WU Jianlong, SHANG Rui. Research on Configuration Optimization of Escalator Assembly Profiles based on SAP System[J]. International Journal of Plant Engineering and Management, 2018, 23(4): 247-254

Research on Configuration Optimization of Escalator Assembly Profiles based on SAP System
WU Jianlong, SHANG Rui
KONE Elevator Co., Ltd., Jiangsu Kunshan 215300, China
A new method for quantity configuration of escalator linear profile in SAP system is proposed. This method is to create the calculation formula of the assembly length of escalator linear profile according to the characteristic value of escalator, the requirements of assembly process and the technical specification of packaging and transportation, and then optimize the configuration method in SAP system. It avoids the waste caused by the SAP system configuration of 6 m long profile that needs to be cut to the actual length, which reduce the scrap rate of escalator assembly profiles. It provides an example to reduce manufacturing cost by improving the configuration in SAP system without change of assembly process.
Key words:    escalator    profiles    configuration    optimize    SAP system   
Received: 2018-03-26     Revised:
DOI: 10.13434/j.cnki.1007-4546.2018.0407
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Author description: WU Jianlong is a escalator senior engineer in KONE Elevators Co., Ltd. His research interests are escalator design and manufacturing process improvement.
SHANG Rui is a escalator code expert in KONE Elevators Co., Ltd. His research interest is escalator code.
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