LEAN MANUFACTURING AT WIRETECH


Customer demand sets the standard for synchronizing this "orange cell" to achieve the necessary tact time. With built-in flexibility, cells can be created in a short amount of time to accommodate changes in product.
Product Flow

Color matched tooling located at point of use

Kanban

  1. Six-axis CNC Wireformer allows flexibility in forming a component
  2. 175 ton press performs secondary swaging and trim operations
  3. Components are gravity-fed to next station
  4. Center mounted robotic welder with turntable feed system allows for increased throughput
  5. CNC Wireformer produces component to be married with another component at the robotic welder
Standard Instructions
Go/No Go Checking Fixture ensure quality is built in. Technicians are responsible for in-line quality on the floor
Conveyor moves components to technicians