Development on Conveyance Module with New Power Drive Mechanism for Thin Wire Production System
Hidenori Ishihara*, Atsutoshi Ikeda**, Minoru Suzuki***, and Kimihito Yukawa*
*Department of Intelligent Mechanical Systems Engineering, Kagawa University, 2217-20 Hayashi, Takamatsu, Kagawa, 761-0396 Japan
**Nara Institute of Advanced Science and Technology
***Honda Co., Ltd.
This paper proposes a new Thin-Wire Production System (TWPS) and wire conveyance module. The TWPS consists of a conveyance module, thin film deposition module, and so on. The conveyance module is a key component in the TWPS because it decides both specifications of produced wire and production system performance. The proposed conveyance module combines transportation and rotation units to achieve transportation rotating the wire. This paper proposes a new mechanism to generate transportation performance by a difference in rotation action of the transportation and rotation units. This paper verities the effectiveness of the new mechanism by experiments.
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