When considering a palletizing solution powered by UR cobots on your production line, calculating the return on investment is crucial to determine whether to make an investment or not. For those of you considering palletizing with cobots from UR, we’ve collected all the key information you need to make the calculation.
The benefits of collaborative automation are undisputed – more profitability, productivity, flexibility, higher quality, and even more employee satisfaction. Given the current economic landscape, manufacturers need these advantages now more than ever. Cobots are a proven, valuable, and accessible solution for manufacturers.
Thirty years ago, full servo-controlled robots of any kinematic configuration were rarely deployed in injection molding applications. The most common approach was to deploy a simple three-axis, point-to-point Cartesian robot that was machine mounted. By Joe Campbell, senior manager of applications development, Universal Robots.
Collaborative robots or “cobots” are a new class of robots that are bridging the gap between fully manual assembly and fully automated manufacturing lines. This has become a critical competitive advantage for small and mid-sized specialty medical device manufacturers and is helping to fill automation gaps for larger OEMs.
If you’re looking to automate with robots, it’s important to build a solid business case if you want to know the true value of robot automation. Many businesses calculate ROI by using the payback period, which is taking the cost of the robot and then dividing it by the monthly salary of the worker. It’s important to note if...