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Device adapter concept towards enabling plug-and-produce production environments

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posted on 01.11.2017, 15:04 by Kirill Dorofeev, Chih-Hong Cheng, Pedro Ferreira, Magno Guedes, Stefan Profanter, Alois Zoitl
Modern manufacturing systems require a transformation from mass production towards mass customization. This results in a trend towards more agile production lines. This demands reduction of configuration times when building the production line as well as faster reconfiguration when adding new hardware and product variants to the manufacturing line. This paper introduces the concept of a device adapter that allows the device to be seamlessly plugged into the agile production systems. The device adapter wraps the device functionality and offers it as a service, hiding away the low-level process capability (skill) implementation and allowing to formally represent the production steps. Preliminary tests have been performed on an industrial demonstrator that simulates real manufacturing process.

Funding

The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 680735, project openMOS (Open Dynamic Manufacturing Operating System for Smart Plug-and-Produce Automation Components).

History

School

  • Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Published in

22nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies And Factory Automation

Citation

DOROFEEV, K. ... et al., 2017. Device adapter concept towards enabling plug-and-produce production environments. IN: Proceedings of 2017 22nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (EFTA 2017), Limassol, Cyprus, 12-15 September.

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© IEEE

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Publication date

2017

ISBN

9781509065059

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Language

en

Location

Limassol, Cyprus

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Loughborough Publications

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