FAGOR ARRASATE, press machines manufacturer, and GOIZPER, clutch-brakes manufacturer and FAGOR ARRASATEâ€™s supplier, are immersed, among others sectors, in automotion. This sector requires high quality and reliable machines with a quick suppliers answer for any kind of need. Machine downtimes are the biggest money loss within this sector. The key for reducing downtimes becomes focusing on the critical components, instead of treating each part of the machine. In this case, the clutch-brake is one of the vital parts of a mechanical press machine, so this part has been sensorized.
CREMA platform approaches this topic detecting clutch-brake failures and providing an analysis of the degradation of this component. Moreover, a real time Marketplace speeds up the customer assistance management, where different maintenance service teams can be chosen depending on various features; such us, technical skills, location or availability.
CREMA platform is being validated in a FAGOR ARRASATE's working mechanical press machine which contains a GOIZPER clutch-brake. The developed software and algorithms have been tested in this machine. FAGOR ARRASATE and GOIZPER agree that the validation of each part of CREMA is essential in order to provide a high reliability product to their customers.
FAGOR ARRASATE and GOIZPER have experienced that CREMA platform will reduce the intervention time, manufacturing in advance the substitution parts. Besides, both industrial partners have proved that this platform will reduce considerably the unscheduled machine downtimes.