Buying a Refurbished Robot
Don't let the words "Refurbished Robot" scare you! See how you can save more money without sacrificing quality.
If you're thinking about automating a process in your manufacturing line, but you just aren't quite sure if you can afford the initial cost of a new robot, we have a great solution: Refurbished Robots! The sticker shock when shopping for a new robot can be scary, but knowing there is another option that is easier on your wallet reduces the fear of automation.
So what exactly is a refurbished robot?
A refurbished robot, much like a used car, is a machine with a past. It has been previously used by another company, and when it comes to a robotics integrator, it needs some tender loving care. However, unlike a used car, a used robot can easily be restored. When properly refurbished, a robot's life is extended to a comparable lifespan of a new robot. It can then be re-integrated into the manufacturing world performing the same, or different, task as before.
Refurbished robots should undergo thorough inspections, be stripped down and properly cleaned, worn or faulty parts replaced, grease replaced, wiring and cables checked, and finally tested and repainted.
How do you trust the quality of refurbishment?
Not every refurbisher handles refurbishment the same. It is important to understand what is completed throughout the process and know what measures that company takes to ensure quality is preserved.
A good way to validate a refurbishing company's product and services is to check for certifications. Being a certified integrator from leading robotic brands and industry organizations means the integrator has proven that it is capable of upholding industry and manufacturer standards. Another great way to measure quality and build trust is the amount of experience, past customer satisfaction, and their ability to evolve over time.
How much $$$ can you save?
The difference in price alone is enough to sway many customers to buying a refurbished robotic option. Customers can save 30-40% or more when choosing a refurbished option. This can mean a lot for a smaller company that doesn’t get the benefit of large volume discounts. They can buy a refurbished robotic system at a fraction of the cost of buying new and remain competitive in their market.
Why buy a refurbished robot from RobotWorx?
Now that you know that you can save money and get the same results by automating with a refurbished robot compared to a new one, who do you trust to give you the best price and quality product?
At RobotWorx, we have over 25 years of experience refurbishing robots for re-integration into the manufacturing world. We continue to show that a proven product can be restored and quality preserved when properly refurbished. We take pride in our rigorous reconditioning process and stand behind the quality of our products. Every robot comes with our Value Package, which includes: a warranty (to include parts and labor), training at our facility, functionality demonstration, inspection and reconditioning report, and continued customer support and service throughout the life of the robot.