Manufacturing’s Future With 4.0: These 5 Dimensions Will Show It’s Evolution!
Industries have undergone many major changes and evolutions in the past years; the way we manufacture and deliver goods to fuel our lives and economies have changed. Things like autonomous warehouses, where robots communicate with each other over Wi-Fi and more showcase that the future factories with technology is on its way.
The industry revolution, in which we are working is the industry 4.0. In addition, it is said that by 2020, the manufactures will invest over $267 billion in the industry 4.0.
The future will be revolutionized in five dimensions, viz.
The companies will be able to create and test things in a 3D-visual way before launching the actual product. Doing this will help minimize the manufacturing time and will also ensure that the manufacturing process delivers what industries want. Companies also use augmented reality to offer remote assistance to let people communicate through different locations and troubleshoot problems together.
Whether it’s the industrial design or the planning or production, skilled people are hired to test everything. Does the particular design fits the industry needs, will the design look good, and other R& D questions. Testing is the essence of the research and development, as many companies spend billions just to assure if the design fits the needs. In high-industries, people with high caliber are required to test such situations. And the new software is helping industries in data science and finance.
Automated warehouses use a moving robot with 3D movement capabilities to make manufacturing and designing task a breeze. You can also retrofit these fleet of robots into the existing warehouses. These robots are controlled by using a dynamic software system that also responses to the real-time work environment.
Automation is one of the most important aspects of the new industry, with more than half of the things completely automated. Further, automation offers accuracy and aids in increasing productivity, even in environments that are unsafe for humans. Another advantage of automation is that they will only do what you will ask them to do, nothing less, nothing more. Besides, automation also eliminated many tedious tasks which include implementing new technology and creating new jobs.
The 3D Technology:
The 3D printing helps to create tangible products, which previously were only seen after the development of the final product. In industries, it is one of the most fundamental change as it will give you opportunities to get into the real design. Let’s say, for a certain design, where you once needed 6-7 pieces, with 3D printing, you can get it at just one piece. Not only it reduces the waste, but it also cut down the wait time for designing and replacement of parts.
From advanced robots to the automated warehouses, technological advancements are everywhere in the manufacturing process!