Wiring Harness News May-Jun 2022 - Page 48

48 MAY / JUNE 2022 Wiring Harness News INDUSTRIAL INFO-TAINMENT

Wire Harness Manufacturing Automation Ideas

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game-changer is the on-demand digital delivery of dynamic and accurate assembly and manufacturing data .
Augmented reality systems like ProjectionWorks from DeltaSigma are leading the way in transforming wire harness assembly from a paper-based formboard into a digital formboard process . Digital formboard solutions reduce wire harness manufacturing
Preassembled harness , automating part of the assembly process . overheads by :
• Reducing set-up time and improving the reuse of formboards
• Removing the need to store every legacy formboard
• Lowering the impact of experience and knowledge gap between new and seasoned employees
• Simplifying the training and ramp process to bring on new employees
• Producing step-by-step instructions directly from design tools like E3 . series
Automated Wire Harness Assembly
Imagine providing the interconnect details of a harness to a machine on the shop floor and receiving a complete wire harness . Although not possible yet , technological advancements bring automation options previously available in mechanical manufacturing practices to the wire harness industry . Unsurprisingly , parts of the wire harness assembly process will be manual for the foreseeable future . As a result , the possibilities for automatically assembling harnesses have been very limited in the past . Furthermore , the variations in connector sizing , wire application , and terminations also significantly impact the automation process .
Thankfully , many manufacturers are taking up the task of overcoming the challenges . Notably , the latest automated assembly machines deliver complete wire harnesses with connectors and wire terminations . For instance , the Komax Zeta series delivers wires plugged into connectors to automate a significant part of the wire harness assembly process . Automated assembly options are ready to reduce labor costs and improve quality and consistency .
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