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A Tool to Improve Efficiency in Large Scale Manufacturing

Published

Author(s)

Roger V. Bostelman, William P. Shackleford, Frederick M. Proctor, James S. Albus, Alan M. Lytle

Abstract

NIST is working directly with industry to improve repair and conversion operations of ships in dry dock. Similarly, this work allows transfer of technology to construction and other industries requiring worker-access to large, external surfaces with minimum footprint and maximum system rigidity and control, while augmenting conventional suspended-scaffold systems and moving toward more autonomous large-scale manufacturing (e.g., construction) applications.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction
Conference Dates
September 23-25, 2002
Conference Location
Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Conference Title
Automation and Robotics in Construction

Keywords

cable controlled, construction, large scale manufacturing, robotics, ship repair, worker-access

Citation

Bostelman, R. , Shackleford, W. , Proctor, F. , Albus, J. and Lytle, A. (2002), A Tool to Improve Efficiency in Large Scale Manufacturing, Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=821822 (Accessed April 23, 2024)
Created September 24, 2002, Updated October 12, 2021