AUTOMATIC ASSEMBLY OF PLIABLE COMPONENTS

10 questions that anyone developing an assembly application for pliable parts needs to ask (part 1). It takes very little effort for pliable components such as cable harnesses and hoses to be deformed. When it comes to the assembly of pliable components, adaptivity is vitally important – previously one of the core competencies of [...]

By |2019-12-12T15:35:38+01:002019/03/28|Categories: Expert Blog|Tags: , , |

HUMAN-MACHINE-COLLABORATION – FOR A WORLD WITHOUT FENCES

The notion that robots can not only be entertaining but also useful has been well known in production environments and in daily life for a long time. Robot vacuum cleaners are used as small helpers in increasingly more private households. On the other hand, the fascination for new and smarter machines varies strongly in [...]

By |2019-12-16T10:56:38+01:002018/05/15|Categories: Expert Blog|Tags: , |

REQUIREMENTS FOR SAFE HUMAN-ROBOT COLLABORATIONS

Roboteranlagen sind aus unseren Produktionsanwendungen nicht mehr wegzudenken. Sie sorgen für Produktivität, Qualität und erledigen schwere und gefährliche Arbeitsaufgaben. Da die industriellen Robotersysteme mit hohem Risiko bewertet werden, sind Schutzkonzepte zumeist so gestaltet, dass Roboter und Mensch örtlich und/oder zeitlich voneinander getrennt arbeiten. Autor: Ulrich Hochrein Bis auf das Anlernen und die Wartung, für [...]

By |2019-12-16T15:41:54+01:002017/12/21|Categories: Expert Blog|Tags: , , |

TACTILE ROBOTS: WHAT THE ASSEMBLY IN THE FACTORY OF THE FUTURE LOOKS LIKE

Nowadays, robots produce car bodies almost without human intervention. However, a lot of manual work is still required to assemble the interior. There are several hurdles to overcome for the assembly of plastic parts with robots: special sensor technology, complex programming and safety at work in human-robot collaboration. EDAG PS does a lot of [...]

By |2019-12-17T10:59:15+01:002017/07/27|Categories: Expert Blog|Tags: , |