A Framework for Pilot Line Scale-up using Digital Manufacturing

Kaniappan Chinnathai, M., Al-mowafy, Z., Alkan, B., Vera, D. and Harrison, R. 2019. A Framework for Pilot Line Scale-up using Digital Manufacturing . 52nd CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems. Ljubljana, Slovenia 12 - 14 Jun 2019 Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2019.03.235

TitleA Framework for Pilot Line Scale-up using Digital Manufacturing
AuthorsKaniappan Chinnathai, M., Al-mowafy, Z., Alkan, B., Vera, D. and Harrison, R.
TypeConference paper
Abstract

Pilot lines are essential test-beds for process and product validation before the establishment of production lines. However, there is a lack of well-defined methodology for pilot line scale-up. To better support this transition, Virtual Models can be integrated with Discrete-Event Simulation (DES) models for potential production-line configurations. However, the validation of the developed models is hardly possible due to the absence of a physical counterpart. Therefore, this paper proposes a framework to increase the accuracy of the DES scale-up models with Virtual Modelling tools and Ontology. Subsequently, a test-case is used to explain the concept.

Year2019
Conference52nd CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems
PublisherElsevier
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Published2019
JournalProcedia CIRP
ISSN2212-8271
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2019.03.235

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