Seamless and flexible processes
The workpieces to be machined are now prepared outside the line. The order is transferred to the CERTA system using an RFID chip located on the EROWA clamping tool. The workpiece to be machined is then added to the production line via the loading station. The EROWA Robot Dynamic ERD 150 Linear then transports the workpiece to a free magazine place.
The magazine plays an important role in the line, as the workpiece is moved to a free place after each work step. All in all, 255 magazine places are available. The number of magazine places gives sufficient scope to be able to respond to customer-specific requirements as quickly as possible.
In the process, the CERTA system controls the EROWA robot in the background and always knows which workpiece or which order is located at the respective magazine places. After milling, one of the three DMU 60 eVo from DMG Mori is automatically transferred via the magazine to the EROWA washing station and finally to the measurement unit on Zeiss CenterMax. All finished workpieces are completely measured here. Roland Müller emphasised the importance of quality control.
The flexibility gained can be explained with the aid of a simple example. For example, if a customer orders 200 identical parts, Roland Müller is able to deliver in customer-specific time intervals and lot sizes. Roland Müller emphasised the high importance of this flexibility, for customers do not have to hold onto storage spaces - thanks to this just-in-time production and delivery.