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: , |

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: , |

HUMAN-MACHINE-COLLABORATION – FOR A WORLD WITHOUT FENCES

The notion that robots can not only be entertaining but also useful has been well known in production environments and in daily life for a long time. Robot vacuum cleaners are used as small helpers in increasingly more private households. On the other hand, the fascination for new and smarter machines varies strongly in [...]

By |2019-12-16T10:56:38+01:002018/05/15|Categories: Expert Blog|Tags: , |

KEEPING COMPLEXITY UNDER CONTROL – STABLE AND SECURE PRODUCTION OF INDIVIDUAL SHEET METAL PARTS THROUGH VIRTUAL SAFEGUARDING

Projects are becoming more and more complex, but in addition to the necessary skills to maintain an overview, it is also becoming more essential to have specific knowledge in a wide range of subject areas. In many cases, new OEMs in particular do not yet have the special expertise in sheet metal forming at [...]

By |2019-12-10T15:30:43+01:002018/04/27|Categories: Expert Blog|Tags: , , |

DIGITAL – CROSS-LINKED – INNOVATIVE: THESE REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET BY FUTURE-ORIENTED LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS

The LogiMAT 2018 trade fair broke all records and provided the ideal platform for experts to discuss the trends and challenges of the intralogistics industry. Author: Annkatrin Benz From 13-15 March 2018 Messe Stuttgart opened its doors and welcomed its guests from all over the world for LogiMAT -  this year for the [...]