IMPROVEMENT OF THE HEAT TREATMENT PROCESS IN THE INDUSTRY 4.0 CONTEXT

1 GRABOWSKA Sandra
Institution:
1 Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Materials Engineering and Metallurgy, Katowice, Poland, EU, sandra.grabowska@polsl.pl
Conference:
27th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials, Hotel Voronez I, Brno, Czech Republic, EU, May 23rd - 25th 2018
Proceedings:
Proceedings 27th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials
Pages:
1985-1990
ISBN:
978-80-87294-84-0
ISSN:
2694-9296
Published:
24th October 2018
Proceedings of the conference were published in Web of Science and Scopus.
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Abstract

Dynamically changing conditions of business activity, rapid development of new technologies, increasing intensity of competition, progressing globalisation pose for entrepreneurs new, much more difficult principles than before, especially due to the increase of intensity and complexity of the environment. It is reflected in the necessity of continuous improvement of processes and their quick reorganisation.The aim of the article is to analyze individual stages of the heat treatment process to indicate the complications, errors and quality defects of products created at the manufacturing stage. The Ishikawa diagram was used to improve the quality. However, taking into account that the world is on the verge of the next industrial revolution, the directions of improving the heat treatment process in the context of Industry 4.0 have been indicated.

Keywords: production process, Ishikawa diagram, Industry 4.0

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