Automated materials handling: proceedings of the 1st International Conference, 20-22 April 1983, London, UK
IFS (Publications) Ltd., Jan 1, 1983 - Technology & Engineering - 284 pages
Designed to show those concerned with production: what can be done now; how to justify full-scale automation; how to manage the change; & what the future holds in store.
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using automated materials handling facilities to eliminate non value adding cost
Improving productivity by incorporating flexibility into an automated warehouse design
Interprocess and automated materials handling projects
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achieved air bearing air film aisle allocation application autocarrier AUTOMATED MATERIALS HANDLING automatic bar code beam buffer building capacity cartons components computer control container control computer control system conveyor conveyor system cost DATALOGIC despatch driver empty pallets engine equipment Figure flexibility floor functions Greenock handling system hardware high-bay warehouse highbay holding lanes identified increase INDUSTRIAL INDUSTRIAL ROBOT input installation integrated inventory ISOV LASER SCANNER layout loader manual manufacturing material flow mechanical mechanisation microprocessor module motor move movement multi-module operation order picking output overhead pack package pallet location pallet truck Pict plant problems process computer production flow programmable logic controller programme racking rail retrieval machine ROBOT ROBOTRAILER route Ruesselsheim scans sensors sequence simulation slot-set sorter speed stacker crane stacking station terminal station throughput tilted band transfer transport trolleys turret truck unit load unloading vehicle WORKPIECES