Streamlined PCBA Material Handling

Storage Tower Integration

Product Description

Cogiscan’s Storage Towers Integration solution is a flexible and efficient system designed to fully integrate storage towers with placement machines in the PCBA manufacturing process. This system streamlines the kitting of large work orders by dispensing required reels with a single click, significantly enhancing productivity. Through seamless and automatic machine-to-machine (M2M) communication, this solution offers advanced material management on SMT lines, ensuring smooth and efficient production operations.

Key Features

  • Multi-Vendor Support: Compatible with over 20 brands of placement machines and storage towers, including major manufacturers like Essegi Automation Srl, ASM Assembly Systems, Juki, and more.
  • Seamless Kitting Control: Simplifies the kitting process, allowing for efficient preparation of work orders.
  • MSD Control Integration: Ensures proper handling and storage of moisture-sensitive devices.
  • Material Location & Quantity Tracking: Provides real-time tracking of component quantities and locations throughout the factory.
  • Automatic Material Requests: Sends automatic requests for components based on low-level warnings from placement machines.
  • AGV Destination Information: Coordinates with Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) for material transport.
  • Data Synchronization: Ensures consistent and accurate data across the manufacturing ecosystem.

Technical Specification

  • Productivity Increase: Demonstrated up to a 10% increase in productivity with the integration system.
  • Optimized SMT Line Efficiency: Automatically requests materials from storage towers to maintain continuous production.
  • Accurate Material Visibility: Maintains visibility of material quantities and locations, preventing shortages and misplacements.

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