom and a bottom wall surrounding the deep-walled deep-drawn wall with a flange, mechanically processing the deep-drawn receptacle by a processing module, which is spaced from the thermoforming module, and Automated moving the thermoformed receptacle from the thermoforming module to the processing module by means of a handling robot.
  • As a result, the technical advantage is achieved that an advantageous manufacturability of the battery carrier is ensured by the method.
  • Further embodiments will be explained with reference to the accompanying figures. Show it:
    • 1 a battery tray having a receptacle for receiving an electric battery module of an electrically driven vehicle;
    • 2 a schematic representation of a modular manufacturing arrangement for manufacturing a battery carrier according to a first embodiment;
    • 3 a schematic representation of a modular manufacturing arrangement for producing a battery carrier according to a second embodiment;
    • 4A-4D perspective views of intermediate stages of a manufacturable by a modular manufacturing assembly receptacle of a battery carrier according to a third embodiment;
    • 5A-5D perspective views of intermediate stages of a producible by a modular manufacturing receptacle of a battery carrier according to a fourth embodiment;
    • 6 a schematic sectional view of a receptacle of a battery carrier according to a fifth embodiment; and
    • 7 a schematic representation of a method for manufacturing a battery carrier.
  • 1 shows a battery tray with a receptacle for receiving an electric battery module of an electrically driven vehicle. In order to supply electrically driven vehicles with sufficient electrical energy, electric battery modules are installed for storing electrical energy in corresponding vehicles. So that an effective fixation of the electric battery modules is ensured within the vehicle, usually battery carriers 100 which uses a receptacle 101 have for receiving the electric battery module. The battery module can be in the receptacle 101 effectively absorbed and protected, for example, from mechanical damage.
  • The in 1 illustrated battery carrier 100 has a metallic receptacle 101 on, which is formed by a mechanical deformation of a metallic material board, in particular in the context of a deep drawing process. The receptacle 101 includes a tub bottom 103 and one the bottom of the tub 103 surrounding wall 105 where the wall 105 is formed in particular in the context of a deep-drawing process.
  • The wall 105 also has a flange 107 on, which in particular as a the wall 105 at least partially circumferential and angled flange 107 is trained. The flange 107 can be used in particular for fixing a in 1 not shown lid on the receptacle 101 serve. These are in particular holes 109 - 1 in the flange 107 intended. Furthermore, especially in the tub bottom 103 the receptacle 101 more holes 109 - 2 provided which an effective attachment of the in 1 not shown electric battery module 100 in the receptacle 101 enable.
  • 2 shows a schematic representation of a modular manufacturing arrangement for producing a battery carrier according to a first embodiment.
  • The modular manufacturing arrangement 200 is formed, a battery carrier 100 with a receptacle 101 for receiving an electric battery module of an electrically driven vehicle from a material board 111 automated manufacture.
  • The modular manufacturing arrangement 200 includes a board storage module 201 which is formed, a plurality of material boards 111 provide. Here is the board storage module 201 in particular designed, the material boards 111 fan out, in particular fan out by means of a magnet. For this purpose, in particular a spreading magnet can be used, which is a sticking together of the metallic material boards 111 prevented.
  • The modular manufacturing arrangement 200 further comprises a thermoforming module 203 which is from the board storage module 201 spaced apart. The thermoforming module 203 is formed, one in the thermoforming module 203 laid material board 111 deep-draw in a deep-drawing process to a deep-drawn receptacle 101 with a tub bottom 103 and one the bottom of the tub 103 circumferentially delimiting deep-drawn wall 105 to obtain. The thermoforming module 203 is formed in particular as a pressing module, which the material board 111 subjected to a pressing force to the deep-drawn receptacle 101 to shape.
  • Here is the thermoforming module 203 formed a flange 107 , in particular an at least partially circumferential and angled flange 107 , in the deep-drawn wall 105 to mold.
  • Here, the thermoforming module 203 In particular, be further formed, an orientation of the flange 107 in particular a horizontal alignment of the flange 107 to calibrate. Here, the thermoforming module 203 be formed in particular, a sealing groove 115 in the flange 107 for receiving a seal 117 to mold.
  • The modular manufacturing arrangement 200 further comprises a processing module 205 that of the thermoforming module 203 spaced apart. The editing module 205 is formed, the deep-drawn receptacle 101 to process mechanically. The editing module 205 may be a Flanschpressmodul or a cutting module, in particular a press or a punching module or a laser cutting module.
