A Changeable Jig-less Welding Cell for Subassembly of Construction Machinery

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Abstract

The cost and technological development of industrial robots suggests a substitution of labor-intensive processes. Jig-less welding is an example of an emerging concept that is derived from this development, providing high flexibility without compensating on efficiency. This paper presents a conceptual solution of a jig-less welding cell for a particular environment with the purpose of investigating potential, expected challenges to overcome before implementation. To investigate the expected, potential challenges the concept is applied to a case study that takes its outset in a low volume, high variety welding facility. A full-scale test on the setup have yet to be conducted.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Production Management Systems. Production Management for Data-Driven, Intelligent, Collaborative, and Sustainable Manufacturing : IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2018, Seoul, Korea, August 26-30, 2018, Proceedings, Part I
EditorsIlkyeong Moon, Jinwoo Park, Gyu M. Lee, Dimitris Kiritsis, Gregor von Cieminski
Number of pages7
VolumePart I
Place of PublicationSeoul, Korea
PublisherSpringer
Publication date2018
Pages305-311
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-99703-2
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-99704-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventIFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2018 - Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 26 Aug 201830 Sep 2018

Conference

ConferenceIFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2018
LocationSeoul National University
CountryKorea, Republic of
CitySeoul
Period26/08/201830/09/2018
SeriesI F I P Advances in Information and Communication Technology
Volume535
ISSN1868-4238

Keywords

  • Changeability
  • Fixture-les welding
  • Fixtures
  • Flexibility
  • Industry 4.0 conformant welding
  • Jig-less welding
  • Jigs
  • Robot welding

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