JRM Vol.21 No.1 pp. 135-145
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2009.p0135


Quantitative Evaluation of Automatic Parts Delivery in “Attentive Workbench” Supporting Workers in Cell Production

Masao Sugi*, Ippei Matsumura**, Yusuke Tamura*,
Makoto Nikaido*, Jun Ota*, Tamio Arai*, Kiyoshi Kotani*,
Kiyoshi Takamasu*, Hiromasa Suzuki*, Akio Yamamoto*,
Yoichi Sato*, Seiichi Shin***, and Fumihiko Kimura*

*The University of Tokyo

**TOTO Ltd.

***The University of Electro-Communications

January 30, 2008
November 12, 2008
February 20, 2009
cell production system, assembly support, attentive workbench (AWB)
The attentive workbench (AWB) is a new cell production system that supports human workers physically and informationally. Here we focus on physical assembly support through parts delivery, using automatically-moving parts trays. We quantitatively evaluated processing time in actual assembly experiments employing an implemented AWB system.
Cite this article as:
M. Sugi, I. Matsumura, Y. Tamura, M. Nikaido, J. Ota, T. Arai, K. Kotani, K. Takamasu, H. Suzuki, A. Yamamoto, Y. Sato, S. Shin, and F. Kimura, “Quantitative Evaluation of Automatic Parts Delivery in “Attentive Workbench” Supporting Workers in Cell Production,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.21 No.1, pp. 135-145, 2009.
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