Robots move at a high rate of speed, eclipsing their human counterparts in many different application areas. However, there are some robots that move at higher rates of speed than others, making them preferable to companies that have fast production lines, like those companies in the food and beverage industry, for example. With these faster, high-speed robots, the companies that feed us are able to get food out to stores at a more rapid rate.
In the food industry, robots are becoming a staple to ensure that food gets out to customers as fast as possible. High speed robotic systems are used in these types of industries because of the incidence of food spoilage. If food is left sitting for too long without being packaged, boxed, palletized and shipped, the company may lose money, because the food may be spoiled or close to spoiling before it ever gets to the grocery store for the customer to purchase.
That is why these higher speed robotics are in depended on by the food and beverage industries. While these high speed robots are a great way to improve the productivity of the line, they also stave off injuries that workers may have suffered due to the repetitive nature of the job. When workers are injured or off work because of sickness, the line slows down or shuts down completely. With high speed robots, there is no need to shut down the line. These robots do not suffer from injuries like workers would, and they are able to work 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to ensure that the production lines run fast and smooth.
Would you factory benefit from a high speed robot on the production line? If so, then you should contact RobotWorx, a certified integrator for top robotics companies, including FANUC, Motoman, Universal Robots, KUKA and ABB. Our staff will work with you to assist you in the building and customization of your robotic system, ensuring that all of your needs are met in the process.