3 layers of Manufacturing Flexibility in Flexible Manufacturing System(FMS): A FMS is a form of flexible automation in which several machine tools are linked together by a material handling system and all aspects of the system are controlled by means of a central computer. This is called a Flexible Manufacturing System. In this article, I am going to explain the 3 layers of Manufacturing Flexibility in FMS.
Manufacturing Flexibility in FMS(Flexible Manufacturing System) include:
- Features of FMS
- 3 levels of manufacturing flexibility
- Major historical developments
- Components of the FMS system
- Benefits & Dis-Advantages of FMS
- Future benefits of FMS
- Difference between FMS and FMC, etc.
3 layers of Manufacturing Flexibility in Flexible Manufacturing System:
- Machine Flexibility
- Material Handling Flexibility
- Operation Flexibility
- Volume Flexibility
- Expansion Flexibility
- Routing Flexibility
- Process Flexibility
- Product Flexibility
- Program Flexibility
- Production Flexibility
- Market Flexibility
Components of Flexible Manufacturing System:
- Material Handling/Transport
- Manual or Automated Assembly cells etc.
These are the different components of Flexible Manufacturing System.
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