Automated Pouring in Casting Processes
Problem: When pouring is based on visual confirmation of a number plate mounted to the mold, the influence of dust, high temperatures, vibrations, or other conditions particular to the production site make work very difficult. The number plate is difficult to see because of dust, increasing the likelihood of human error. The versatility to switch between different types of operation and high work efficiency, essential for responding to a variety of needs, are difficult to attain. Store information about the mold number and pouring hole position in Data Carriers (ID Tags) mounted to the molds. Read the information from the Data Carriers on the molds with an Antenna mounted to the pouring machinery, and perform pouring work (automatically) based on this information.