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What are the 3 layers of Manufacturing Flexibility in FMS?

A Flexible Manufacturing System is a form of flexible automation in which several machine tools are linked together by a material handling system and all aspects of the system are controlled by means of a central computer.This is called Flexible Manufacturing System.In this article,I am going to explain about  the 3 layers of Manufacturing Flexibility in FMS(Flexible Manufacturing System).

What are the 3 layers of Manufacturing Flexibility in FMS
What are the 3 layers of Manufacturing Flexibility in FMSWhat are the 3 layers of Manufacturing Flexibility in FMS

Manufacturing Flexibility in FMS include:

  • Features of FMS
  • Characteristics
  • 3 levels of manufacturing flexibility
  • Major historical developments
  • Components of FMS system
  • Benefits & Dis-Advantages of FMS,
  • Future benefits of FMS,
  • Difference between FMS and FMC,etc.

3 layers of Manufacturing Flexibility in FMS:

1.Basic Flexibilities

  • Machine Flexibility
  • Material Handling Flexibility
  • Operation Flexibility

2.System Flexibilities

  • Volume Flexibility
  • Expansion Flexibility
  • Routing Flexibility
  • Process Flexibility
  • Product Flexibility

3.Aggregate Flexibilities:

  • Program Flexibility
  • Production Flexibility
  • Market Flexibility

 Components of Flexible Manufacturing System:

  • Robotics
  • Computers
  • Controllers
  • Networks
  • Software
  • Material Handling/Transport
  • Machines
  • Manual or Automated Assembly cells etc.

These are the different components of Flexible Manufacturing System.

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