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Speeds will be improved, space will be saved, safety will be enhanced, and programming will be simplified for most all CNC operations using the collaborative Universal Robots.  Workers will no longer have to tackle the ergonomically unfavorable manual CNC tasks and repetitive work and will be free to conduct more important tasks.

If your production line is seeking easy collaboration, accurate handling, and fast paybacks for your injection molding application, than look no further than the Universal Robot collaborative series.  UR robots will bring ultimately productivity and short-run manufacturing to injection-molding businesses of all sizes and help automate a wide range of tasks with their different collaborative robots.

Universal Robots Pick and Place collaborative robot arms bring a host of amazing talent to every production line they take part in.  They are collaborative, safe, and able to increase product accuracy and shrinkage reduction.The beauty of UR pick and place robots is their productiveness; they can run 24/7 and don't require breaks or sleep.  They can run autonomously, enabling your human workers to get involved in more important tasks.

If you are looking for a workcell that can fearlessly conqueror small to medium sized parts or affordable wire-to-weld solutions for medium-volume production runs, then either the ArcWorld 200 or ArcWorld 500 is the perfect choice for you.  They are fully customizable and can handle parts up to 1 m in size and a payload up to 550 kg.

Manufacturers need to consider not only how workers can be safe around the robots, but also how the robot can increase safety for workers.  Amongst the most important justifications to use industrial robots may be to put them in the fields where they are shielding people from working in dangerous environments that require the handling of hazardous materials such as explosives, to carcinogens, to radioactive substances.

Safety is a primary concern when considering robotic industrial automation. Precise, productive, and dependable, robots are valuable industrial workers. But they are strong and fast enough to cause severe to fatal accidents if a worker enters a work area at the wrong time. A robot that is properly installed with well-trained users has all the safety features necessary to keep everyone protected.In 2013, the Robotic Industries Association updated the safety requirements (ANSI/RIA R15.

Aircraft manufacturing companies, including Beechcraft, Cessna and Stearman Aircraft, made their way to Wichita in the 1920s and 1930s to establish their manufacturing plants. As the city grew, it became known as the “Air Capital of the World.” Many of those original factories, along with a few additions, including Boeing, Learjet and Spirit AeroSystems, still operate in Wichita today.

Submerged Arc Welding, also known as SAW, is the process that involves the formation of an arc by electrodes.  The arc then uses its electrical charge to pass through a welding wire and the work piece for the application.  The difference between submerged arc welding and regular arc welding is that the welding wire, arc, and weld joint are covered by a layer of flux.  The flux creates a pathway for the arc to travel through to the material that is being welded.

Precision is everything in welding, especially when it comes to orbital welding. Unlike regular metal welding, where you work along a seam on a flat surface, orbital welders have to work along the curvier metal areas, like the circular shape of a pipe. FANUC has many arc welding robots that are perfectly suited to perform orbital welding.

When designing a robotic workcell, it is important to understand the way you manuever the workpiece into position for the robot to work on.  Choosing the right type of positioner will depend on the type of product, the application and how the part needs to be moved to optimize production.  RobotWorx offers a variety of positioners that can be implemented into your work area.

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