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Industrial robots are essential parts of any factory, and they enhance the safety, efficiency, and overall quality of a manufacturing plant.
FREMONT, CA: Robotics industrial automation is revolutionizing the face of production. Manufacturers worldwide are deploying some form of automation to become more efficient, safe, and ultimately to boost revenues. While some benefits are obvious, there may be more than people think. From food processing to production, industrial robots are becoming essential. Highly-automated and programmable, these machines perform repetitive tasks with high precision, reliability and throughput. Here are some of the key industrial robotics applications.
Industrial robots are suitable for industrial assembly lines. They reduce wait times and potential production bottlenecks. A high accuracy rate results in a low chance of defective products. In comparison, human workers need breaks and time off and get tired from repetitive manual tasks. Industrial robots can function continuously.
Picking and Packing
Industrial robots can perform work that needs agility, consistency, and flexibility, which human workers do not possess. For picking and packing, robots rapidly and accurately organize products in a warehouse and offer them a shelf, workstation, or other destination. In several situations, warehouse picking by industrial robots can perform the task quicker than humans. This keeps a warehouse operating seamlessly and efficiently.
Material removal comprises cutting, deburring, sanding, polishing, and routing. Industrial robots are the perfect solution for these tasks due to their high precision and efficiency. It mitigates the chance for human error, which can also be expensive. Operators can program and adjust robots for various cutting and material removal needs. By leveraging robots, manufacturers improve safety by avoiding a human from the factory floor, where personnel is exposed to hazardous tools and fumes.
Industrial robots are leveraged in painting because they outperform humans in terms of coating application and work time. For human workers, accurate painting needs a keen eye, precise brush strokes, and an estimate of paint coverage. It is an imprecise and time-consuming operation. Small and hard-to-reach components are seamlessly coated with paint. As with material removal robots, they are reprogrammed for new paint patterns.