The IT-5132 Production line includes several mechatronic modules that simulates an industrial automated process Piece identification thickness measurement and storage are managed and supported by a swivel arm The educational objective is to broaden the student’s knowledge in programming and testing an industrial manufacturing line.
The working cycle can be described as follows:
- The piece is expulsed from the distributor
- Inductive and optical sensors identify the piece; if the piece is compliant it is transferred to the next station
- The swivel arm picks and handle the piece
- The piece is stored according to the tests carried out in the previous stations