Case Study: Consumer goods

Assembly line system for 5-fold cutting units

Fully automated assembly, testing and packaging of 5-fold cutting units for safety razors.
Manufacturing facility with several connected PIA variable base cells, consisting of four interlinked base cells. Safety razors for women and men.


  • Automatic parts feeding
  • De-stacking of curved blades
  • Feeding sacrificial anodes from a roll and cutting them to length
  • De-stacking trimmer blades and cutting them to contour
  • Assembly of all components
  • US welding
  • Laser marking DMC and proofreading
  • Image processing for surface, completeness and blade distance
  • Packaging in dispensers

Cycle time: 60 parts/minute = 1 second per part

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