This time, enter: Ingemar Reyier, project managers, industry, robot valley, Karen Leichsenring, chairman of Swira, Swedish Industrial Robot Association), as well as mr Hogsved, co-founder and chief operating officer, Rebl Industries.

Ingemar Reyier: Flexible Automation is to focus on minimizing the omställningstiderna, the product of the cell, and also to allow for a variantflora, without having to manually set it on the equipment.

this is A flexible automation should also minimize the adjustment to a new product, that is to say, re-programming and configuration.

The term also covers the trend of recent years to be able to use the equipment in different physical locations in the factory.

Karen Leichsenring: Flexible automation means that a plant is going to be sustainable over a period of time, automationsanläggningen should be able to easily be switched to the new product and the production volume is adapted to market demand.

this is the Opposite of flexible automation, is the so-called " hard automation, there is often a purpose-built machine that is designed to perform a specific, it is a very repetitive task, and the machine is working, usually at very high speeds.

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