  • Here, the processing module 205 alternatively or in addition to the thermoforming module 203 be formed in particular, an orientation of the flange 107 in particular a horizontal alignment of the flange 107 to calibrate. Here, the processing module 205 alternatively or in addition to the thermoforming module 203 be formed in particular, a sealing groove 115 in the flange 107 for receiving a seal 117 to mold.
  • The editing module 205 may be a cutout module, in particular a press or a punching module or a laser cutting module, and be provided, at least one cutout 113 , in particular at least one recess in the deep-drawn receptacle 101 , especially in the wall 105 the deep-drawn receptacle 101 to contribute. The editing module 205 may be formed in particular, at least one hole 109 - 1 and / or at least one more hole 109 - 2 in the receptacle 101 to bring in, with at least one hole 109 - 1 especially in the flange 107 is formed, and / or wherein the at least one further hole 109 - 2 especially in the tub bottom 103 is formed.
  • The modular manufacturing arrangement 200 according to the present disclosure is not limited to a single processing module 205 limited, but can a variety of editing modules 205 include. For further details on this, the second embodiment according to the 2 directed.
  • The modular manufacturing arrangement 200 further comprises a handling robot 207 , The in 1 illustrated handling robot 207 includes a first robot element 209 - 1 with a movably mounted robotic arm 211 ,
  • The handling robot 207 is formed, a material board 111 from the board storage module 201 automatically remove the removed material board 111 the thermoforming module 203 to feed automatically, the deep-drawn receptacle 101 after the thermoforming process from the thermoforming module 203 and the processing module 205 for further processing of the deep-drawn receptacle 101 supply.
  • The handling robot 207 In particular, has a drive and is formed, a distance between the respective module 201 . 203 . 205 to bridge. The handling robot 207 in particular has a suction cup for removing the material board 111 and to bring the thermoformed receptacle 101 on.
  • The thermoforming module 203 and the editing module 205 are independently deployable and operable or interchangeable in the room.
  • Through the handling robot 207 can be an effective automated production of battery carriers 100 be made possible in large quantities in a limited time frame, whereby the assembly costs and thus the installation costs are reduced. Because of the thermoforming module 203 and the editing module 205 In particular, independently of each other in the room set up and operated or interchangeable, one can on the specific manufacturing process optimized and thus flexible arrangement of the corresponding modules 201 . 203 . 205 to each other within the modular manufacturing arrangement 200 be ensured. Through the handling robot 207 , in particular by the movably mounted robot arm 211 of the handling robot 207 , can effectively transfer the components between the modules 201 . 203 . 205 be ensured.
  • 3 shows a schematic representation of a modular manufacturing arrangement for manufacturing a battery carrier according to a second embodiment.
  • As well as the modular manufacturing arrangement 200 according to the first embodiment also has the modular manufacturing arrangement 200 according to the second embodiment, a board storage module 201 , a thermoforming module 203 , a processing module 205 and a handling robot 207 on. For the details of the functions of the modules 201 . 203 . 205 and the handling robot 207 is based on the comments on 2 directed.
  • In the second embodiment according to the 3 includes the handling robot 207 next to the first robot element 209 - 1 with a movably mounted robotic arm 211 , another robot element 209 - 2 with a movably mounted robotic arm 211 ,
  • In the second embodiment according to the 3 includes the modular manufacturing arrangement 200 next to the editing module 205 another second processing module 213 for working the deep-drawn receptacle 101 , The editing module 205 and the second processing module 213 are spaced from each other.
  • In the second embodiment according to the 3 includes the modular manufacturing arrangement 200 Furthermore, a recording module 215 for recording by the editing modules 205 . 213 processed receptacles 101 ,
  • As already in relation to the 2 has been executed, transfers the first robot element 209 - 1 of the handling robot 207 the material board 111 from the board storage module 201 to the thermoforming module 203 and then from the thermoforming module 203 to the editing module 205 ,
  • The handling robot 207 , in particular the second robot element 209 - 2 of the handling robot 207 , is formed, the deep-drawn receptacle 101 then from the editing module 205 and the second processing module 213 for further processing. The handling robot 207 , in particular the second robot element 209 - 2 of the handling robot 207 , is formed, the deep-drawn receptacle 101 from the second processing module 213 and the receiving module 215 for receiving the receptacle 101 supply.
