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ROBOTICS

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ROBOTICS INDUSTRY

Aerospace
The aerospace industry uses a variety of applications that need to be performed with
extreme care and precision. These applications include pain??ting, welding,
dispensing, inspection, sealing, and drilling, along with other rigid manufacturing
applications. An uneven coat of paint on an aircraft affects fuel economy and payload
capacities.

Agriculture
With a growing population and food demands increasing regularly, the agriculture
industry knows how important it is to move quickly to ensure the supply meets the
demand. The agricultural industry uses robots for a wide variety of tasks to meet these
demands. Robot platforms can carry workers to pick fruit, and some automation can
pick the fruit itself. There are also autonomous robots that can harvest crops in the
field.

Appliance
When someone thinks about appliance automation, the first thing they probably see is
a robot vacuum cleaner or lawnmower. While there is quite a bit of research going into
engineering autonomous robots that can perform household chores, there are many
more robots that are involved in appliance automation behind the scenes. Robots from

the place that started it all! This is where industrial robots got their start. etc. lay brick. get jobs finished faster. Companies are constantly changing their products and their packaging to keep their products new and vibrant in this wide-ranging. weld steel beams. Automotive The automotive industry . Today. pour foundations. lay sidewalks. painting. Consumer Products Consumer products is an industry that is ever-changing. and FANUC are capable of performing applications that boost productivity in the appliance industry. assembling. industrial robots from companies like Motoman. and performing heavy material handling applications for the automotive industry. By investing in robots to assemble building materials. ABB. FANUC. Since the 1960s. A company that makes consumer products has to be able to keep up with what the consumer wants. and it is an impossibility with hard automation. cutting. among other uses. the automotive industry continues to drive robotic sales as demand creates a need to quickly crank out the supply. Motoman. Construction The construction industry is using robots more and more to put up buildings. construction companies are able to reduce construction costs. press tending. highly competitive market. This is not easy to do with human workers.manufacturers like KUKA. and increase the structure's longevity by cracking down on errors. . and that means being able to easily change and reprogram their production. ABB. improve safety for workers on the job. and KUKA have been welding. cut down on construction site waste.

Companies are deciding to switch to robotics because the ease of use has increased and the popularity of robotic automation has caused prices to drop significantly. Robots are currently being used by the military to look for mines and disarm IEDs. and KUKA. Motoman. Industrial robots are proving to play a vital role in manufacturing energy efficient and alternative energy products. and other products that reduce our dependence on fossil fuels are assembled. ABB. and KUKA . welded. Food Packaging The food industry uses robots to perform applications that need to be fast and consistent. Electronics The electronics industry has emerged as a hotbed for robotics integration. Solar panels. These mobile 46 axis compact robots are able to grip these objects and detonate or disarm them without causing harm to any human soldiers. This type of industry lends itself well to the use of robotics. and handled by industrial robots designed by ABB. Used for handling and packaging. The alternative energy industry is constantly moving and changing. Energy The future is green… and robotic.Defense The defense industry is becoming automated in many different ways. Motoman. FANUC. FANUC. wind turbines.

Industrial robots. it can be difficult for human workers to keep up a consistent work pace throughout a shift. A foundry is a place that processes metal in different forms. Furniture / Fixtures Industrial robots weld. However. until that day comes. fixtures are metal and need to be bent and shaped to specific forms. No matter what. assemble. Efficiency leads to more flexibility and a leaner industrial process. This type of metal manipulation is easy with a handling robot. Heavy Truck Heavy trucks. and FANUC robotics companies. which can later be used for building furniture. are an integral part of our transportation system. Because of the heat. Robotic vision and precision allows these robots to handle food products in a much faster and efficient manner than traditional methods. can also saw lumber. like semi-trucks.industrial robots help streamline food packaging processes. Researchers are currently attempting to develop trucks that are autonomous or a hybrid of self-driving and human driving. Foundry Foundries are some of the best places to see the importance of industrial robots in motion. KUKA. there are plenty of industrial robots that are involved in the heavy truck industry behind the scenes. Motoman. and cut metal and other materials every day. whether it be molten or solid. Why would that not translate to furniture and fixtures? For the most part. . foundries are hot places. something that people in that profession lack. like those made by ABB. which will possibly give truck drivers the ability to rest.

