Assembly Automation: Volume 11 Issue 2

Strapline:

The international journal of assembly technology and management
Subjects:

Table of contents

ULTRASONIC WELDING OF PLASTICS

Peter J. Wells

One option available to the design engineer who requires a permanent joining of thermoplastic parts is to weld them together.

NEW PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY FOR THE NEW GENERATION OF AIRBUS

Anna Kochan

A combination of enhanced organisation and increased automation is being used to improve productivity at Aerospatiale's Toulouse plant, the French centre of Airbus…

WELDING TECHNOLOGY FOR COMPETITIVE MANUFACTURE

Richard Smith

In common with many engaged in engineering manufacture, the welding fabricator is under continuing pressure to increase productivity in order to remain competitive in home…

GET STUCK IN WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE ADHESIVES

Bryan D. Ludbrook

Robots and new materials are revolutionising the manufacture and design of everything from aircraft to automobiles, furniture to footwear, golf clubs to generators. The…

THE RESEARCH SCENE IN FRANCE

Anna Kochan

There is only one word to describe French research activities in the field of robot and production technology and that is dynamic. During a two‐day conference held in…

AUTOMATIX VISION SYSTEM ENSURES CORRECT ASSEMBLY OF AUTOMOTIVE DISTRIBUTORS AT LUCAS

Alaistair Washbourn

An Automatix AV90 vision system has been installed at Lucas Engine Management Systems, of Birmingham, to inspect automotive distributors as they are manually assembled, to…

LASER GUIDES MANUAL ASSEMBLY

Arthur Browne

The capabilities of automated production equipment continue to increase while the costs of the equipment fall. Software based electronic control of mechanical systems has…

ISSN:

0144-5154

Online date, start – end:

1980 – 2022

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Editor:

  • Prof Hong Qiao