Many Tier I and Tier II supplier contracts are requiring more and more assembly line ready components, pushing manufacturers to expand their operations beyond their core competencies while still meeting volume demand. One method of keeping pace is machine tending with robots.

The Universal Robot can be side mounted or inverted fairly easily. This video will walk you through the configuration process to invert mount your collaborative Universal Robot.

When working with robotic arms, several considerations must be accounted for, including the weight of End of Arm Tooling + payload. This calculation is affected by the tooling AND payload's center of gravity.

When finding an alternative to a ball screw or belt drive mechanism, the linear shaft servo can have many advantages.

Many in the industry considered collaborative automation a passing fad that would stay in its niche or disappear. That is no longer the case and many players in the industry are developing and improving collaborative offerings.