The future of manufacturing is all about introducing new technologies and using (real-time) data to drive and adjust production processes in the smartest and most effective way possible. This trend towards adaptive machining – also called machining 4.0 – is enabled by the growing availability of sensors. But how do you go about integrating this concept into your manufacturing activities? Our team of experts at Sirris is here to get you rolling.
Harnessing the power of data
The manufacturing industry faces challenges on numerous fronts: like switching flexibly to meet customer demands, increasing productivity or making the best use of production technology. The answers to these and other challenges can be found in a variety of Industry 4.0 concepts. Enter adaptive machining or machining 4.0, a process that adapts manufacturing data – captured by sensors in machines – to suit changing conditions and take targeted action based on the current production situation.
The holy grail of data availability
Successfully adopting this approach depends heavily on the availability of both correct (real-time) data and the corresponding structured and digitised working methods. Is your manufacturing company eager to take the step towards adaptive machining? The Sirris team has all the theoretical knowledge and practical expertise to guide you on your journey.
Our machining 4.0 expertise in a nutshell
Model-based machining combines correct (real-time) data with parameterised models (formulas) to identify the optimal machining process. After all, having and understanding a standardised, structured model is key to successful digital information.
A dynamic analysis of the machining process identifies the correct cutting parameters based on a system’s stiffness. This takes the guesswork out of optimising your application and replaces the trial-and-error approach with a method that guarantees optimal results.
Machine tools equipped with sensors are able to autonomously control and adjust a variety of machining processes. Meanwhile, smart algorithms can combine sensor data and machining models to define the correct actions for your production.
How Sirris can help
Sirris offers your company practical support and expert advice for implementing autonomous, sensor-controlled machining processes. For the first phase in this journey, a digital platform is available via this link to help you introduce innovative machining models and optimise your first steps towards machining 4.0.
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