Industry

Zero-error production for manual assembly

Smart Klaus – the digital worker assistance system with which High-Mix Low-Volume succeeds with ease.

No more errors

Mastering variant diversity in industrial production

The production in industry consists of versatile, complex work steps and involves a high risk of error.

Production planning in a High-Mix Low-Volume production is demanding. Production and employees must adapt flexibly to constantly changing requirements.

With Smart Klaus, production and employees can adapt flexibly to changing requirements.

The camera-based assistant guides through complex manual processes while detecting deviations to an accuracy of tenths of a millimetre thanks to a combination of deterministic algorithms and artificial intelligence.

VERSATILE.FLEXIBLE.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 expertise in incoming goods for industrial manufacturing are high.

A wide variety of individual parts have to be identified and their quality checked. To ensure traceability, comprehensive documentation of the test results for each item is also required.

Verschiedenste Einzelteile müssen identifiziert und auf ihre Qualität hin kontrolliert werden. Zur Sicherstellung der Rückverfolgbarkeit ist zudem die Dokumentation der Prüfergebnisse jedes Artikels erforderlich.

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
Goods receipt: Electronic components
PR-TRONIK Elektronik Handels GmbH

We achieved a time saving of 40% per booking record and work completely error-free.

Stefan Portmann, Managing Director
PR-TRONIK Elektronik Handels GmbH
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 industrial production processes, fast and accurate identification of components is crucial. This is a challenge, especially when there is a large number of variants, similar looks and a wide variety of lettering.

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

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. 

The industrial sector is in a state of continuous change. The challenge is to reduce costs while improving quality. This requires optimisation of supply chains, efficiency improvements in production and continuous process improvements.

With the SK Assembly, you have the right assistance system on your side.

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

You work much faster, because you (...) are shown exactly (...) where the workpiece needs to be placed - and that simply saves a considerable amount of time.

Worker at Siemens in Fürth
Siemens AG
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. 

Manuelle Prozesse werden zunehmend komplizierter und erfordern ein hohes Maß an Konzentration und Präzision sowie umfangreiches Wissen. Damit sich die steigende Variantenvielfalt nicht negativ auf den Betriebsablauf auswirkt, sind automatisierte und digitalisierte Methoden der Qualitätssicherung in der Luft- und Raumfahrtindustrie mit permanenten und strikten Kontrollen unabdingbar.

Der Schlaue Klaus reduziert die Kontrollzeiten erheblich, ganz ohne Facharbeit und beschleunigt dadurch den gesamten Prozess.

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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