Accession Number : ADA195506

Title :   Computer Integrated Manufacturing for Cannon.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WATERVLIET NY BENET LABS

Personal Author(s) : Wakulenko, A

PDF Url : ADA195506

Report Date : Feb 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : This report contains the results of one segment of a Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) program for cannon under the Manufacturing Methods and Technology program. This portion of the CIM program addresses the expansion of Watervliet Arsenal's CIM system, operating under Distributed Numerical Control, with early generation numerical control machine tools. Project activities concentrated on the integration feasibility of old inventory numerical control machines and the current computer numerical control technology to determine the viability of retrofitting a state-of-the-art control to an older numerical control machine for direct Distributed Numerical Control communication. Based on this investigation, a numerical control machine tool was remanufactured and connected to Watervliet Arsenal's Distributed Numerical Control system. Keywords: Computer integrated manufacturing; Distributed numerical control; Computer numerical control; Retrofit.

Descriptors :   *INTEGRATED SYSTEMS, *NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES, *COMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURING, ARMY FACILITIES, COMPUTERS, CONTROL, DISTRIBUTION, FEASIBILITY STUDIES, GUNS, INTEGRATION, MACHINE TOOLS, MANUFACTURING, METHODOLOGY, ORDNANCE, RETROFITTING, STATE OF THE ART, VIABILITY

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE