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Use cases 18 June, 2021 Digitalisation Innovation BDIH

SK Inspect, inspection software for component quality improvement

GKN Automotive
GKN Automotive

GKN Automotive is, to the automotive industry, the only supplier focused on driveline technologies with a presence in 20 countries throughout 5 continents. The company pursue to address several needs: automating control processes, optimising the traceability of the components and implementing automatic productive decision-making.

To this end, and making use of Big Data and Cloud, AI and 3D visualisation, GKN has implemented a 3D dimensional inspection system based on optical scanning. This has been achieved by using structured light within the process of the forging line in medium heat, with the capacity to analyze the history of measurements and make better decisions.

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A quality improvement project is initiated while addressing several challenges: obtaining complete part information through scanning technology; increasing measurement accuracy on the production floor; dispensing with experts to launch the measurement and interpret the report; and traceability.

Area of the company where the solution is focused:

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Legazpi (Gipuzkoa)

Benefits of the Solution:

  • Powerful, non-contact in-plant measuring tool
  • Improved productivity
  • Scrap reduction

Incorporated Technologies:

  • Big Data
  • IA
  • Cloud
  • 3D

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