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An agile manufacturing workcell design
This paper introduces a design for agile manufacturing workcells intended for light mechanical assembly of products made from similar components (i.e., parts families). We define agile manufacturingExpand
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Gripper design guidelines for modular manufacturing
  • G. Causey, R. Quinn
  • Computer Science, Engineering
  • Proceedings. IEEE International Conference on…
  • 16 May 1998
This paper describes guidelines for the design of grippers for use in modular manufacturing workcells. Gripper design is an important and often overlooked aspect of the design of a complete assemblyExpand
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Guidelines for the design of robotic gripping systems
This paper describes guidelines for the design of grippers for use in modular manufacturing workcells. Gripper design is an important and often overlooked aspect of the design of a complete assemblyExpand
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A robotic platform for testing moth-inspired plume tracking strategies
A mobile autonomous robot capable of tracking an odor plume to its source can be used to locate hazardous material spills or leaks. To test plume tracking strategies in a laboratory environment, aExpand
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Design lessons for building agile manufacturing systems
Summarizes results of a five-year, multi-disciplinary, university-industry collaborative effort investigating design issues in agile manufacturing. The focus of the project is specifically on lightExpand
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Advances in agile manufacturing
An agile workcell has been developed for light mechanical assembly in collaboration with industrial sponsors. The workcell includes multiple Adept robots, a Bosch conveyor system, multiple flexibleExpand
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Elements of agility in manufacturing
by GREGORY CARYLEE CAUSEY Smaller lot sizes, shorter times to market, and lower manufacturing costs are typical requirements of a modern manufacturing facility. Under such constraints, agileExpand
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Testing and analysis of a flexible feeding system
Flexible parts feeding techniques have begun to gain industry acceptance. However, one barrier to effective flexible feeding solutions is a dearth of knowledge of the under lying dynamics involved inExpand
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Design of an agile manufacturing workcell for light mechanical applications
This paper introduces a design for agile manufacturing workcells intended for light mechanical assembly of products made from similar components (i.e. parts families). We define agile manufacturingExpand
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Design of a flexible parts feeding system
This paper describes the design and implementation of a flexible parts feeding system. While flexibility encompasses every part of the workcell design, including hardware and control software, theExpand
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