CNC Automation for the Medical Industry
Profitable and Flexible CNC Manufacturing in the Medical Industry
Automating the CNC manufacturing of high-precision medical makes production profitable and flexible at the same time. Automation enables high spindle hours and resource utilization, fast and reliable lead times, constant quality, full traceability and proactive production planning for flexibility even when facing sudden changes. Want to know how? Download our CNC automation guide from below!
Fastems is the leading supplier of CNC automation solutions for variable batch manufacturing. We’re an open-integrator with over 40 years and 4000 systems worth of experience – many of them in the medical industry. We integrate your CNC machines and supportive processes to one highly productive unit operated with our industry-leading MMS control.Get your free CNC automation guide
CNC Automation Applications Include Parts for:
- Dental care equipment
- Mammography machinery
- Artificial bone structures
- Breathing machinery
- General subcontracting within the industry
Typical Production Challenges Include Factors Such As:
- More customization and amount of variants
- Shorter lead times and planning horizon
- Costs & tied capital reduction
- Demand variance
- Traceability needs
- Availability of workers
- Constant quality
Automate Production – Not Just Movement
Learn how to get the most out of your CNC machines and other equipment in the medical industry. Apply batch production automation best practices summarized below:
- Stabilize and integrate manufacturing process steps
- Automate physical part transfers throughout the value chain
- Benefit from automated, intelligent production planning software
Case Examples from the Medical Industry
Read more about the solutions we have delivered to production setups with the need for high precision parts with varying batch sizes.
We communicate the due date and the quantity required, then MMS can ‘play chess’, says Peter Doyle, COO at Hirsh Precision.
CNC Industries invests in Fastems FMS. The result? Maximized spindle uptimes and flexibility to schedule for just-in-time delivery to customers.
The word “flexible” takes on a completely new meaning with the Fastems Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS), Multi-Level System (MLS).
Find the Right Solution for Your Production Needs
Here you can browse and filter our CNC automation solutions suitable for the medical industry based on the machine tool process type, quantity of machines, typical batch size and whether or not pallet automation is needed. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, not to worry – as an open integrator we have the means to automate almost any machine tool!
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FPT - Flexible Pallet Tower
Easy plug-and-play pallet tower that supersedes traditional pallet pools and automatic pallet changers.
FPS - Flexible Pallet System
Modular FMS for multiple 4 or 5 axis milling or mill-turn machine tools with 300 to 630 mm pallets or zero-point plates.
FPC - Flexible Pallet Container
Easy and extendable pallet automation solution that supersedes pallet pools and automatic pallet changers.
MLS - Multi Level System
Integrates any machine tools in the world together. Comes with industry leading software, tool automation and various auxiliary processes.
Flexible production of heavier workpieces in varying batch sizes thanks to the Manufacturing Management Software (MMS) by Fastems.
TSC - Tool Service Cell
Tool Service Cell is a robot-based setup cell that automates the cutting tool renewal process.
AMC - Agile Manufacturing Cell
AMC is robot-based manufacturing cell that brings the traditional benefits of flexible manufacturing for direct machine tending.
Robotic Production Cells
Automated machine tending systems with modular design. Integrates to value-adding processes like deburring or measuring.
Automated tool logistics save money by increased unmanned production hours and secured availability.
ALD - Autoloading Cell
Automated raw material loading and ready part unloading with a robot – stable quality and longer unmanned production periods.
RFC - Robotized Finishing Cell
Automated grinding, polishing, deburring and other finishing processes for increased quality and unmanned production hours.