All Automation articles – Page 6

  • Meisterbock Ingolstadt Audi
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    Counting on the data

    2018-01-02T16:37:39Z

    The implementation of digital tools is transforming the quality control processes in manufacturing operations Physical jigs are now being rendered as digital models and Audi says it is well on the way to representing a concept that resides in the digital, ‘virtual’ world. The company is now exploiting the concept ...

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    AGVs set in motion

    2017-12-01T11:24:18Z

    As Industry 4.0 kicks into even higher gear, AGV technology is helping to make it a smoother and more responsive upshift Earlier this year, we discussed how automated guided vehicles, AGVs, are becoming fixtures of the automotive industry and how enterprise approaches and deployments were beginning to gain traction. A ...

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    Taking control

    2017-11-23T16:37:19Z

    With the growth in automated assembly applications comes a demand for quality data and improved insights The prevalent dimensional control strategy of the automotive industry has been to incorporate various in-line and near-line measurement devices into production lines. Different approaches have been successfully implemented, from a few single cells along ...

  • GEAR Gear_welding
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    Photonic precision

    2017-11-23T16:03:15Z

    Light is a fascinating manufacturing tool enabling laser technologies and applications for materials processing tasks of all scales and sizes Systems for industrial laser applications like cutting, welding and surface processing are well established, reliable and cost efficient production tools with clear technical advantages due to their wear-free highly localised ...

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    The inside story

    2017-11-23T15:39:00Z

    EcoInCure, a new body drying process developed by Dürr, permits the best possible top coat appearance and maximum process reliability EcoInCure is a new body drying process developed by Dürr which heats and cools bodies from the inside. It’s a technology that meets all the requirements for future ...

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    New aspects

    2017-11-23T12:07:41Z

    GOM’s 3D Metrology Conference continued the tradition of showcasing the latest in industrial 3D metrology, inspection and testing to automotive manufacturing professionals from around the world With more than 750 visitors from more than 50 countries, the GOM Conference proved again to be an established forum for experts in metrology, ...