  • The number of processing modules 205 . 213 in the modular manufacturing arrangement 200 is not limited. In particular, in addition to the editing module 205 and the second processing module 213 another in 3 not shown third processing module 217 , or other processing modules, be present.
  • In an optional embodiment, the first processing module 205 or the second processing module 213 a cutting module, in particular a press or a punching module or a laser cutting module, in particular a cutting press to be, which is formed a cutout 113 into the deep-drawn receptacle 101 and can be the second processing module 213 or the third processing module 217 a hole module, in particular a punch press or a stand press or a laser cutter, which is formed a hole 109 - 1 . 109 - 2 into the deep-drawn receptacle 101 contribute.
  • In an optional embodiment, the processing module 205 or the second processing module 213 a hole module, in particular a punch press or a stand press or a laser cutter, which is formed a hole 109 - 1 . 109 - 2 into the deep-drawn receptacle 101 and can be the second processing module 213 or the third processing module 217 a cutting module, in particular a press or a punching module or a laser cutting module, in particular be a cutting press, which is formed a cutout 113 into the deep-drawn receptacle 101 contribute.
  • Thus, by any number of adjacent to the editing module 205 existing additional processing modules 213 . 217 , which can be set up independently of each other and operated or exchanged, in particular in the room, a great flexibility both in the number and in the order of processing steps for producing the deep-drawn receptacle 101 be achieved.
  • The 4A to 4D show perspective views of intermediate stages of a producible by a modular manufacturing receptacle of a battery carrier according to a third embodiment. In the in the 4A to 4D Illustrations shown is the material board 111 , or the receptacle 101 shown in a top view.
  • 4A shows a metallic material board 111 before a deep-drawing process.
  • 4B shows one from the material board 111 by a deep-drawing process by means of a thermoforming module 203 shaped deep-drawn receptacle 101 with a tub bottom 103 and one the bottom of the tub 103 circumferentially delimiting deep-drawn wall 105 , where a flange 107 the wall 105 was calibrated horizontally. Calibrating the flange 107 this can in particular in the thermoforming module 203 , in particular a pressing module, take place, or may be in a processing module 205 . 213 . 217 , in particular a pressing module or an additional module.
  • 4C shows the deep-drawn receptacle 101 after processing by means of a processing module 205 . 213 . 217 , in particular a laser cutting module or a pressing module, wherein cutouts 113 into the deep-drawn receptacle 101 , especially in the wall 105 the deep-drawn receptacle 101 , were introduced.
  • 4D shows the deep-drawn receptacle 101 after further processing by means of a processing module 205 . 213 . 217 , in particular a hole module, wherein the hole module in particular comprises a laser cutting module or a pressing module, wherein at least one hole 109 - 1 into the deep-drawn receptacle 101 , especially in the wall 105 the deep-drawn receptacle 101 , were introduced.
  • The 5A to 5D show perspective views of intermediate stages of a producible by a modular manufacturing receptacle of a battery carrier according to a fourth embodiment. In the in the 5A to 5D Illustrations shown is the material board 111 , or the receptacle 101 shown in a top view.
  • 5A shows a metallic material board 111 before a deep-drawing process.
  • 5B shows one from the material board 111 by a deep-drawing process by means of a thermoforming module 203 shaped deep-drawn receptacle 101 with a tub bottom 103 and one the bottom of the tub 103 circumferentially delimiting deep-drawn wall 105 ,
  • In the in 5B illustrated embodiment was the deep-drawn receptacle 101 further by means of a processing module 205 . 213 . 217 , in particular a laser cutting module or a pressing module, processed, with cutouts 113 into the deep-drawn receptacle 101 , especially in the wall 105 the deep-drawn receptacle 101 were introduced.
  • 5C shows the deep-drawn receptacle 101 after further processing by means of a processing module 205 . 213 . 217 , in particular a hole module, wherein the hole module in particular comprises a laser cutting module or a pressing module, wherein at least one hole 109 - 1 into the deep-drawn receptacle 101 , especially in the wall 105 the deep-drawn receptacle 101 , was introduced.
  • 5D shows the deep-drawn receptacle 101 after further processing by means of a processing module 205 . 213 . 217 , in particular a pressing module or additional module, wherein the orientation of the flange 107 , in particular the horizontal orientation of the flange 107 , was calibrated.
