ATS Provides Development Service for a PC-Based Control System

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Purpose

  • C++ Software Development Services for PC-Based Control System using Machine Control Extensions (MCX)
  • Automated placing of materials into manufacturing process
  • Integration of various equipment with different protocols
  • Comprehensive interlocks to ensure safe environment
Purpose

Project Scope

  • Retrofitting of existing US machines to current line
  • Development of Singapore machines according to line requirements
  • Enable part data check and data logs to ensure traceability of information
Project scope

Solution Approach

  • Understanding different industry protocols (Devicenet, Modbus, etc. ) to implement in C++
  • Ensure error handling is done extensively and intuitively, thus minimal operator intervention
  • Conveyor and robot interfacing to place materials
Solution Approach

The Results

  • Replaced 1 headcount with UR Robot for each machine
  • Achieved above 1ppm requirement for each machine
  • Enhanced and intuitive safety checks of each machine
Results

Systems, Tools & Services Expertise

  • Visual C++ 2008
  • HP MCX
  • UR Robot with ON Gripper
  • Devicenet
  • Keyence Measurement Devices
  • Emerson Powertools
Tools

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