Krajewski SN Supplement F - D. Automated Materials Handling...

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Supplement F Computer-Integrated Manufacturing A. Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing 1. Computer-aided design (CAD) 2. Computer-aided manufacturing 3. CAD/CAM system B. Numerically Controlled (NC) Machines 1. Most commonly used form of flexible automation 2. Computerized numerically controlled (CNC) machines. C. Industrial Robots 1. Computer-controlled machines programmed to perform various functions 2. Limited reach a. Six standard movements b. Hand called an end effector or tool 3. Usually sightless 4. Relatively slow speed (when compared to fixed automation) SN:F-1
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SN:F-2 Supplement F: Computer-Integrated Manufacturing
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Unformatted text preview: D. Automated Materials Handling 1. Materials handling processes cost time and money and add no value to the product. a. Always look for ways to reduce materials handling b. Materials handling automation justification depends on the process. 2. Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) 3. Automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) E. Flexible Manufacturing Systems 1. Characteristics of FMS 2. Three key components of an FMS a. Several computer-controlled work stations b. Computer-controlled transport system c. Loading and unloading stations 4. Flexible manufacturing cells...
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This note was uploaded on 12/19/2009 for the course MANAGEMENT 00123 taught by Professor Ahmed during the Spring '09 term at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

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Krajewski SN Supplement F - D. Automated Materials Handling...

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