Successful Assembly Automation: A Development and Implementation Guide

This book describes manufacturing theory, general assembly principles, automated assembly processes, product design for efficient assembly, component feeding, inspection and measurement, control systems, machine design considerations, debugging, checkout, start up, and miscellaneous tips. Technical people will learn equipment design features and project management methods that will improve the production results of an assembly system. The business person will learn how to maximize the strategic benefits from a new automation project as well as minimize risks and improve the competitiveness of their business.