Industrial Robotics Case Studies
Industry : Automotive Component
Customer Information – ASCO Sintering is an employee-owned company and is a leader in the design and manufacturing of powdered metal products.
Customer Information - The customer runs a precision machine shop manufacturing a great variety of parts for the industrial, commercial and aerospace markets.
Classic Metal Finishing, based in Jackson, Mich.
When world renowned car maker BMW needed a precision grinding system to manufacture the carbon fiber roof on their 2008 M3, they teamed with KMT Robotic Solutions to create an automated manufacturing process that improves quality and safety while increasing productivity.
Every year products are being made smaller and smaller and tolerances become tighter and tighter.
Introduction The competitiveness among companies in the highly automated metal fabrication industry is tough in these days of global economical slowdown.
Challenge Factory Five Racing, Inc.
Challenge Durakon Industries, headquartered in Lapeer, Mich.
Challenge PlasanUSA, a Vermont, USA, based manufacturer of custom carbon and fiberglass composite automotive components, is a major supplier of automotive fenders, hoods and roof panels for leading American sports cars.
When packaging stamped parts, a KUKA robot reaches out beyond its "natural" work envelope - an advantage which makes investment in a larger robot unnecessary.
MOHR (Germany) - This plastics and metal working company uses Stäubli 6-axis-robots in fully automated cells for metal gearshaft coating and printed circuit boards, as well as in fully automated assembly cells for heated windshield wiper nozzles for the automotive industry.
Semiconductor manufacturing is probably the most exact manufacturing activity in the world.
Engineered Machined Products (EMP), based in Escanaba, Mich.
Summary A recent comparative vacuum technology study performed by Dr.
Machine Vision and Industrial Robots: A Powerful Team Reprinted by Permission from Robotics World Magazine (Posted 10/05/2004) While robotic assembly applications have increased in both number and complexity over the years, a large number of applications have been passed over due to technology.