Automatic Cartridge Buffer with FIFO-Logic

Fischbach Fi-KP: Automatic buffer system with 21 storage banks.


  • Filled cartridges are transferred smoothly and efficiently from the filling machine to the buffer.

  • The buffer system contains 21 storage banks that can be loaded with filled cartridges. One bank holds a maximum of 30 cartridges. The buffer in its basic configuration can hold 500 cartridges.

  • Buffer status can be viewed at any time due to the newest RFID-Technology. RFID Modules are attached to each storage bank, which can hold order related details such as SKU and quantities.

  • The system is designed for expansion. Buffer capacity can easily be doubled or extended up to 3.000 cartridges total capacity.

  • The system is designed to handle heavy cartridges (up to 950 grams).


  • All conveying elements (prism chains, stick conveyors, etc.) are driven by frequency controlled motors with integrated monitoring function.

  • The electrical cabinet is swivel mounted and part of the main machine frame. This design saves floor space and allows easy access to the cartridge storage area.

  • Operator panel with touch screen is integrated into the electrical cabinet door.

  • Easy accessibility due to large safety glass doors on front and rear machine side.

  • All other panels are equipped with quick release fasteners for easy removal.

Technical Data 

Machine Type:

Automatic Cartridge Buffer with FIFO-Logic Fi-KP


100 cartridges per minute

Connection Height:

1.000 mm or 2.200 mm


3 x 400 V, 50 Hz or as requested


Siemens S7


5 bar min.


1.500 kg