Development of Revolutionary Automation Line for Meter Gauge
Koichi Fukaya, Sojiro Tsuchiya, and Yasuhiko Yamazaki
DENSO Corporation, 1-1 Showa-cho, Kariya-shi, Aichi 448-8661, Japan
Almost four decades ago, Denso developed a pioneering high-speed fully automated line for meter gauges. In the years since, it has also developed several key production-line devices as production lines underwent dramatic changes. Denso’s original production line even now serves as a historically significant reference in the development of new production systems. We detail its development both for its historical value and as a guide to those now developing new process designs.
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