The Benefits of Industrial Robots

The Benefits of Industrial Robots

Laura Davis, Manufacturing Technology Insights | Thursday, September 02, 2021

Robots minimizes manufacturing costs by obviating the need for internal compensation for human pay.

FREMONT, CA: In recent years, the manufacturing sector has seen an exponential increase in the usage of industrial robots and automation. With increased production efficiency, safety, and quality assurance at the forefront of businesses' priorities, it's predictable that significant continued investment and use of robotics in manufacturing facilities worldwide. While some may view robot automation as a danger, the reality is that when industrial robotic automation is integrated with human labor, the benefits of industrial robotic automation are multiplied and can help firms accomplish their production goals more effectively.

Increased Productivity

Industrial robots are capable of completing jobs precisely and repeatedly without the need for stoppages or breaks. This capacity to perform continually without becoming fatigued enables robots to be highly productive and can result in a rapid return on investment for manufacturers. Additionally, the precision of robots implies that fewer errors are produced throughout the manufacturing process, which frequently results in a reduction in waste and production costs.

Consistent Quality and Speed

Industrial robots can perform regular activities with consistent quality and speed, allowing for more predictable and higher production output while also ensuring that products are consistently manufactured to the exact specifications. Industrial robots' capacity to perform mundane tasks also enables employees to be assigned to more challenging and gratifying jobs that are also less risky.

Increased Safety at Work

A reduced margin for error equates to increased worker safety. Robots can operate in hazardous situations and perform jobs that would be considered dangerous for human employees. For example, robots can work in hazardous conditions with elevated dangers, such as mining or some form of manufacturing. Manufacturers can dramatically reduce occupational hazards by adopting robotic automation technologies for certain operations.

Increased Utilization of Floor Space

Finally, because robots do not require the same room as humans, manufacturers can utilize their floor space more efficiently to accommodate additional inventory or manufacturing lines. For instance, large aisleways designed for human navigation can be shrunk to provide the exact minimum clearance required for a robot to walk.

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