User project management for Holset FMS
The paper discusses why and how a user designed, specified, and is installing a £4.165 million pounds FMS. It has been under development for the past two and a half years. Components being produced are the Shaft and Turbine Wheel sub-assemblies for turbochargers. The system includes a variety of machines grouped with gantry type robots into seven manufacturing cells. Automated guided vehicles move parts between the cells and the automatic stores.
KeywordsManufacturing Cell Shaft Diameter Turbine Wheel Cell Controller Flexible Transfer Line
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