The UR+ (pronounced “UR Plus”) program validates plug and play end of arm tools (EOAT) and accessories like grippers, vision, software and robot stands. These products and accessories have been tested and certified to work seamlessly with UR cobots.
Industry experts cite automation and technology as two key factors helping companies recover in the year ahead. This white paper shows how collaborative robots can play a role in helping companies succeed in the Covid-19 world.
Based in Tacoma, WA, Tool Gauge manufactures precision metal and plastic components for the aerospace industry. Like a lot of U.S. manufacturers, the company faces two main challenges: beating overseas competitors and containing staffing costs in a tight labor market.
Sometimes, the best assembly is no assembly. If a feature can be formed or created in a part, rather than added to the part on the assembly line, then that's one less process step engineers have to worry about.
Headquartered in Columbus, IN, Cummins Inc. manufactures engines, generators, and components for trucks and tractors, such as turbochargers, exhaust systems and filtration products. Cummins engines can be found in trucks, buses, recreational vehicles, construction and agricultural equipment, military vehicles, and even large boats. The company tallied $23.6 billion in sales in 2019.
Manufacturers are turning to collaborative robots in record numbers to solve automation challenges. But what is a collaborative robot, and how can this technology be safely applied to screwdriving processes?
Automation has become easier than ever with collaborative robots. No longer do you need to be a degreed engineer to program robots to handle assembly, screw driving, welding, sanding or inspection tasks. Cobots are user friendly, easy to program and flexible enough to be moved to different areas of your facility.
This white paper discusses how developments in robotics technology has led to a rise in lean integrators, whose unique structures and focused areas of expertise are critical to delivering automation benefits for small to medium enterprises.
On Demand The COVID-19 pandemic had a major impact on all industries, with manufacturing being hit particularly hard. As the industry restarts operations following shutdown, leaders struggle to create the “new normal.” Experts cite automation and technology as two key factors in helping companies succeed going forward. Leading the automation pack are collaborative robots or “cobots” – robots that are safe, easy to program and cost-effective.