Traditionally applied to business functions, analytics have begun to play a more strategic role in helping OEMs and auto companies drive greater innovation, gain a competitive advantage and improve profitability.
A major automotive OEM expands the robotic footprint for its body-in-white assembly facility and reduces commissioning time for the control system by 50 percent.
The Lumberg LioN-Power System consists of the LioN-Power Active IP67 I/O modules, the M12 Power Connector and the M8 5-pole B-coded cordsets.
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Kuebler's optical absolute single-turn and multi-turn Sendix F58 EtherNet/IP encoders with a diameter of 58 mm are designed for time-critical applications.
With M18 housings made of thermoplastic (UA18CSD Series) or stainless steel (UA18ESD Series), these sensors provide sensing distances up to 800 mm with a thread length of 38.3 mm.
The IRB 8700 offers high performance with low total cost of ownership.
Research shows growth in machine and computer vision systems as food and beverage manufacturers look for help with quality control and traceability, and non-industrial sectors realize the value of “seeing” everything.
The low-voltage F800 is specifically designed to improve efficiency of air movement through HVAC systems.
In-car technologies, vehicle customization, and the arrival of electric and autonomous vehicles all add to the complexity of automotive manufacturing. Improving the visibility and flexibility of the manufacturing and supply chain network will help.
With consumers demanding ever more customization, manufacturers are faced with producing high volumes in hundreds of variations. Managing the lineside parts inventory to support all of that complexity can be one of their most difficult logistical challenges.
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