Digitalization and Other Smart Press-Shop TechnologiesJune 13, 2023
Schuler North America
Schuler identifies the “Press Shop of the Future” and highlights key technologies that maximize overall equipment effectiveness, implement digitalization and enable smart press-shop practices. Booth visitors can learn how the Press Shop of the Future reshapes costs, output and carbon footprint.
Company technologies exhibited include Visual Die Protection (VDP), Schuler Connect and Machine Applications from Schuler’s Digital Suite. VDP (pictured) is a camera-based system designed to stop presses before damages occur. Schuler’s live demo reveals immediate return on investment from VDP’s capability to detect foreign objects, inspect processes and monitor die functions. A live demo of Schuler Connect showcases remote service and troubleshooting support via smart glasses, smart phone or tablet. And, Machine Applications demonstrates digital press-shop planning practices that provide predictive maintenance to avoid efficiency losses and damage risks.Tiago Vasconcellos, sales director at Schuler North America, presents “How Smart is Your Press Shop” during FABTECH’s Stamping Conference program. The presentation uses The Smart Press Shop, a newly formed joint venture between Porsche and Schuler, as an exemplary case study for smart manufacturing standards. Attendees will discover innovative and practical ways to incorporate digitalization into production and become a state-of-the-art stamping facility.
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