Assembly Automation: Volume 14 Issue 4


The international journal of assembly technology and management

Table of contents

Using adhesives

David Golding

Discusses the use of adhesives for structural bonding. Explores therange of adhesives available and how to make the correct application choice.Outlines the advantages and…


Kaizen—The many ways of getting better

G Wittenberg

Explores the Japanese kaizen philosophy and its application to manufacturing. The kaizen strategy is based on the process of gradual change bringing improvements to all…


“Robosorter”: A system for simultaneous sorting of food products

Michael Kassler

Examines “Robosorter”, a high‐speedcomputer‐controlled machine designed to sort food into multiplegrades, including a reject grade. Robosorter sorts on the basis of a…


Knowledgebase manufacturing The leading edge in manufacturing business systems

Kathleen M Repath, Tim Foxlow

Investigates KnowledgeBase manufacturing, a complete system solutionthat integrates MRPII with knowledgeBase systems design to meet therequirements of individual…

Cockerill stick to steel

Anna Kochan

Focuses on the work of Chantal Bretton, a specialist in adhesive bondingresearch at Belgian’s steel producer Cockerill Sambre. Explains thebenefits of using adhesives in…


Evode – fighting solvent abuse

Mike Cook

Looks at the increasing pressure from both environmental and health andsafety aspects to overcome the problems associated with solvent‐basedadhesives and comply with…


A supplier’s approach to project management

G. Wittenberg

Studies the work of Concentric Production Research Ltd, a company whichcombines several activities by factoring equipment from overseas,manufacturing its own metal cutting…


Surface preparation: power beams clean up

S M Tavakoli

Examines the use of power beams to prepare surfaces prior to adhesivebonding. Describes the current surface treatments available and discussestheir limitations. Outlines…




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