Accession Number : AD0787479

Title :   Product Improvement and Advanced Production Engineering of the M550 Fuze: Centerplate Assembly Machine.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Apr 72-31 Aug 74,

Corporate Author : AVCO PRECISION PRODUCTS DIV RICHMOND IND

Personal Author(s) : Filippello,A.

Report Date : OCT 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 76

Abstract : This is the final report on the progress of the Centerplate Assembly Machine developed on the M550 Fuze Product Improvement Program. The objective of this program was to design, develop, fabricate, and debug a prototype Centerplate Assembly Machine capable of producing 250,000 Centerplates per month on a 1-8-5 shift basis. An appendix is included covering a verbal description of the machine's function, the purchase description, a listing of operations and maintenance manuals, and a list of drawings for the assembly machine. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Fuzes(Ordnance), *Fuze functioning elements, *Manufacturing, Production control, Production engineering, Machines, Machine tools, Automation, Instructions

Subject Categories : Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
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Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE