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An FMS user’s application of intelligent code tags

  • P. G. Hudson
  • S. Webb
Conference paper

Abstract

The paper describes an FMS application of an intelligent code tag identification system and why such a system was considered. A standard non-contact reading and writing electronic identification system was specified to identify turbocharger shaft and turbine wheel components upon pallets. The system was then incorporated into a £4.2 million FMS consisting of seven autonomous manufacturing cells utilising gantry robot loaders and Automated Guided Vehicles.

Keywords

Automate Guide Vehicle Identification Plate Turbine Wheel Laser Mark Open Loop Control System 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. G. Hudson
    • 1
  • S. Webb
    • 1
  1. 1.AMECASUK

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