and taking vitals. ABB. which ensures that the workcell fits perfectly into the company’s process. spot welding. robots have not always been the easiest fit in job shops. but it has become a reality . With the flexibility of industrial robots and work cells today. performing surgeries. Metal Products The metal product industry encompasses many applications. Robots are becoming more active in the field. Customized workcells are designed through a collaboration of the company and RobotWorx engineers. Hospitals in some countries even deploy robots to clean rooms and tend to patients. They are delivering medicine.robots have entered the medical field. Times they are a-changin'. these systems have become small batch friendly and perfect for the job shop industry. including arc welding. and not just behind the scenes. cutting. The small batch applications performed in job shops did not make sense for many robots of old. press tending. Many older model industrial robots were made to suit high volume/low mix parts. and Motoman industrial robots perform many of these applications flawlessly. Mining . Medical It seems like the plot of a science fiction B-movie. drawing blood. KUKA.Job Shop In the past. FANUC. and material handling.

They are also helping to perform the mining itself. and cases of packaged product can be tolling. Pharmaceutical When it comes to the pharmaceutical industry. FANUC.Industrial robots help manufacture parts and machinery for the mining industry. Industrial dispensing robots manufactured by FANUC. Robots are able to handle large rolls of paper for printing. Not only is it a tedious process. mistakes are not tolerated. stress. Motoman. or repetitive movement injuries in human workers. KUKA. The wrong medication can lead to severe consequences. Industrial robots also assist in welding machinery together and cutting. These robots can save time and money by performing the applications more easily than manual procedures. robots aren't only helping the mining industry manufacture machinery. But. while also being able to transfer paper from one machine to another. Heavy-duty Motoman. Paper / Printing Motoman. and KUKA robots lift. but it can also cause fatigue. Packaged Goods A vital part of the packaged goods industry is moving product from one place to another. and transfer parts. ABB. and KUKA help with medication dispensing in large hospital and pharmacy settings. and KUKA industrial robots perform handling and palletizing tasks even in the paper/printing industry. Traditional methods of moving these boxes and cases were strenuous and physically demanding. boxes. ABB. They can also be used to stack boxes and cases of paper on skids for transport to either the consumer or a warehouse. and Motoman relieve workers from performing these tasks. . ABB. remove. Moving pallets. FANUC. FANUC. which can slow down the production line and decrease worker morale. Industrial packaging and palletizing robots from ABB. Robotic vision also increases efficiency and accuracy by “seeing” the correct medication that needs to be dispensed or sorted.

pick and place (such as packaging.org/wiki/Industrial_robot An industrial robot is defined by ISO 8373[1] as an automatically controlled. industrial robots from Motoman. design and use of robot systems for manufacturing(a toplevel definition relying on the prior definition of robot). .wikipedia. and KUKA to weld products. assembly. and numerous other applications. tend machines. and testing. all accomplished with high endurance. painting. Typical applications of robots include welding. product inspection. polishing. Recreational Equipment Recreational equipment spans a large range of products. The field of robotics may be more practically defined as the study. grinding. FANUC. and KUKA lead the industry in quality. and precision. Companies in both the rubber and plastics industries can see high changeover in their parts. many manufacturers in the recreational equipment industry turn to industrial robots from Motoman. ABB. with part life cycles getting shorter and shorter as brands change and reshape to keep current with the marketplace. palletizing and SMT). speed. reprogrammable.Plastics / Rubber When it comes to manufacturing plastics and rubber. https://en. from sports equipment to camping and other recreational pursuits. FANUC. multipurpose manipulator programmable in three or more axes. To keep costs low and quality high. palletize cases of products. ABB. and other industrial applications with precision and quality that exceed industry standards. These robots perform injectionmolding.