Download Area FIBRO. Fixed Height Workbench Under 10,000 lbs. Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Society (APIEMS) Manufacturing Management Home. Internet of Things Gains Real World Traction. Manufacturing is the sector most primed for the value proposition of the Internet of Things (IoT).
Why? Because of all the data that’s been captured and is constantly being captured by industry. More than many other such pronouncements, this statement, made by Jim Robinson of Intel’s Internet of Things Group, during a panel discussion at National Instruments' NI Week 2014, clarifies why the IoT has moved from being the next big idea to the next big way of doing business in manufacturing. Aluminium manufacturing company: transformation, research & innovation. At Constellium, aluminium is more than a metal.
It is the material that takes the shape of our ideas - so that our ideas may shape the world. At the forefront of industry A global leader in aluminium transformation, Constellium designs and manufactures innovative and high value-added aluminium products and components. Our technologically advanced solutions serve a broad range of applications around the world. Ideas, materialized. GE to facilitate manufacturing transformation with software suite. GE Intelligent Platforms has released significant updates to its suite of Proficy Manufacturing software.
These solutions have been designed specifically to meet the strategic objectives of manufacturers as they transform their operations to meet the new realities of business potential enabled by the Industrial Internet. According to a recent poll by LNS Research, manufacturing executives pegged the following imperatives as strategic: 66% said consistent quality 56% said responsiveness to customer demands 49% said increasing production capacity and capabilities Proficy Manufacturing applications help manufacturers have better visibility across the business/plant floor, accroding to Don Busiek, General Manager Manufacturing Software for GE Intelligent Platforms. Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) for Adaptive Global Enterprises l Beyond Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)
White Papers. Industry 4.0: Agility in production? Industry 4.0 is paving the way for a social and technological revolution that will drastically change the entire industrial landscape.
Why 4.0? As since the 18th century, when the first Industrial Revolution began, it is the fourth wave of major technological changes. There is brand new video footage available from the German Engineering Association VDMA featuring different Industry 4.0 projects of players such as the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Bosch, SAP, Siemens as well as Wittenstein. What this video shows: Industry 4.0 is a sophisticated approach changing the entire global value chain: communication, planning, logistics and production. Actually, Industry 4.0 is a paradigm shift. Direct link to the video “Industry 4.0 – The Technological Revolution continues!” Robot co-active learning adjusts to context-driven user preferences. Researchers at the Cornell University created an algorithm which enables robots to “coactively learn” from humans and make adjustments while an action is in progress.
Their approach relies on a combination of machine learning, object and user association, and trajectory adjustment could allow robots to operate more reliably when it comes to object manipulation and safety during human-robot interaction. Assembly lines relying on robots usually have many marks and warnings in assembly areas to increase the safety of people that might be inside them while robots are working. However, most of these robots perform their tasks in memorized routines and accidents do occur. Aside safety, robots being developed to serve as aid in our homes have another set of problems, ranging from handling objects according to their properties, to safety when it comes to their movement or tool handling.
The researchers used their algorithm on a Baxter robot from Rethink Robotics.
Basic Search. Study on an automatic sorting system for Date fruits. Abstract In the present study, a machine vision based, online sorting system was developed, the aim being to sort Date fruits (Berhee CV.) based at different stages of maturity, namely Khalal, Rotab and Tamar to meet consumers’ demands.
The system comprises a conveying unit, illumination and capturing unit, and sorting unit. Physical and mechanical features were extracted from the samples provided, and the detection algorithm was designed accordingly. An index based on color features was defined to detect Date samples. Browsing by Subject.
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Automated production flow, Industry solutions, Material and information flow - FlexLink. Automated production flow solutions enhances the efficiency in your production by minimizing non-value adding operations and bottlenecks, and cutting throughput time by as much as half.
The solutions reduce the total waste and energy consumption per produced unit, thus reducing the environmental impact of the operations. There are primarily three ways to increase the profitability of a manufacturing unit: Increasing the sellable throughputReducing operational costsReducing working capital With the automated production flow solutions from FlexLink, all these issues can be improved. Literature Library.
CNC. Rocket Team Vatsaas Construction Tips and Hints. As unlikely as it may sound, there is actually a rare moment when we stumble onto a rocket building idea that is worth passing on.
Or more likely, we saw a great idea that someone else has already put into use, but we have stolen it and claimed it for our own. Well, okay, if it's someone else's idea we promise to tell you. But we'll still insist that we made it better. Composite Reinforcement The Dark Art of Composites - Part One (Materials) A description of materials used in composite reinforcement. The Dark Art of Composites - Part Two (How To) Instructions for working with fiberglass, with work-saving hints and tips related to getting a smooth surface.