Sudden downtime of a Ford Motor Company assembly line was paralyzing an auto body plant in Canada.
The problem was the electrical connectors for the 1000 amp power cable hardwired to the welding robots.
When a robot’s arm rotated to perform a weld, the cable and electrical connector would rotate with it, eventually causing fatigue on the connection. Repairs were extensive because the electrical connection was hardwired. The entire assembly line had to stop for as much as 24 hours at a time. Big problem.
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