The Future of Manufacturing: 3D Digital Factory

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A digital factory is a production facility that includes many digital technologies like IoT (Internet of Things), artificial intelligence, robotics, Big Data and many more. These technologies are the pillars on which Industry 4.0 is based on to lead to the path of a new industrial model. In other words, the digital factory is something in which people, machines, products, and raw materials share valuable information about all the stages of a production process.

Transformative Technology driving the Digital Factory Innovation

Digital technologies have started to create major changes in how companies operate. The digital factory movement has started to change several processes and some of the disruptions that are driving these changes are:

The ever-growing ability of small manufacturers to be part of the competitive market by offering highly specialized and customizable products.
An increase in the use of robotics and software that heightens the role of automation via real-time data transmission.
Enhanced use of modern supply chain strategies that can reduce operational and production costs.
Forecasting ability to adapt to the market abilities at any given time.


Business Benefits of Digital Factory Design:

With the digital factory design, there are a host of advantages that a builder/designer has apart from saving on resources. All the planning phases of the production and construction can be optically diagrammed by integrating animation and 3D simulation.

The digital factory design can analyze the machinery and transport routes before the installation of equipment.

Digital factory can also be used to optimize the material flow in the production promptly. The main advantage is that all processes can be streamlined and the production process takes place in a flexible and energy-saving manner.


Tasks that can be managed with the help of digital factory design

Digital factory helps in reducing redundant data.

It helps with organizing several processes, resources, and operational funds.

Additionally, you can visualize the tasks and the responsibilities in the process chain.

Organizations are not quite ready to adopt innovative ideas quickly. Most companies do not get the right balance and miss out on the large potential that digital factories have to offer. But by breaking down the hurdles one by one, building a strong team, and by focussing on creating a great experience, you can become a digital leader and disrupt the competition out there!


What AXICADES does

AXISCADES is a leading, end to end engineering solutions and Product Company. We bring expertise that caters to the digital, engineering and smart manufacturing needs of large enterprises. With decades of experience in creating innovative, sustainable and safer products worldwide, AXISCADES delivers business value across the entire engineering lifecycle.

Here are some of the works that we do under 3D digital factory development and validation.


Systematic Layout Planning

1. Concept Floor space requirement
2. Capacity Planning Calculations, Process flow, Logistics Plan.
3. Overall Site Plan Overall Budgeting calculations & funding results.


Design of Concept Layout

1. Develop and Validate the Site plan with space requirements
2. Detailed study of Process, Fixtures
3. Perform Detailed capacity calculations


Design of Detailed Layout

1. Detail Assembly Layout
2. Optimize the Layout
3. Design Fabrication Layout
4. Develop detailed layout for Tool room


Detailed Layout Validations

1. Validate and provide solution options for Sub assembly, Main line, Fabrication, etc…
2. Validate layout with all potential issues like, interference, reachability


Facility & Accessories Modelling

1. Develop 3D Layout from concept 2D layout
2. 2D Layout from concept Layout or 3D JT layout


Animation Creation

1. Create virtual layout walkthrough for high level presentation
2. Fixture functionality videos

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