Reliability-Adaptive Control of Tool Wear in Transfer Lines

  • Clemens Dietl
  • Uwe K. Rakowsky
Conference paper


Economic efficiency of a transfer line (TL) is evaluated directly by the quantity of parts produced; therefore, every single manufactured part counts. Output, availability, and cost-effectiveness are key issues of production facilities, whereby maintenance plays an important role in plant performance.


Tool Wear Flank Wear Transfer Line Interval Limit Tool Change 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Clemens Dietl
    • 1
  • Uwe K. Rakowsky
    • 2
  1. 1.Department D — Safety EngineeringUniversity of WuppertalGermany
  2. 2.Vossloh Kiepe, V62 RAMS/LCCDüsseldorfGermany

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