Digital Manufacturing Technology, Volume 2 Issue 2 (2022), 23-98

Open Access Article

GA-AHP Method to Support Robotic Polishing Process Planning

by Ke Wang, Lian Ding, Farid Dailami, Jason Matthews

ABSTRACT: The finishing stage of mould manufacturing is generally completed via mechanical polishing and manually conducted. Not only is this the most expensive phase of the process but also is currently...

Open Access Article

Test and Development of a Low-Cost Solution for Automatic Inspection of PET Bottle Codification

by Gabriel Araujo de Souza, Pedro Rafael Fernandes

ABSTRACT: Quality of packaging is a key factor in consumer choice for a particular product. Besides the package appearance, legal requirements demand that certain information is presented to the consumer....

Open Access Article

Feature Segmentation of Multifeatured Freeform Geometries for Incremental Sheet Forming

by Amita Sahu, Aniket Nagargoje, Puneet Tandon

ABSTRACT: Incremental sheet forming (ISF) of sheets is a flexible forming process that forms a geometry from a clamped sheet using local deformation of the sheet by moving a forming tool along a predefined...

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An Industry 4.0 Case Study in Plastics Manufacturing: Bridging the Gap Between the Current State and Future Trends

by Constantinos Zioudas, Stavros Kourmpetis, Erietta Chamalidou, Andreas-Antonios Maniatopoulos , Alexandros Gazis

ABSTRACT: The paper presents detailed research on bridging the gap between the theoretical and practical approach of Industry 4.0, considering a use case of the manufacturing company working in plastics...