Robots to do the Heavy-Lifting

Robots to do the Heavy-Lifting

Manufacturing Technology Insights | Friday, June 28, 2019

In recent time, end-user industries such as oil and gas, construction, manufacturing, aerospace, and healthcare industries are the spectators of the significant traction for high precision automated drilling robots.

FREMONT, CA: In the recent past, the robotic drilling market has garnered attention from leading enterprise owners, robot manufacturers, and capital. The flexible benefits of industrial robots have reduced costs and improved functional efficiencies, without compromising quality.

At present, the industrial robot continues to observe an increase in its capacity of application across diverse end-user industries in spite of its high capital expenditure and total cost of ownership. Business robots have a profound impact in process simplification or help in improved efficiencies across sectors such as automotive, manufacturing, and electronics industry, among others. The steady development in machine vision, pattern recognition, and sensing technologies maintain to increase the scope of the application across other end-user industries.

The drilling industry has experienced a seamless transition towards adoption of robots for resourceful as well as precision-based drilling applications. The user interface, robotic control, depth sensing technology, and a kinematic model of the robot are a few significant factors that play an essential role in the development of a reliable and capable automated drilling robot. The usual approach towards drilling utilized management, show timely action as well as process understanding based on its application and end-user industry.

The key to productively build an efficient drilling robot depends on the communication, such as the ability to sense the real world and through continuous response and supervision form the employees. The unvarying investment in research and development by the manufacturers towards recognizing improved depth sensing and robotic control system to progress with the robot agility and ingenuity skills is likely to improve their capabilities soon.

The available drilling robots currently focus on superior lifting capacity, high degrees of motion, improved accuracy, ability to exchange tools and end-effectors as well as increased spinning capabilities. The rising integration of different artificial intelligence approaches like ML, pattern recognition, predictive analytics, and AI driven strategies help in improved environment sensing abilities for the drilling robots.

In addition, leading players in oil and gas, aviation, and manufacturing industry are providing a platform for assisting innovative and creative robotics drilling solutions through collaborative partnerships and open competitions. Furthermore, increasing advancement in Artificial intelligence and ML abilities and its following integration in robotics software for improvement of superior robotics solutions is soon to be witnessed globally.

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