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MWES designed a single manual production line for a firm that could manufacture over a dozen different variations of a hydraulic motor. The line utilizes a large number of sub-assembly stations, where workers perform the required tasks based on the specific variant of the motor being assembled.
Midwest Engineered System built a fully automated assembly line that required no manual labor to perform the assembly operation. Robots using a vision system would pick and sort the multiple types of triggers as they travel on a single conveyor. On a separate conveyor, filled bottles would arrive at the bottle assembly station.
Automating high volume production operations is relatively straight forward: design a specialized machine that only produces one part. The rest of the time is spent to make it robust enough to do it at speed and for a long time before service.
MWES prides itself on being independent, even when it comes down to robot selection – the core of an automation system. This allows us to offer the best solutions for our customers without being constrained. As an example, this week sees a Universal Robot getting positioned for a new automation
There’s still time to visit Midwest Engineered Systems at the 2018 Assembly Show, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Come down to see live demonstrations of collaborative robotics as well as examples of our automation system project successes. Speak to our knowledgeable staff about your