Assembly Automation: Volume 18 Issue 4


The international journal of assembly technology and management

Table of contents

FANUC ‐ the planning and development of a highly advanced robotized production system for servo motors

Hiroyuki Uchida, Youichi Amemiya

States that 16 years have passed since the commencement of operation of FANUC’s existing factory for assembling servo motors, the company’s staple products. The factory…

Pico brings USA automotive automation technology to Europe

Colin Knox

Pico is a major Tier 1 supplier to the North American automotive market that has merged with Estil, a similar supplier to the European market. One of Pico’s areas of…


Bodine brings cam‐actuated assembly machinery into Europe

Anna Kochan

Outlines Bodine’s plans to market US‐proven assembly technology in Europe. Discusses the advantages of cam technology compared to pneumatics for high‐volume assembly…

Combining academic excellence with industrial relevance

Brian Rooks

Ken Young, head of the Warwick Manufacturing Group’s Automation section, gave members of the BRA attending the 1998 AGM an account of the group’s activities. This article…

Micro‐actuators: not so small any more

Gareth Monkman

Increasing demand is being voiced for actuators whose range of movement lies somewhere between the many centimetres of conventional pneumatic and hydraulic systems and the…

Three‐dimensional simulation of accommodation

Rossitza Setchi, Daniel Bratanov

Limited precision of manufactured parts and limited repeatability of industrial robots are the two main sources of uncertainty in the automated assembly environment…




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