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The efficiency and reliability of an industrial robot largely depend on its end-of-arm tooling. However, engineers often forget that the interface between the end-effector and the robot arm also plays a critical role.
These specification guidelines for automated assembly systems will give you more consistency where consistency is beneficial, and more variety where variety can help you take your business to the next level.
A difference has emerged between the equipment buying practices of the more traditional industries, such as automotive, appliances and consumer goods, and those of the life science, heavy equipment and green energy markets.