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by vrwhitcomb0001
Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: EET-255 Advanced Topics in E.E.T./Automation
Topic: Week #1 & #2: (1/21-31) Lean, Six Sigma, 5S & 6S
Replies: 10
Views: 738

Re: Week #1 & #2: (1/21-31) Lean, Six Sigma, 5S & 6S

All the links posted are effectively speaking about the same concepts, reducing downtime, eliminating inventory, reducing movement, streamlining production flow and eliminating defects.
Vinny Whitcomb
by vrwhitcomb0001
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: EET-265L Lab - Evening
Topic: Week #9: (3/18-22) Progress Reports
Replies: 3
Views: 334

Re: Week #9: (3/18-22) Progress Reports

This week we came up with a comprehensive plan and parts list for the turn tables and position indication portion of the project. We decided to purchase a 12vdc electric motor with built in gear reduction attached to a worm gear that would drive the turn table, a 1" stroke air cylinder to operate to...
by vrwhitcomb0001
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: EET-265L Lab - Evening
Topic: Week #6: (2/25-3/1) Progress Reports
Replies: 1
Views: 189

Re: Week #6: (2/25-3/1) Progress Reports

On week six we discussed the role of the "dobot" in the automatic dispensing unit. Bob was able to gather the needed Unistrut for the structure of the project and we assigned tasks to people based on their individual skills. I also turned in some quarter inch tubing and assorted 90 degree, tee and s...
by vrwhitcomb0001
Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: EET-265L Lab - Evening
Topic: Week #5: (2/19-22) Progress Reports
Replies: 1
Views: 191

Re: Week #5: (2/19-22) Progress Reports

This week we discussed further logistics regarding the automated drink dispenser. we also discussed what parts would be needed. Bob said he would be bringing in Unistrut, associated brackets, springnuts and maybe some hardware. Professor Jagadowski was looking into purchasing the 1/4" solenoids for ...
by vrwhitcomb0001
Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: EET-265L Lab - Evening
Topic: Week #3: (2/4-8) Progess Reports.
Replies: 4
Views: 351

Re: Week #3: (2/4-8) Progess Reports.

This week we discussed the specifics of the mechanicals regarding the automated adult beverage dispenser. We discussed using air pressure to dispense the soda then using a rotary style "dosed" alcohol dispenser. Professor Jagadowski purchased the dosed dispenser and we spoke of the possibility of us...
by vrwhitcomb0001
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: EET-265L Lab - Evening
Topic: Week #2: (1/28-2/1) Progress Reports
Replies: 5
Views: 430

Re: Week #2: (1/28-2/1) Progress Reports

January 30, 2019 On Wednesday we voted on what the class project would be. We spoke on the pros and cons of the different options, the educational value of each project, the variability of systems and the scalability of each project idea. We decided on an adult beverage dispenser at the end of the n...

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