Updated regulatory requirements, as well as new technology available within the industrial automation market have created new opportunities and challenges for makers and users of industrial automation equipment. During this presentation, we will walk through an example of the steps required to assure that a new machine is designed and built in accordance with modern safety regulations, especially EN 12100 and ISO 13849. We will discuss a sample application as well as the pros and cons of using certified safety components as a part of your overall solution.
Manufacturing relies on tools and aids, including jigs, fixtures, templates and gauges to maintain quality and production efficiency. With 3D printing technology, you can put more complex and custom jigs and fixtures on the production floor, in less time. In this webinar you’ll see how manufacturing companies are using 3D printed jigs and fixtures for increased productivity. Read More
On Demand This webinar will delve into the newest techniques to implement flow that achieves Operational Excellence in the challenging environment of shared resources, or processes that produce components for many different product families as well as monument equipment through which every family must flow. The six design guidelines for dealing with shared resources will be discussed, covering the difference between product families and process families along with different FIFO techniques such as sequenced FIFO and offset scheduling.
Each year The ASSEMBLY Show provides assembly driven content, education and suppliers and the 2016 event will continue that trend. Suppliers, buyers and users will discover new assembly techniques, products and services once via ReBroadcast after The ASSEMBLY Show on November 8th. Attend remotely through Free Webinars and network with colleagues, download resources, socially integrate and more Read More
Now On Demand! Today’s assembly operations face a number of challenges, including a high variety of products, shared resources and uncertain demand. So how do operations create flow in these environments?