Better Handling: Modules and Controls
- New Contender for Advanced Manufacturing. Weimer, George // Material Handling Engineering;Mar99, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p38
Looks at the places where advanced manufacturing systems can be found. Information on the New Lands of Germany; Details on special tax that Germany levied upon all its citizens and companies to pay for the modernization of systems; Advancements in the facilities.
- Real-Time Part Tracking and Replenishment. Witt, Clyde E. // Material Handling Management;Apr2006, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p39
Provides information on managing the flow of material at large manufacturing operations such as Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan. Impact of temporarily misplaced items on the manufacturing process; Challenge of a real-time locating system (RTLS); Functions of RTLS; Outcome of Ford's use...
- Optimizing Parts Bin Layout. Weber, Austin // Assembly;May2013, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p48
The article focuses on optimizing the layout for part bins that contains automobile manufacturing parts such as fasteners, nuts and other parts to increase the production of a manufacturing facility. It states that bins can be placed anywhere at the workstation or assembly lines bit it should be...
- Carrying the can. Venables, Mark // Automotive Manufacturing Solutions;Mar/Apr2008, p42
This article discusses the different kinds of conveyors used in automotive facilities. While chain-driven conveyors are still performing well for many manufacturing operations around the globe, most modern facilities are employing a more modular approach, with either an overhead monorail...
- Handling the race against time. // Works Management;May2000, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p41
Looks at how materials handling equipment can help manufacturers succeed. Demands placed by just-in-time methods on the movement of goods; Types of equipment used in the manufacturing industry; Benefits of use.
- Tumbler. // National Provisioner;Apr2012, Vol. 226 Issue 4, p95
The article focuses on Select Technologies Inc., (SIT) which designs, builds and installs equipment to streamline production line layouts for process, material handling and plant utility systems.
- Keep it moving with fluid power. Nachtwey, Peter // Machine Design;6/6/2002, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p55
Recommends the use of fluid-power system in material-handling process. Challenges of material handling; Advantages of fluid-power system over electric motors; Motion-control issues that engineers should consider when designing fluid-power-based material-handling system.
- Keep them doggies moving. // Machine Design;6/6/2002, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p56
Focuses on an end-dogger system developed by Maxi Mill Inc. Function of the system; Application of the system; Kinds of speed control of the system.
- Link to faster food mixes. // Food Manufacture;Apr2003, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p52
Features Process Link's automated formulation and blending process that uses the powder handling system. Capability of accommodating programmable logic controllers; Specifications.