5 Benefits of Industrial Robots

5 Benefits of Industrial Robots

Juan Hernandez, Manager, RPA, Dow

Juan Hernandez, Manager, RPA, Dow

The manufacturing companies are using robots as it can improve the safety of the workplace and the quality of the job. 

Today industrial robots are used in several industries, including automotive, food processing, metal forging, and plastic manufacturing. It simply means that in a manufacturing environment, robots are the preferred option for any complex task.

Robots are typically used in high-volume operations, but recent technological advances have seen them tested in small and medium-sized operations. Robots may assist a manufacturer in addressing issues like workplace security, international market competition, labor shortages, and many more.

Industrial technology is constantly evolving to assist manufacturers in meeting rising customer demand and remaining competitive globally. The use of technology in factories has opened up new possibilities for businesses to become safer, more competitive, and profitable.

Advantages of industrial robots

Top 10 Industrial Robotics Solution Companies - 2020Increased efficiency

Industrial robots can complete tasks more safely and quickly than humans. They can also complete tasks with greater precision. It is supported by the fact that they are used in process automation, which would have previously required a considerable amount of time and energy.

Improved quality

Industrial robots can produce high-quality products with more accuracy and efficiency due to their high levels of skill. Quality control tests to determine whether the items follow the desired standards take less time when high-quality products are manufactured.

Improved working environment

Humans are not used to performing repetitive activities, and certain tasks in the manufacturing world are considered too demanding and unsafe for humans to manage, due to which machines are used in such cases. The use of robotics in the workplace dramatically increases safety and working conditions.

Longer working hours

Robots, unlike human bodies, remain unaffected by fatigue, disturbances, or decreased attention spans. They can work around the clock and still can be highly productive. It has been determined that when a robot replaces a manual operator who operates for similar periods, output increases by 40 percent. Robots do not take breaks or sick leaves.

Creation of New, Better Jobs 

There is a common misconception that robots would potentially replace humans, but this could not be further from the truth. The introduction of robots merely modifies existing work. They can take over time-consuming or challenging tasks that people don't like. There are customized robots that can even improve quality and productivity. 

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