There are numerous factors that influence the decision to leverage automation to solve for an application-related process or safety improvement. Today we take a closer look at what ASG Automation considers to be the main underlying factors leading our customers to implement automation programs to streamline and improve their processes.
We are presenting a new version of our well-established LFA linear transfer system specifically designed to meet the requirements of high-speed manufacturing. This new design allows to decrease the indexing time significantly compared to existing solutions, and to scale production to new levels by applying a modern mathematical curve.
The construction of a pivot joint testing machine has numerous considerations. Whether you are designing a machine or purchasing from someone else, understanding various aspects of the pivot testing machine and major considerations to take is critical.
In today’s fast-paced business world, the companies that will survive are not necessarily the largest or most innovative, but the ones that have the flexibility to adapt quickly to changing needs and unexpected events.
Historically indexers were controlled through the use of motor contactors and 2-speed motors. The 2-speed motors were utilized because indexers needed to be recovered from an “out of position” condition at a lower speed due to the steeper angle that is cut into the cam and sheering threshold of the cam followers.
CPG brands have historically satisfied consumer demand for low-cost products by offshoring to low-cost labor countries. Rising costs, production delays, and supply chain breaks have made reshoring necessary.
The Boomer generation continues to retire at a significant rate. Millennials, Gen X and Gen Z show limited interest in manufacturing. The demographics of the manufacturing labor situation are not pretty, and the challenges continue. Learn more about how cobots help increase productivity, improve quality, and address the labor shortage by allowing employees to focus on more skilled and valuable tasks.
Without a doubt, electronics are an essential part of our everyday lives. From the moment we wake up to the time we fall asleep, technology is working for us and helping to simplify our day-to-day tasks.
Robots make a big difference as an industrial manufacturing tool, but understanding how to prepare your factory for automation can be tricky. There is a lot to know ahead of time, and good preparation is key.