Strapline:The international journal of assembly technology and management
Category:Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Table Of Contents: Volume 8 Issue 3
McDonnell Douglas Computer Systems of Hemel Hempstead has taken delivery of the first Chad PCB assembly system in the UK.
Four assembly and four manual workstations make up a line for producing four types of potentiometer.
More than 50 engine variants can be produced in random sequence on the new Skoda assembly line. Jack Hollingum reports from Czechoslovakia.
A survey of papers and design‐for‐assembly systems shows where this discipline should be heading.
This month, Perkins Engines and three major partners start the first stage of a FAMOS project.
Engineers at Sony have developed a system for small‐lot automated assembly of a wide range of parts.
Special software in a CAD system can help a designer evaluate an assembly and redesign it for automation.
Increasing use of surface‐mounted devices has led to a spate of simple placing machines.
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