Fuji is at the forefront of Smart Factory technology redefining offline set up and maintenance. With conservative baseline assumptions, we've been able to quantify how Fuji's Automation Tools can improve overall quality maintenance while significantly increasing users time and cost savings. In some cases, a Fuji Auto Tool investment pays for itself in 2 months with an annual cost savings of $250,000 dollars!
The Auto Feeder Maintenance Unit not only cleans and lubricates the vital sections of feeders, but eliminates the need for special skills by proactively performing measurement and inspection.
100 Feeders per Day
Manual Maintenance Time: 11 min
Auto Feeder Maintenance Time: 3.3 min (200 seconds)
Skilled Labor Rate: $25 per hour
Auto Feeder Maintenance Unit users experience a return on investment within 3 months with an annual labor cost savings of $255,552 dollars per year.
Changeover can be accomplished faster by fewer operators with the Auto Reel Loader to automate the work of setting reels on feeders. This tool reduces loading a reel from 55 seconds to 17 seconds.
300 feeders per job
2 changeovers per line per shift
Shifts: 2 per day
Work Days: 5 per week
Unskilled Labor Rate: $15 per hour
Manual Reel Loader Time: 55 seconds
Auto Reel Loader users realize a return on investment in 2 months with an annual labor cost savings of $249,480 dollars per year.
Fuji's Auto Head Cleaner cleans heads, checks cleaning results, performs airflow and pressure inspections to ensure stable production. Using the Auto Head Cleaner, cleaning time is reduced from 26 min to 8 min. Anyone can thoroughly clean heads regardless of the operator level, eliminating the need for skilled labor.
Performing the appropriate maintenance is key to maintaining high quality. The auto header cleaner will improve the stability of production lines and reduce the error stops that lower operating efficiency.
The automation of offline set up and maintenance achieves a validated and traceable system essential for smart factory standards. Through the integration of Fuji's Automation Tools factories benefit from significant long-term cost savings.