Flexible manufacturing system for flywheels, bearing housing and gearwheel blanks

  • M. C. Aldridge
Conference paper


An FMS application for component manufacture from raw material to finished part using robots as the material handling interface with the machine tools. The application of vision intelligence within the cell provides an extension to the robot capability eliminating the need for dedicated fixturing outside of the machine tools.


Machine Tool Diesel Engine Flexible Manufacturing System Tool Position Face Plate 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. C. Aldridge
    • 1
  1. 1.Lister-Patter LtdUK

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