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AMRF Network Communications



Siefried Rybczynski, Edward J. Barkmeyer Jr., Evan K. Wallace, M Strawbridge, Donald E. Libes, C Young


This document describes the National Bureau of Standards (NBS) Automated Manufacturing Research Facility (AMRF) factory network architecture as implemented 1985 through 1987. Although changes in equipment have been made since 1986, the network architecture description remains accurate. Further changes effecting the network architecture, topology, and operating procedures are expected as computer integrated manufacturing continues to evolve in the AMRF.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 3816
Report Number


AMRF, network architecture, integrated manufacturing


Rybczynski, S. , Barkmeyer Jr., E. , Wallace, E. , Strawbridge, M. , Libes, D. and Young, C. (1988), AMRF Network Communications, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created December 31, 1987, Updated October 12, 2021