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Örebro University, School of Science and Technology.
Örebro University, School of Science and Technology.
Örebro University, School of Science and Technology.
2010 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Abstract [en]

The aim of this thesis is to investigate if an automation of the manual packaging process at Legosan AB is profitable. Legosan AB, located in Kumla, performs subcontract work of dietary supplements and medical products to companies within Europe. The chapter

portal robot is used in the other. As there are several options in the choice of packaging robot the suggestions of improvement are divided into two different designs. Other machines and equipment necessary for the different suggestions of improvement are showed and their measurements are presented. The chapter ends with a problem discussion.

Nulägesanalys describes how the manufacturing process and the packaging process operates today and aims to give a good understanding of the processes, layouts and material flows. This is showed through layout sketches, process mapping and a frequency study. The chapter ends with a specification of requirements. In the chapter Förbättringsförslag two different suggestions of improvement is presented in two different designs that is present by layout sketches and process descriptions. Also the investments and measures are described in the different suggestions. In the first suggestion a four-axis pallet robot is used while a kartesian iii The analysis of investments shows the costs that appear due to the implementation of the suggestions of improvement. In addition pay-off time is calculated and a capitalization calculation is shown. In the chapter Slutsatser och Rekommendationer pros and cons for the different suggestions are discussed. Finally a solution is recommended.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. , 60 p.
Keyword [sv]
robot, automatisering, paketering, legosan
National Category
Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics
URN: urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-11204OAI: diva2:326340
Subject / course
Mechanical Engineering
Available from: 2013-11-26 Created: 2010-06-22 Last updated: 2013-11-26Bibliographically approved

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