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Feeding and Positioning of Linked Parts in Micro Production Chains (2013)

Wilhelmi, P.; Moumi, E.; Foremny, E.; Kuhfuß, B.; Schenck, C.:

Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Technologies (NewTech 2013), October 27-30, 2013, Stockholm/Sweden


For micro parts production the introduction of linked parts is a method to simplify handling operations. In subsequent operation steps the effort to provide the position and the orientation of the part can notably be reduced. 

Nevertheless a fast and accurate measuring system is required to reference the individual part to the linked part and the feeding system. In the presented study a part of a processing chain is investigated. It consists of a conveyor, part detection system and a forming machine.