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How OEMs are Helping Companies in Automotive Industry Improve Efficiency and Costs?

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A booming demand in the automotive industry is good news for auto parts manufacturers. To be competitive in a crowded industry, such as that of the automotive industry, die shops are finding ways to make a wider variety of auto parts faster but without increasing costs. Looking at the increasing demand for press capacity and resources, auto parts manufacturers are willing to invest in solutions that get more efficiency out of their existing systems with higher throughput and more flexibility to make many kinds of parts in the automotive industry.

Although it’s challenging, there are manufacturers who are succeeding at it, due to OEMs with clever solutions. DieBotics (Grand Rapids, Michigan), a manufacturer of part transfer systems primarily for the automotive industry, is one such clever OEM. It saw an opportunity to help an undeserved market – tier 2 and tier 3 automotive part stampers.

In 2012, DieBotics unveiled a new polar-movement transfer system that is servo based and modular to fit smaller, 120-inch die presses. The smaller-sized, lower-cost transfer system helps part manufacturers improve productivity for significantly less cost than a traditional larger transfer system.

Typically, die shops have been making part transfers one at a time and for a single part. The systems are often large and need to be resized to fit smaller parts. Since, these systems are time consuming and costly to build, many tier 2 and tier 3 parts companies can’t afford them.

The new DieBotics transfer system has a modular design that can be changed to work on different parts, making it a more flexible and cost-effective solution for companies that produce a variety of products. The size of the system, coupled with the modularity and flexibility, has allowed DieBotics to expand a market that was previously ignored.

The smaller press market has traditionally been served by mechanical transfers, but the servo-based DieBotics transfers system is programmable and allows for modularity, faster speed, and better accuracy than a mechanical system.

In addition, the servo-based system has more accurate repeatability and timing. The shot height and speed of the press can be more confidently adjusted compared to a mechanical transfer that’s designed for a specific part and die.

For companies running manual operations, there’s an even greater opportunity to significantly increase their throughput with a low-cost automated transfer system. In Mexico, a DieBotics transfer system helped a parts manufacturer triple the productivity of its $2 million press by increasing to 20 strokes per minute from the original hand-fed 6 strokes per minute.

Credits: Ashish Patwardhan, Segment Marketing Manager, Schneider Electric

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