This article will explain the three technologies, that, based on Boston Consulting Group's Quality 4.0 study - will be deployed by most manufacturers who are planning to improve their quality management.
According to a recent report from Boston Consulting Group (BCG), "Quality 4.0 Takes More Than Technology," nearly two-thirds of manufacturers believe that Quality 4.0 will significantly affect their operation within five years.
It's no longer about identifying a problem and reactively taking the appropriate corrective action. It's about pinpointing a potential problem that could occur and applying all of the available data, methods, tools and technology to prevent it from ever occurring.
Every company is concerned about quality, but leading companies are leveraging automated systems and IoT data to test their products and improve quality at a new level. Leaders in this industry include Tesla, Raymond, and Daimler Trucks.
For the first time a Carbon fiber reinforced composite material for 3D printing, Windform SP by CRP Technology, has been used to manufacture the functional prototype of a driver airbag housing container. The test has led to very good results as the material exhibits an excellent mechanical performance in terms of high strength and impact resistance as well a good thermal stability between a low and high range of temperatures.