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ENGINEERING FROM THE SOFA – or: the COVID 19 effect – making the future crisis-proof

With no warning at all, the coronavirus completely changed our private and professional lives. Our own four walls have now become our office, where we meet our colleagues in virtual meetings. EDAG has been making use of this virtual collaboration for a long time, and we even go one decisive step further in this respect: [...]

By |2020-04-24T12:28:14+02:002020/04/24|Categories: Expert Blog|Tags: , , |

HELMET OFF, SUIT ON – ADDING VALUE TO THE CONSTRUCTION SITE IN THE OFFICE

Simulating commissioning in the office We are in the middle of the digital era. Whether private or working life, whether shopping, travelling, falling in love, whether planning, constructing, archiving: we are networked, we stay online, we produce data and we process data. That's our reality of life. Unlike certain private or creative areas, [...]

By |2019-12-13T09:09:36+01:002019/09/18|Categories: Expert Blog|Tags: , , |

VIRTUAL COMMISSIONING WITH EMULATE3D

Far from being a technical gimmick, virtual commissioning saves time and money, and improves software quality. For all control levels from PMES to PLC, software solutions assist our control engineering colleagues. 3D models offer realistic insights into the processes of machines and equipment, and help to detect errors. For years, EDAG PS has been [...]

By |2019-12-10T15:07:27+01:002019/05/23|Categories: Expert Blog|Tags: , , |

PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE – MORE THAN JUST A DREAM!

Predictive maintenance is quite simply THE "Industrie 4.0" theme for the German market. In Germany, production in many sectors has become highly automated, and therefore provides the perfect basis für this promising technology. To avoid this being written off as an unsubstantiated assertion, here are a few references: Report of the German Federal Government [...]

By |2019-12-16T09:32:32+01:002019/05/23|Categories: Expert Blog|Tags: , |

ENGINEERING FROM THE COUCH

The innovative "Couch Collaboration" concept convinces with the smart use of VR/AR technologies for time and resource-saving automotive engineering projects. The soft side of Industry 4.0 In the era of virtual realities and reproductions of entire factory landscapes, work has become independent of a fixed location and, at the same time, independent of fixed [...]

By |2020-01-30T17:48:16+01:002019/05/14|Categories: Expert Blog|Tags: , , |

AEE 2019: BE OUR GUEST!

The future of automotive body engineering is set to be mapped out at the AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING EXPO at the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre on 4th - 5th June, 2019. From the concept to final assembly The AEE 2019 is to be held in Nuremberg on 4th and 5th June. Every two years, well-known speakers [...]

By |2019-12-10T15:39:19+01:002019/05/03|Categories: Expert Blog|Tags: , |

SMART FACTORY FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES – INTEGRATED INTO EXISTING PRODUCTION SYSTEMS AND PROCESSES

Electric mobility is currently at the centre of public awareness. At the same time, from a technological point of view, it is also worth taking a look at the production landscapes, which have to be adapted at great expense. It makes sense for car manufacturers to use existing process and production landscapes, so-called brownfields, [...]

By |2019-12-17T11:09:25+01:002019/04/25|Categories: Expert Blog|Tags: , |

EFFICIENT PRODUCTION PROCESSES FOR INDUSTRIAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

A success story with EDAG PS know-how: Siemens is intensifying its cooperation with the EDAG Group as a leading global independent engineering company for the automotive industry, in order to drive forward industrial applications of additive manufacturing (AM) and, as a result, make engineering and production processes more efficient. For the mass market, optimized [...]

By |2019-12-10T15:36:16+01:002019/04/15|Categories: Expert Blog|Tags: , |

AUTOMATIC ASSEMBLY OF PLIABLE COMPONENTS

10 questions that anyone developing an assembly application for pliable parts needs to ask (part 1). It takes very little effort for pliable components such as cable harnesses and hoses to be deformed. When it comes to the assembly of pliable components, adaptivity is vitally important – previously one of the core competencies of [...]

By |2019-12-12T15:35:38+01:002019/03/28|Categories: Expert Blog|Tags: , , |

„DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES & INNOVATION FORESIGHT MINDS 2019 “ – MEET US!

Disruptive technologies are often underestimated, even smiled at, but often they unfold a huge potential to partially or completely replace existing technologies, products or services in the near or long term. There are enough examples from the past (assembly line), the present (3D printing) or the future (VR / AR) and many times they [...]

By |2019-12-12T15:44:25+01:002019/02/06|Categories: Expert Blog|Tags: , |