Assembly Automation: Volume 12 Issue 3

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The international journal of assembly technology and management
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Table of contents

THE INFACT COMPLIANCE

Klaus K.W. Selke

Why is Compliance Needed in Flexible Assembly? Flexible assembly in a modern production environment poses very specific problems. The need for flexibility is well…

DEVELOPING ACTIVE COMPLIANCE ROBOT ARMS

Cliff Boddy

A large subset of operations in which robotic arms have consistently failed to achieve their potential are those which require the robot to interact with the environment…

ASSEMBLY AUTOMATION IN SMALL ENTERPRISES: THEORETICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL STUDY

P.M Pelagagge, G. Cardarelli, M. Palumbo

This article presents a study on assembly automation in small subcontracting enterprises. In this scenario the evaluated production volumes of each product limit the…

LOW‐KEY ASSEMBLY SHOW AT HANOVER

Jack Hollingum

Once every two years Germany's vast Hanover Fair gives additional space to companies in the fields of assembly, handling and industrial robotics, and this year two halls…

MIELE STANDARDIZES ON ADEPT ROBOTS FOR ASSEMBLY APPLICATIONS

German domestic appliance manufacturer Miele has decided to standardize on Adept robots for assembly applications at its plant in Bielefeld. Four of the Californian robot…

SONY CRT PRODUCTION — ON TARGET IN THE UK

Ivor Matanle

Two sophisticated production control systems installed at the Sony television tube manufacturing plant in Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, have achieved major improvements in…

FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS IN HIGH PRODUCTION ENVIRONMENTS

Alan Cottrill

The demand today for more flexibility in manufacturing systems is being driven by our automotive customers' production schedules. No longer manufacturing mass volumes of…

ASSEMBLY/DISASSEMBLY SEQUENCE PLANNING

K. Yokota, D.R. Brough

The ever‐increasing demand for rationalization of manufacturing activities requires closer co‐operation and integration between design and production planning. Since the…

ISSN:

0144-5154

Online date, start – end:

1980 – 2022

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Editor:

  • Prof Hong Qiao