KUKA has opened the next chapter of Industrie 4.0 by presenting the largest networked smart factory demonstration in their history under the slogan “Hello Industrie 4.0_we connect you,” at EMO Hannover 2017.
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The small robots of the KR AGILUS series feature impressive speed, extreme agility in confined spaces, short cycle times and maximum precision. KUKA has now further developed the service-proven KR AGILUS sixx. With effect from the end of the year, the next generation of the KR AGILUS will be replacing all standard variants of the small robot.
With an extensive range of comprehensively integrated hardware and software as well as technology-based services, the Digital Factory (DF) division helps production companies all over the world to boost the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes, and to bring new products to market faster. At the site in the town of Bad Neustadt an der Saale, Siemens operates a lead factory for electric motors.
For production systems in the age of Industrie 4.0, it is important to have information available in real time. This is now a reality in the manufacture of carbon fiber-reinforced (CFR) components at the company’s plant in Garching, Germany. To achieve this, Voith relied on the expertise of KUKA: the Augsburg-based automation specialists helped with the horizontal networking of the system via OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) as well as dedicated machine maintenance.
Proseat, the leading manufacturer of foam parts for the automotive industry, will rely on the know-how of KUKA Industries in the production of the BMW seat covers. An automated CO2 laser system brings the complex 3D geometries into shape. In contrast to the proposed method of punching, the laser achieves clean and clear cuts.