Course: Micro-Factory 4.0

A course by TMG Muenchen

Information about the course

Micro-factory 
refers to a small dimension factory able to produce small dimension products.

The term was proposed by the Mechanical Engineer Laboratory (MEL) of Japan  in 1990. The micro-factory main advantages are to save great amount of resources like space, energy, materials and time.

Due to their reduced dimensions, micro-factories should be highly automated. They might contain automatic machine tools, 3 D-printers, assembly systems, quality inspection systems, material feed systems, waste elimination systems, a system to evaluate tool deterioration and a system to replace tools.

A micro-factory can also refer to a factory designed to produce flexible small batch production that can produce a wide variety of products as opposed to a single monolithic mass production type approach.

Typically the manufacturing processes of micro-factories take advantage of digital fabrication technology such as 3D printing and CNC machines in order to accomplish this. 

Is this course for you?


If you've answered "I can't" to any of the questions above, then this is the right course for you.

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Understanding the I 4.0 Transformation
  • -Understand the Industrie 4.0 Evolution
  • -Analyze the drivers and enables
  • -Identify the opportunities & risks
  • - Manufacture with cyber-phyisical system
  • -Automate with Robotics

  • 2) Apply Micro-Factory 4.0 Methods
  • -Design-Co-Creation
  • -Manufacturing 4.0
  • -Sales & Delivery
  • -Augmented Reality

  • 3) Apply Micro-Factory 4.0 maturity assessment
  • -Production Processes
  • -Supply Chain
  • -Products

  • 4) Understand possibilities & limitations Micro-Factory 4.0
  • -Know the methods to create own Micro-Factory 4.0 Transformation Roadmap

Content and Description

This course will provide you with the insight into the following Modules:

Module 1: Industrie 4.0 Transformation
>Understanding the potential the I4.0 Transformation
-Industrie 4.0: Technology Evolution
-Industrie4.0: Geographic Scope
-Industrie 4.0: Organizational Evolution
-Industrie 4.0: Leading Digital
-Industrie 4.0: Up-Skilling-as-a-Strategy
-The Industrie 4.0 Transformation

Module 2: Smart Factory
>Getting to know how to make existing factories smart
-The Smart Connected Factory
-ERP System
-Manufacturing Execution System
-SCADA
-PLC
-CPS and Digital Twin Design
-Cyber Physical Systems
-Smart Connected Factories Integration (Vertical, horizontal, end-to-end)

Module 3: Co-creation
>Internal and External Cooperation for Product Design
-Set-up the OnShape Design Tool
-3 D Design Collaboration
-Creating Sketches and Objects
-Adding Features
-3D Tidbits
-View and Orientation
-Documents

Module 4: Robotics & Automation
>Discover the new possibilities of Robotics and machine-human interfaces
-Robotics & Automation
-Implementing Automation
-Why Automate?
-Articulated Robots
-Accuracy and Calibration
-Gripping and advanced Manipulators

As this deep dive workshop is designed to have e-learning preparation, limited group sizes for live lecture and breakout sessions for deep dive team co-creation, it enables participants to ‘ask the expert’ questions specific to their needs.
Therefore, this provides a unique opportunity to come away from this course with all the information you need.

Duration 4 Weeks/ 4 hour Presence session per week
Cost 2000.0€ + VAT
Difficulty Easy

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