Print reference Heavy Duty Transport Boxes Studer AG

Heavy Duty Transport Boxes Studer AG, Steffisburg



Transport crates for the loading of cylindrical grinding machines weighing tons are exposed to increasing loads as machine weights tend to increase. On behalf of Feuz Innenausbau AG, Timbatec tested the statics of these transport boxes using a 3D model and successfully came up with an innovative timber solution.

Box Design zoom
Box Design
Assembled Transport Box zoom
Assembled Transport Box

The Initial Situation 

Feuz Innenausbau AG in Steffisburg manufactures transport boxes for the loading of cylindrical grinding machines for Studer AG in Steffisburg.   

The Challenge 

The development of the machine industry presents the Feuz company with the problem that the weight of the machines to be transported tends to increase and the machine dimensions increase. The result: the crates are subjected to greater stress, but the body must nevertheless remain as slim as possible, as these cannot be enlarged as required for container loading. Therefore, it commissioned Timbatec with the task of checking the statics of the previous transport crates and optimising the design.  

The Solution 

Numerous load types were simulated to check the statics. For example, transport by road, rail or water, but also storage processes, such as handling in the logistics center. The calculations were based on internationally applicable guidelines, taking into account the highest possible efficiency at the trans-shipment point. After careful inspection using a 3D model, the company Feuz Innenausbau AG was presented with a solid solution using timber as a building material. 

Construction Data

Timbatec's Services

  • construction project
  • Statics / Construction

Factory Planning
Timbatec Holzbauingenieure Schweiz AG, Thun
3600 Thun
Client 1
Feuz Innenausbau AG
3612 Steffisburg
Client 2
Fritz Studer AG Maschinenbau
3612 Steffisburg


Print reference



Timbatec Timber Construction Engineers Switzerland Ltd.

Niesenstrasse 1, 3600 Thun

Tel: +41 58 255 15 10

Zürich Branch

Timbatec Timber Construction Engineers Switzerland Ltd.

Ausstellungsstrasse 36, 8005 Zürich

Tel: +41 58 255 15 20

Bern Branch

Timbatec Timber Construction Engineers Switzerland Ltd.

Falkenplatz 1, 3012 Bern

Tel: +41 58 255 15 30


Headquarters Vienna (A) 

Timbatec Timber Construction Engineers GmbH
Im Werd 6/31a, 1020 Wien 
Tel: +43 720 2733 01


Follow us: