Director of Product Development
Rick has over 33 years robotics experience. At Seiko Instruments, Rick’s teams helped create the first PC based robot controllers, integrated robot vision solutions and the core robot development software for Epson Robots (used in thousands of factories worldwide). Rick is part of the global team that creates all Epson robot products.
Proper part feeding is critical to assembly and many other robot automation applications. With parts getting smaller and more complex how can someone new to robot automation figure out the best way to feed parts for optimal results? And with the high mix / low volume requirements for many products, what are the best solutions that will work well for both today and tomorrow? We will review the basics of part feeding including the following key areas and much more: