Glossary

  • 3D Printing
  • A-Frame conveyor
  • Acceleration
  • Accumulation conveyor
  • Accuracy
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Adhesive & Sealant
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Advanced Materials
  • Agile Manufacturing
  • ANSI/RIA Safety Compliant
  • Arc
  • Arc Flash
  • Arc Screen
  • Arc Welding
  • Articulated Robot
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Assembly Line
  • Assembly Line Balancing
  • Assembly Robot
  • Augmented Reality
  • Automated Assembly
  • Automated Electrified Monorail
  • Automated Guided Vehicle
  • Automated Parts Tracking
  • Automated Production Line
  • Automated Storage & Retrieval System
  • Automation
  • Automation System
  • Autonomous Mobile Robot
  • Body/Chassis Marriage (Mate)
  • Bodyshop
  • Bottleneck
  • CAD
  • Calibration
  • Capacity
  • Capacity Requirements Planning
  • Carousel
  • Carrier
  • Carts
  • Casting
  • Cell Height
  • Cell Length
  • Cell Width
  • Cellular Manufacturing
  • Center of Gravity
  • CG Offset
  • Chain Conveyor
  • Chassis
  • Circular Manufacturing
  • Clamp
  • Clinching
  • Cobot Welding
  • Cognitive Engineering
  • Collaborative Robotics
  • Collaborative Workspace
  • Collision Prevention
  • Collision Sensor
  • Continuous Operations
  • Control
  • Control Panel
  • Controller
  • Conveyor
  • Coordinated Motion
  • Crane Access
  • Cybernetics
  • Cycle
  • Cycle time
  • Deburring
  • Deceleration
  • Deflashing
  • Deflection
  • Degrees of Freedom
  • Differential Speed Control
  • Digital Transformation
  • Dispensing
  • Dissimilar Metals
  • Doweled Robot Mounts
  • Drawn Arc Stud Welding
  • Drayage
  • Drop Center Positioner
  • Dual Zones
  • Dunnage
  • Duty Cycle
  • Edge Computing
  • Electric Vehicle
  • Electrification
  • Emergency Stop
  • Enabling Device
  • End Effector
  • Ergonomic
  • Experience Engineering
  • Factory Automation
  • Fastening
  • Feasibility Study
  • Ferris Wheel
  • Final Assembly
  • Finishing
  • Finite-Element Analysis
  • Fixed Automation
  • Fixed Headstock Positioner
  • Fixed Table
  • Fixture
  • Flexibility
  • Flexible Automation
  • Flexible Manufacturing System
  • Flexible Tooling
  • Footprint
  • Framing System
  • Friction Stir Welding
  • Fusion Skills
  • Gage
  • Gantry
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Grinding
  • Gusset
  • Hand Guiding
  • Head Shaft
  • Headstock/Tailstock Positioner
  • Helix
  • Hemming & Seaming
  • High Mix, Low Volume Production
  • High Volume Production
  • Hinged bridge
  • HMI Controller
  • Hoists
  • Horizontal Reach
  • Horizontal & Vertical Integration
  • Human-Machine Interface
  • Indexing
  • Industrial Automation
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Industrial Robot
  • Industry 4.0
  • Industry 5.0
  • Information Technology
  • Infrared
  • Inspection
  • Intelligent Automation
  • Intelligent Manufacturing
  • Interface
  • Interlock
  • Internet of Things
  • Islands of Automation
  • Jig
  • Joint Motion
  • Jointed Arm Robot
  • Just-in-time
  • Kitting
  • Laser
  • Laser Area Scanners
  • Laser Brazing/Soldering
  • Laser Cutting
  • Laser Machining
  • Laser Navigation
  • Laser Welding
  • Lathe
  • Layout
  • Leak Test Machines
  • Lean Integrator
  • Lift Cart
  • Lift Tables
  • Light Curtain
  • Limiting Device
  • Linear Motion Robot
  • Load Cycle Time
  • Load Height
  • Lock
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Machine Vision
  • Machining
  • Machining Center
  • Magnetic Belt Cconveyor
  • Magnetic Navigation
  • Man-Hour
  • Manifesting
  • Manipulator
  • Material Forming
  • Material Handling
  • Material Removal
  • Material Transfer
  • Maximum Work Envelope
  • Mechnical Indexing
  • Metal Deformation
  • Methods Analysis
  • MIG Welding (Metal Inert Gas)
  • Milling
  • Mixed Navigation
  • Mobile rack
  • Mobile Robot
  • Modular
  • Modular Base
  • Modular Platform Base
  • Modularity
  • Molded pallet
  • Moment of Inertia
  • Offline Programming
  • Online Programming
  • Operating Work Envelope
  • Orientation
  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness
  • Overhead Conveyor
  • Overhead Crane
  • Overhead Crown Robot Mounting
  • Overhead Travelling Crane
  • Pallet
  • Palletized Base
  • Palletizer
  • Payload
  • Pendant station
  • Perimeter Guarding
  • Pick and Place Robot
  • Picking
  • Pitch
  • Plasma Cutting
  • Plasma Welding
  • Platform/Fork length
  • Pneumatic
  • Pneumatic Distribution Station
  • Point of Operation
  • Poka-Yoke
  • Polishing
  • Positioner
  • Positioning
  • Power and Free Conveyor
  • Power Distribution
  • Power & Force Limiting
  • Powered Conveyor
  • Predictive Maintenance
  • Pressworking
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Process Control
  • Productivity
  • Program
  • Program Verification
  • Programmable Automation
  • Programmable Logic Controller
  • Projection Welding
  • QR Code Navigation
  • Quick Change Tooling
  • Quick response
  • Quotation
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Rectilinear Robot
  • Reengineering
  • Refurbish
  • Reliability
  • Render
  • Repeatability
  • Resistance Spot Welding
  • Resistance Welding
  • Restricted Work Envelope
  • RFID
  • Risk Assessment
  • Robot
  • Robot Axis
  • Robot Base
  • Robot Cell
  • Robot Controller
  • Robot System
  • Robot System Integrator
  • Robotic Welding
  • Roller Conveyor
  • Safe Guarding
  • Safety Rated
  • Sanding
  • Scissors Lift
  • Self Guided Vehicle
  • Self-Piercing Riveting
  • Semigantry crane
  • Sensor
  • Sensor Interlocked Access Points
  • Sensor Protected Work Zones
  • Sequential Laser Processing
  • Servo Control
  • Servo Drive
  • Servo Motor
  • Servo Track
  • Sheet Metal Operations
  • Shielded
  • Shielding Gas
  • Shuttles
  • Simulation
  • Single Point of Control
  • Single Source Provider
  • Singularity
  • Sizing
  • Skid
  • Skyhook Positioner
  • SLAM Navigation
  • Slat Conveyor
  • Smart Factory
  • Span
  • Spatter
  • Stack Light
  • Standard Cell
  • Start-Up
  • Steered Wheel Control
  • STEP File
  • Structural Components
  • Sub-Assembly
  • Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sweep Diameter
  • Swing
  • System Integrator
  • Table Height
  • Tagline
  • Takt Time
  • Teach Mode
  • Teach Pendant
  • Throughput
  • Tier
  • TIG Welding
  • Tilt/Rotate Positioner
  • Tilter
  • Time and Motion
  • Tolerance
  • Tool
  • Tool Bed Length
  • Tool Center Point
  • Tool Changer
  • Tool Diameter
  • Tool Fixture Plate
  • Torch Maintenance Station
  • Torque Tube
  • Total Quality Management
  • Tow Line Conveyor
  • Tray
  • Tray Sorter
  • Trolley Conveyor
  • Tugger AGV
  • Turnkey Solution
  • Turntable
  • Turntable Diameter
  • Turntable Positioner
  • Ultrasonic Welding
  • User Experience
  • Vertical creep
  • Vertical Lift Module
  • Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor
  • Vertical Travel
  • Virtual Reality
  • Vision Systems
  • Warehouse
  • Warehouse Management System
  • Weld Automation
  • Weld Gas Flow Meter
  • Weld Ground Isolation
  • Weld Grounding
  • Weld Power Source
  • Weld Robot
  • Weld Torch
  • Welding
  • Welding & Brazing
  • Wire Detect Sensors
  • Wire Feeder
  • Work Envelope
  • Work Piece
  • Work Station
  • Work Zone
  • Yoke
  • Zero Friction Wire Delivery
  • Zero Pressure Accumulation Conveyor