Decreasing Injury Potential with Machine Loading Robots
Machine loading and unloading can be a tedious, and sometimes treacherous, job for workers, especially if they are not paying attention during the loading and unloading process. That is why machine loading robots are so attractive to manufacturers these days. Not only can machine loading robots improve the cycle times for the loading and unloading process, but robotic systems are also not susceptible to the injuries that can harm human workers.
Many different companies have machine loading robots, especially those in the transportation industry. Several parts have to be stamped or pressed when you are building a vehicle, and those parts have to be loaded and unloaded out of machines. When robots are performing the loading and unloading applications, cycle times decrease dramatically, which allows manufacturers to get parts made more quickly and produce more vehicles.
However, speed is not the only advantage of using a machine loading robot, as mentioned above. When a company invests in a robotic machine loader, they are investing in an increased up-time for their production line. Robots do not get sick, and they do not get injured, either by the machines or by the repetitive movements that these jobs require. That means that production downtime and shutdowns due to lack of workers is no longer an issue for manufacturers. With robotic machine loading and unloading systems, manufacturers are able to fill orders on time, and make sure their customers get the best parts possible.
Are you interested in learning more about machine loading and unloading robotics? Then you should pick up the phone and call RobotWorx, an integrator for several different robotics companies, including FANUC, KUKA, ABB, Universal Robots, and Motoman. Our staff is highly-skilled in the art of robotic integration, and they will assist you through every step of the process, including the building and customization of your system, ensuring you get the best product for your money.