ATS Quality Management Solution Helps Compressor Blade Ceramic Core Manufacturer Optimise Production

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Purpose

  • Optimise current inspection methods through reduced inspection times
  • Address a bottleneck identified with CMM assets
  • Shift the accountability of quality to manufacturing (operators)
Purpose

Project Scope

  • Provision of gauging fixture and inspection system capable of inspecting 21 features in less than 15 seconds (current method takes in excess of 10 minutes)
  • Enable traceability through serialisation of measured parts
  • Delivery of automated output files for central storage
Project scope

Solution Approach

  • Collaborative system design (ATS & customer)
  • Configuration & implementation of ATS SPC and gauging fixture
  • Factory Acceptance Test (FAT); including validation of results
  • Operator training, & 24/7 support
Solution Approach

The Results

  • Significant improvement in inspection times
  • Accountability for Quality moved to manufacturing
  • ROI achieved in 10 months
  • Expansion (second system) on order
Results

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