  • 6 shows a schematic sectional view of a receptacle of a battery carrier according to a fifth embodiment. Regarding the design of the battery carrier 100 will be on the 1 directed. The in 6 illustrated battery carrier 100 has a metallic receptacle 101 on which a tub bottom 103 and one the bottom of the tub 103 surrounding wall 105 includes, wherein the wall 105 also a flange 107 having.
  • In the flange 107 is a sealing groove 115 for receiving a seal 117 formed, whereby, for example, when attaching a lid on the flange 107 , an effective fluid-tight seal on the flange 107 is reached.
  • 7 shows a schematic representation of a method 300 for automated production of a battery carrier 100 with a receptacle 101 for receiving an electric battery module of an electrically driven vehicle from a material board 111 ,
  • The procedure 300 includes providing 301 a plurality of material boards 111 ,
  • The procedure 300 includes deep drawing 303 the material board 111 in a thermoforming process by a thermoforming module 203 to a deep-drawn receptacle 101 with a tub bottom 103 and one the bottom of the tub 103 circumferentially delimiting deep-drawn wall 105 to obtain.
  • The procedure 300 includes mechanical processing 305 the deep-drawn receptacle 101 through a processing module 205 . 213 . 217 that of the thermoforming module 203 is spaced.
  • The procedure 300 includes automated transportation 307 the deep-drawn receptacle 101 from the thermoforming module 203 to the editing module 205 . 213 . 217 by means of a handling robot 207 ,
  • LIST OF REFERENCE NUMBERS
  • 100
    battery carrier
    101
    receptacle
    103
    Wannenboden
    105
    wall
    107
    flange
    109-1
    hole
    109-2
    Another hole
    111
    Material board
    113
    neckline
    115
    seal groove
    117
    poetry
    200
    Modular manufacturing arrangement
    201
    Platinum memory module
    203
    Thermoforming module
    205
    processing module
    207
    handling robots
    209-1
    First robot element
    209-2
    Second robot element
    211
    Mobile mounted robot arm
    213
    Second processing module
    215
    recording module
    217
    Third processing module
    300
    Method for producing a battery carrier
    301
    Process step: Provision of material boards
    303
    Process step: deep drawing of the material board
    305
    Process step: Mechanical processing of the deep-drawn receptacle
    307
    Process step: Automated movement of the deep-drawn receptacle
  • QUOTES INCLUDE IN THE DESCRIPTION
  • This list of the documents listed by the applicant has been generated automatically and is included solely for the better information of the reader. The list is not part of the German patent or utility model application. The DPMA assumes no liability for any errors or omissions.
  • Cited patent literature
    • DE 102015216162 A1 [0003]
    • EP 2565958 [0004]

Claims (15)

  1. Modular manufacturing arrangement (200), which is designed to produce a battery carrier (100) with a receptacle (101) for receiving an electric battery module of an electrically driven vehicle from a material board (111) in an automated manner, comprising: a board storage module (201) configured to provide a plurality of material boards (111); a thermoforming module (203) which is spaced from the card stock module (201) and adapted to deep draw a material board (111) placed in the thermoforming module (203) in a deep drawing operation to form a thermoformed receptacle (101) having a tray bottom (103) and a to obtain the pan bottom (103) circumferentially bounded deep-drawn wall (105) with a flange (107); a processing module (205) spaced from the thermoforming module (203) and configured to further mechanically process the thermoformed receptacle (101); and a handling robot (207), which is designed to automatically remove a material board (111) from the board storage module (201), to automatically feed the removed material board (111) to the thermoforming module (203), the thermoformed receiving tray (101) after the deep drawing process Take thermoforming module (203) and the processing module (205) for further processing of the thermoformed receptacle (101) feed.
  2. Modular manufacturing arrangement (200) according to Claim 1 wherein the processing module (205) is a flange press module, a cutout module, in particular a press or a punching module or a laser cutting module, or a punch module, in particular a punch press or a stand press or a laser cutter.
  3. Modular manufacturing arrangement (200) according to Claim 1 or 2 wherein the thermoforming module (203) is formed to form an at least partially circumferential and / or angled flange (107) in the deep-drawn wall (105).
  4. Modular manufacturing arrangement (200) according to one of the preceding claims, wherein the processing module (205) is designed to realize a calibration of the flange (107).
