Flexible Manufacturing System
Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS)
An Industrial Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) consists of robots, Computer-controlled Machines, Computer Numerical Controlled machines (CNC), instrumentation devices, computers, sensors, and other stand alone systems such as inspection machines. The use of robots in the production segment of manufacturing industries promises a variety of benefits ranging from high utilization to high volume of productivity. Each Robotic cell or node will be located along a material handling system such as a conveyor or automatic guided vehicle.