The focus today is organization on the machine shop floor. One of the fundamental parts of the organization is flow. Adding new equipment, or even starting a new business, the layout of tools, machines, and grouping may not be things you have considered.
The move towards technology and artificial intelligence is taking over every facet of our lives from social media algorithms to intelligent machines on the shop floor.
We have reflected on taking full advantage of the equipment you have in your machine shop now in a previous blog. And still concur it is a wise decision to review your assets before moving forward with any changes in your machine shop.
The use of sensors in manufacturing and machining is old news. Monitoring of temperatures, pressure, and speed are used in a variety of applications.