  5. The modular fabrication assembly (200) of any of the preceding claims, wherein the thermoforming module (203) or the machining module (205) is configured to form a seal groove (115) in the flange (107) to receive a seal (117).
  6. Modular manufacturing arrangement (200) according to any one of the preceding claims, wherein the processing module (205) is a cutting module, in particular a press or a punching module or a laser cutting module, and is provided, at least one cutout (113), in particular at least one recess in the deep-drawn Receptacle (101), in particular in the wall (105) of the thermoformed receptacle (101) to bring.
  7. Modular manufacturing arrangement (200) according to one of the preceding claims, comprising a second processing module (213) for processing the deep-drawn receptacle (101), and a third processing module (217) for processing the deep-drawn receptacle (101), wherein the processing modules (205, 213 , 217) are spaced from one another and wherein the handling robot (207) is adapted to remove the thermoformed receptacle (101) from the processing module (205) and to feed it to the second processing module (213), and wherein the handling robot (207) is formed for removing the deep-drawn receptacle (101) from the second processing module (213) and supplying it to the third processing module (217) for processing.
  8. Modular manufacturing arrangement (200) according to Claim 7 wherein the second processing module (213) is a cutting module, in particular a press or a punching module or a laser cutting module, in particular a cutting press, and is designed to introduce a cutout (113) into the deep-drawn receptacle (101), and wherein the third processing module (21) 217) is a hole module, in particular a punch press or a stand press or a laser cutter, and is designed to introduce a hole (109-1, 109-2) in the deep-drawn receptacle (101); or wherein the third processing module (217) is a cutting module, in particular a press or a punching module or a laser cutting module, in particular a cutting press, and is designed to introduce a cutout (113) into the deep-drawn receptacle (101), and wherein the second processing module (21) 213) is a hole module, in particular a punch press or a stand press or a laser cutter and is designed to introduce a hole (109-1, 109-2) in the deep-drawn receptacle (101)
  9. Modular manufacturing arrangement (200) according to one of the preceding Claims 1 to 6 wherein the thermoforming module (203) and / or the processing module (205, 213, 217) are pressing modules.
  10. Modular manufacturing arrangement (200) according to Claim 9 wherein the thermoforming module (203) is formed, a flange (107), in particular a at least partially circumferential and angled flange (107), in the deep-drawn wall (105) auszuformen, in particular to calibrate, and wherein the processing module (205, 213, 217) is formed, a cutout (113) and a hole (109-1, 109-2) in the deep-drawn receptacle (101).
  11. Modular manufacturing arrangement (200) according to one of the preceding claims, wherein the board storage module (201) is designed to fan out the material boards (111), in particular by means of a magnet fan out.
  12. Modular manufacturing arrangement (200) according to one of the preceding claims, wherein the handling robot (207) has a drive and is designed to bridge a distance between the respective module (201, 203, 205, 213, 217).
  13. A modular manufacturing assembly (200) according to any one of the preceding claims, wherein the handling robot (207) comprises a suction cup for removing the stock board (111) and for delivering the deep drawn receiving pan (101).
  14. Modular manufacturing arrangement (200) according to any one of the preceding claims, wherein the thermoforming module (203) and the respective processing module (205, 213, 217) in space independently of each other set up and operated or interchangeable.
  15. A method (300) for automatically producing a battery carrier (100) with a receptacle (101) for receiving an electric battery module of an electrically driven vehicle from a material board (111), comprising: Providing (301) a plurality of material boards (111); Deep drawing (303) of the material board (111) in a thermoforming process by a thermoforming module (203) to a deep-drawn receptacle (101) with a trough bottom (103) and a deep-drawn wall (105) surrounding the tub bottom (103) with a flange ( 107); Machining (305) the deep-drawn receptacle (101) by a processing module (205, 213, 217) spaced from the thermoforming module (203); and Automated moving (307) the deep-drawn receptacle (101) from the thermoforming module (203) to the processing module (205, 213, 217) by means of a handling robot (207).
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EP2565958A1 (en) 2011-08-20 2013-03-06 GEDIA Gebrüder Dingerkus GmbH Battery housing for electric and hybrid vehicles
DE102015216162A1 (en) 2015-08-25 2017-03-02 Thyssenkrupp Ag Process for producing a sheet metal part

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