Assembly Automation: Volume 5 Issue 2


The international journal of assembly technology and management

Table of contents

Attacking the electronic assembly market

The French robot manufacturer and assembly systems company SCEMI is held in high regard by many forward looking French and multi‐national companies. In particular it has…

Automation extends to micro ‐ assembly

Roger Smart

Where human operators find assembly almost impossible because of the microscopic size of the work. Concentric Production Research is meeting success in automating the work.

Sheet metal gets a slice of the action

Valuable concepts for flexible sheet metal assembly have come out of a student project which is now in its fourth year at the Cranfield Institute of Technology.

Bosch expands its systems network

The Industrial Equipment division of Robert Bosch has revised its sales and marketing policy by appointing systems integrators throughout the Federal Republic of Germany…

Turnkey systems for progressive PCB assembly

Reducing costs in batch production of PCBs remains one of the most critical issues facing the electronics industry today. Dedicated turnkey systems offer a solution.

Automation speeds exhaust system assembly

Sodastream, the Peterborough based fizzy drinks system manufacturer, has recently installed an automatic machine for its carbon dioxide exhaust system assembly process.

Seeing the faces, moving the hands

Seiko uses robots with vision sensors in its first automated assembly line for watch casings. John Hartley reports.

Flexible assembly lines for precision engineering

Bruno Lotter

As flexible automation is demanded for products of increasing complexity, it becomes practicable to link flexible assembly cells into assembly lines.



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