Automation Choices

There are varying degrees of automation available for shops of all sizes and types. A key to successful implementation of automation is learning what kinds of automation is available and which is best applied to your specific needs.

 

 

this carrousel feeds loads and uloads blanks using space saving stackers

Automation comes in many shapes. This carrousel feeds loads and unloads blanks using space saving stackers. 

There are varying degrees of automation available for shops of all sizes and types. A key to successful implementation of automation is learning what kinds of automation is available and which is best applied to your specific needs.

This article, “Technology Advances Automation Trends,” provides a summary of various automation devices that are available and how each can be best applied in precision machined parts production. An important consideration for automating is to try and work with an integrator that can provide hardware, software, training and tooling for the project.

These integrators take “single source” responsibility for the automation project and eliminate the finger pointing that can arise if multiple entities are involved should any problems occur. To read this complete article, click here.