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Automated Manufacturing Research Facility of the National Bureau of Standards

Published

Author(s)

J Simpson, R Hocken, James S. Albus

Abstract

A major facility for manufacturing research is being established at the National Bureau of Standards (NBS). The facility is designed to provide extreme flexibility and to be capable of emulating a wide variety of manufacturing cells typical of a small machine job shop. The control architecture adopted is hierarchical in nature and highly modular. The facility will be used for research on interface standards and metrology in an automated environment.
Citation
Journal of Manufacturing Systems: Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Volume
1

Keywords

Automated Machining, Hierarchical Control, Manufacturing Research, Research Facility

Citation

Simpson, J. , Hocken, R. and Albus, J. (1981), Automated Manufacturing Research Facility of the National Bureau of Standards, Journal of Manufacturing Systems: Society of Manufacturing Engineers, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=820267 (Accessed February 23, 2024)
Created December 30, 1981, Updated October 12, 2021