Vertical technology – simply brilliant

The Hänel Lean-Lift® – the original with the profile wall

The Hänel Lean-Lift® is the intralogistics solution for nearly every branch of industry – worldwide. The Hänel Lean-Lift® is the logical compliment to the time-proven Hänel Rotomat® principle. The automated ‘high-bay warehouse in a cabinet’

The Hänel Lean-Lift® – storage rationalization and protection in one system: At the center of this closed system is a computercontrolled positioning lift – the ‘extractor’.

In front of it and behind it are the storage shelves. This is where the articles are stored in containers in height optimized positions. The storage locations are accessed automatically under electronic control by means of the extractor, which stores or retrieves the requested container. The goods are then delivered to the retrieval area at the correct ergonomic height.

This ingenious principle finds applications in a wide variety of industries. Used in the medical technology and electrical engineer- ing sectors (for which ESD versions are possible) and also in the automotive, aircraft and pharmaceutical industries or in mechanical engineering, the mail-order and wholesale trades – the Lean-Lift® is the ideal buffer, production or tool storage system, to name but a few applications that demonstrate its versatility.

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Advantages of the Hänel Lean-Lift®

Hänel Lean-Lift® – intelligent storage

The profile wall

The Hänel height sensors

The space-saving pitch

Distinct advantages over conventional rack storage and MLS

The ingenious Hänel profile wall

Design outside, function inside

Hänel set world standards in vertical lift technology some 28 years ago by inventing the Hänel profile wall. Precision hold for the containers and maximum compaction of the storage volume thanks to the integrated slot profile.

An ingenious development! The Hänel slot profile in 75 mm/2.95" offers a multiplicity of options:

The slot profile is a built-in fixed wall with integrated slots in 75 mm/2.95" steps, and is the ultimate solution for achieving optimal space-saving storage.
Convincing simplicity: the high-stability Hänel profile wall!

Hänel is the inventor of the profile wall – with over 28 years of experience!
The profile wall with its high stability and precision is fixed to the rectangular profiles at the factory.

On the outside the typical Hänel design, on the inside a stable slot system!


The Hänel height sensors

in steps of 25 mm/0.98", 37.5 mm/1.47" and 75 mm/2.95"

Different height-measuring light barriers, designed to match each model’s slot profile exactly, measure the inventory items and store the container according to the respective height without any loss of space! With the Hänel space-saving pitch, the distortion-free Hänel multifunction containers and the optimization run you will achieve maximum compaction of the storage volume.

Let the air out of your storage!


The space-saving pitch

Optimal utilization of vertical space

On the outside the typical Hänel design, on the inside a stable slot system!

The pluses

  • Optimal and compact storage even when articles are of differ­ent heights.
  • The Lean-Lift® consistently offers compact and variable storage – without the need for any mechanical or electronic adjustment.

Hänel multifunction containers

  • Full-length, integrated supports offer optimum utilization of the storage height with maximum rigidity.
  • Containers with the 75 mm single pitch or with space-saving 37.5 mm and 25 mm pitches in conjunction with the Hänel profile wall offer numerous possible combinations.

Less warehouse is more

Distinct advantages over conventional rack storage and MLS

The Hänel Lean-Lift® offers over 60 % more storage capacity than a miniload system/rack store on the same footprint.

One glance in the Hänel Lean-Lift® shows the advantages clearly: Optimum storage of highly varied parts without any loss of space!

Key points speak in favor of the Hänel Lean-Lift®:

  • Storage capacity can be adapted step by step.
  • More than one person at a time can operate the lift and process jobs.
  • Retrieval times are considerably shorter.
  • Units can be added, expanded or separated at a later time.
  • Better utilization of storage volume thanks to heightoptimized storage.
  • Decentralized storage right in the production hall.


We’ve thought of everything

Practical, variable, ergonomic

The Hänel Lean-Lift® system offers unlimited variation possibilities

Each Hänel Lean-Lift® can be used as a stand-alone system. By adding other Lean-Lifts® you can expand or alter your storage capacity at any time without any problem.

Making maximum use of the available space

Hänel Lean-Lifts® can be installed next to each other and even span several building levels, with multiple access points one above the other. This creates the maximum possible storage space on a minimal footprint. Height changes can be made post-installation using solid slotin joints with plug welds. The Hänel service team also takes care of relocations quickly and reliably.


The pluses

  • Every square meter is optimally used – the essence of economic efficiency.
  • Easy adjustment to operational requirements.
  • More than one person at a time can operate the lift and process jobs.
  • Improvement in storage management.
  • Greater flexibility with step-by-step expansion.
  • Clearly definable and manageable investment.

Each Hänel Lean-Lift® can be used as a stand-alone system. The store is gradually expanded by adding further Lean-Lifts® as needs grow. The Lean-Lifts® can even be combined to span several floors