Aeronautics and space

Highest level of precision for aviation and space travel

Smart Klaus – the digital worker assistance system enables compliance with the highest quality standards.

Quite simple

Quality assurance in aeronautics and space

In the aerospace industry, the highest quality standards are essential. All components must be precisely manufactured and mounted to ensure reliable functionality.

Because defects and errors have serious consequences. Therefore, manual production requires strict quality assurance and traceability.

With Smart Klaus, cost-, resource- and time-intensive processes are shortened. Costs are minimised at the same time. 

The camera-based assistant detects deviations to an accuracy of tenths of a millimetre thanks to a combination of deterministic algorithms and artificial intelligence.

PRECISE.SAFE.EFFICIENT.

Areas of application in manual production

All modules of the worker assistance system

SK Receipt

SK Receipt

Smart Klaus for the incoming goods inspection

 

The SK Receipt worker assistance system takes over numerous tasks in incoming goods: Automatic identification, quality inspection, documentation and booking. 

All in just one work step.

The demands on the expertise of the employees in incoming goods in the aerospace industry are high.

The quality control of a wide variety of individual parts requires an enormous amount of expertise and comprehensive knowledge of the product catalogue. In addition, the test results of each item must be documented to ensure complete traceability.

Smart Klaus reliably supports employees in these tasks and therefore makes it possible to meet the highest standards in incoming goods.

Die Qualitätskontrolle verschiedenster Einzelteile erfordert ein enormes Fachwissen und eine umfassende Kenntnis des Warenkataloges. Zudem müssen die Prüfergebnisse jedes Artikels dokumentiert werden, um eine lückenlose Rückverfolgbarkeit zu gewährleisten.

Der Schlaue Klaus unterstützt Mitarbeitende zuverlässig bei diesen Aufgaben und emöglicht es somit, höchste Standards im Wareneingang zu erfüllen.

Your benefits at a glance
  • Quality assurance of incoming goods through automatic visual inspection
  • Review of relevant automotive safety standards
  • Detection of minimal differences in very similar automotive parts
  • Mix-ups of components are excluded thanks to optical identification
  • Reduced search times and increased efficiency
  • Speed and precision remain constant
  • Digital work instructions and data for the incoming goods
  • Every employee becomes an incoming goods expert
Testimonials
Identify: Barcodes and plain text
Read bar code and plain text
Goods receipt: Small industrial components
Alfons Markert
Goods receipt: Electronic components
PR-TRONIK Elektronik Handels GmbH

We were able to ensure 100% quality assurance in incoming goods and inspection processes have been reduced by a total of 2/3 overall.

Peer Putzig, Head of production
Alfons Markert
SK Ident

SK Ident

Smart Klaus for automatic optical identification

 

The SK Ident worker assistance system identifies automotive parts within seconds based on their characteristics, and automatically displays associated data. It also reliably recognises QR codes, barcodes, RFID tags or labels. 

In the aerospace industry, small quantities of specialised components are often required. Therefore, fast and accurate identification of a large number of components is necessary.

Smart Klaus helps to meet complex challenges and a wide range of variants.

Der Schlaue Klaus hilft dabei komplexen Anforderungen und Variantenvielfalt gerecht zu werden.

Your benefits at a glance
  • Detection of minimal differences in very similar automotive parts
  • Mix-ups of components are excluded thanks to optical identification
  • Reduced search times and increased efficiency 
  • Speed and precision remain constant
  • Digital work instructions and integrated expertise for each product
  • Every employee becomes a product expert
Testimonials
End-of-line control for EPP components
IZOBLOK
Optical identification
Optical identification - Smart Klaus recognizes 1800 different trays
Recognize and classify
Smart Klaus recognizes and classify dishes

The error rate has dropped to 0. The expectation was to accurately identify components and then create inventory in the ERP system.

Lubomir Ogurcak, Head of logistics
IZOBLOK
SK Assembly

SK Assembly

Smart Klaus for manual mounting

 

The SK Assembly worker assistance system guides workers step-by-step through production processes using digital work instructions and permanent visual inspection. 

