Automotive

Automotive

Using the same large indicator lamps improve visibility and reduce maintenance time

Visibility and maintenance issues due to usage of different types of indicator lamps on equipment

A production engineer at an auto manufacturer of parts such as body, door, and chassis, was in charge of improving production line efficiency. Indicator lamps were installed on safety fences that surround robots and machines so that status of the equipment could be seen at a glance. However, the lamps were installed in different ways causing poor visibility. Also, the types of lamps used on each machine were different, which meant that various spare parts had to be stocked. Furthermore, regular maintenance was cumbersome as many incandescent lamps were still used and required frequent replacement.
By using an IDEC device, the problem with visibility and maintenance was solved. So, what was the solution?

Visibility and maintenance issues due to usage of different types of indicator lamps on equipment

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