Pick-to-Light Module: PTF-L-6
70 mm x 50 mm
The Pick-to-Light indicator has a narrow design and does not have a display, but is equipped with a mechanical acknowledgement button and is used in the standard version in the Pick-to-Light system for applications where no quantity display is required. With this compartment display, only the removal compartment is signalled (e.g. single piece in Automotiv).
In the standard version of the L-6, the removal is acknowledged by means of an acknowledgement button. This compartment display can also be used for the C-items in combination with a central display. In this case, all C-compartments of a shelf block are equipped with this display. Additional staff information can be shown on an info display. The shelf displays on the shelf can be switched on either sequentially or simultaneously.
In addition, the F key offers the possibility of storing functions (e.g. colour change) in the Pick-to-Light system. The L-6 without sensor can also be used as a target display for sorting processes (pick-to-light), whereby the delivery to the compartment can be acknowledged or monitored either by scanner, acknowledgement button or Pick-Radar .
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The most important terms in logistics
Why different names?
The method Pick-to-Light involves classic order picking with the help of compartment displays. The Pick-to-Light display shows the picking quantity directly at the storage compartment. The Pick-to-Light system usually receives the confirmation of the removal by pressing a button on the module.
The term is often used incorrectly and thus often confused with Pick-to-Light . The pick-to-light method is a Multi-Order-Picking method that focuses on distributing articles that have just been picked to different orders. The method is classically used with a picking trolley (Pick-by-Cart).
The Put-to-Light method clearly defines a distribution of goods to the target compartments. A classic example is the replenishment in a flow rack.
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