The industrial image-processing software checks whether a work step has been carried out correctly and provides feedback in real time. This virtually eliminates errors in manual mounting. 

Manual production in aerospace engineering requires extensive knowledge and precise craftsmanship to maintain narrow tolerances and produce high-quality products.

Smart Klaus reliably supports employees in their tasks and therefore makes it possible to meet the highest quality standards.

Your benefits at a glance
  • Consistently high quality in the production thanks to the visual inspection
  • 0 ppm possible – no more errors in the mounting process
  • Time savings and increased efficiency during mounting thanks to digital instructions and automatic visual inspection
  • Production defects and output are reduced
  • Speed and precision remain constant
  • Digital work instructions and integrated expertise
  • Flexible deployment of employees – everyone becomes a manufacturing expert
  • No more complaints
Testimonials
Fully digital plant chaining
Prettl electronics GmbH
0 PPM in MedTec
Gebrüder Schwarz
0 ppm in the automotive industry
Wielpütz GmbH & Co. KG

Our variant management is now significantly easier! New variants can be assembled and tested on the same day of teach-in.

Michael Karch, Technische Planung
MANN + HUMMEL
SK THT

SK THT

Smart Klaus for THT assembly

 

The SK THT worker assistance system guides workers step-by-step through THT assembly using digital work instructions and permanent visual inspection. 

The industrial image-processing software checks whether a work step has been carried out correctly and provides feedback in real time. This virtually eliminates errors in manual mounting. 

In manual THT assembly without a worker assistance system, human errors are unavoidable.

Consistently high concentration and accuracy cannot be maintained over several hours. Elaborate quality controls to identify and reject defective products are therefore an integral part of every manufacturing process.

The SK THT reliably supports these tasks and makes it possible to meet the highest quality requirements.

Your benefits at a glance
  • Consistently high quality in the production thanks to the visual inspection
  • 0 ppm possible – no more errors in the assembly process
  • Time savings and increased efficiency during mounting thanks to digital instructions and automatic visual inspection
  • Production defects and output are reduced
  • Speed and precision remain constant
  • Digital work instructions and integrated expertise
  • Flexible deployment of employees – everyone becomes a THT expert
  • No more complaints
Testimonials
Fully digital plant chaining
Prettl electronics GmbH
Electronics assembly
Enics
Identify: Barcodes and plain text
Read bar code and plain text

The downstream 4-eye control is no longer required. As a result, the process is more cost-efficient, quality-assured and less time-consuming. Employees can do something important during this time.

Robin Scheigele, Industrial engineer
Enics
SK Inspect

SK Inspect

Smart Klaus for optical quality control

 

The SK Inspect worker assistance system was specially designed for end-of-line quality assurance.

With this module, the worker assistant inspects and checks the quality of semi-finished and finished products after they have been fully mounted, and provides feedback. 

Manual processes are becoming increasingly complicated and require a high level of concentration and precision as well as extensive knowledge. To ensure that the increasing number of variants does not have a negative impact on the operational process, automated and digitalised methods of quality assurance with permanent and strict controls are indispensable in the aerospace industry.

Smart Klaus significantly reduces check times, without any skilled work at all, thereby speeding up the entire process.

Your benefits at a glance
  • Quality assurance thanks to the downstream optical quality inspection
  • Time savings and increased efficiency in end-of-line testing 
  • Speed and precision remain constant in the test process
  • Flexible deployment of staff – everyone becomes an end-of-line expert
  • No more complaints
Testimonials
0 PPM in MedTec
Gebrüder Schwarz
Outgoing goods: Medical cushions
Eisele
Identify: Barcodes and plain text
Read bar code and plain text

With the Smart Klaus, NIRA KSV GmbH reduces inspection times by 75% and significantly minimizes the need for reserve samples.

Jürgen Rieckert, Managing Director
Nira KSV GmbH
Lukas Hölzl
Customer consultant Medical technology

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