Fixture Planning for Multi-Workpiece Setup for Make-to-Order Industry


  • Anas Ma'ruf Bandung Institute of Technology
  • Edwin Syalli Siregar Bandung Institute of Technology


fixture planning, modular fixture, 3-2-1 pin location


An alternative method to reduce setup time is to simultaneously carry out fixture planning for several parts in one setup plan. This is possible due to the size of the parts, which are relatively small compared to the size of the machine work bed, typically found in a make-to-order industry. This research proposes a fixture planning method for multi-workpiece setups. The fixture planning method comprised two stages: 1) multi-workpiece layout; and 2) 3-2-1 pin location. An example of a multiple workpiece setup is illustrated in this paper to point out the method's applicability. Future research activity will integrate the proposed collaborative human-robot assembly design system method.

Author Biographies

Anas Ma'ruf, Bandung Institute of Technology

Faculty of Industrial Technology, Bandung Institute of Technology

Jl. Ganesha 10, Bandung 40132, Indonesia

Edwin Syalli Siregar, Bandung Institute of Technology

Faculty of Industrial Technology, Bandung Institute of Technology

Jl. Ganesha 10, Bandung 40132, Indonesia


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How to Cite

A. Ma’ruf and E. S. Siregar, “Fixture Planning for Multi-Workpiece Setup for Make-to-Order Industry”, Jurnal Teknik Industri: Jurnal Keilmuan dan Aplikasi Teknik Industri, vol. 26, no. 1, Mar. 2024.