Accession Number : ADP000541

Title :   Automated Electrical Harness Manufacturing,

Corporate Author : TARBOX (JOHN W) SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Tarbox,John W.

Report Date : NOV 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : This automated electrical harness manufacturing system described here is intended, thru Computer Controlled equipment, to lessen cost, improve quality and speed production in electrical harness manufacturing. It addresses the need to include wire marking; stripping; lugging; forming; typing and testing for wide variety of gages and types of components. It sequences the operations of new but proven equipment--ink jet marking; robot wire end preparation: C-N/C forming and high speed assembly testing under the overall supervision of a host computer. It offers a number of choices of equipment and degrees of sophistication. It permits starting with a basic system of reasonable cost which is designed for future expansion with further economics.

Descriptors :   *Fiber optics transmission lines, *Electric cables, *Electric wire, *Symposia, *Manufacturing, *Automation, Manipulators, Harnesses, Computer programs, Computers, Quality, High rate, International, Artificial intelligence, Test methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE