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The spotlight is on Delta's SCARA (Selective Compliance Assembly Robot Arm), and the debut of vertical multi-joint robot, which bring together smart factory solution, motion control solution, and IoT (Internet of Things) solution.
ABB has developed FRIDA (Friendly Robot for Industrial Dual Arm Assembly), a collaborative inherently safe assembly robot that is expected to reduce integration costs significantly by offering a standardized hardware setup and simple fitting of the robot into existing workplaces.
Its new LR Mate 200iD/7C articulated arm and M-2iA delta style assembly robot are both capable of operating in high-pressure, high-temperature wash-down environments, meeting individual Retailer Codes of Practice (COP) and the latest hygiene and product line integrity requirements set out by the British Retail Consortium.
These two handling systems represent real alternatives to expensive and complex robot systems such as robots with delta kinematics and Scaras (selective compliant assembly robot arms.
Here are a few examples of some relevant tech that you should be aware of in the assembly robot realm.
Vision system will be sense the status in the shelf storage, assembly robot and also the orienting and positioning of the parts.
For more routine assembly, packaging, palletising or pick and place duties, we would opt for a 4-axis or SCARA (Selective Compliant Assembly Robot Arm) robot, which has two rotary joints at the 'shoulder' and 'elbow,' a linear joint that provides the vertical positioning, and a simple wrist joint.
Roche is also author of the idea of the viab, a programmable construction assembly robot.
Available in both benchtop and selective compliance assembly robot arm (SCARA) models, these fully programmable robots are said to improve process efficiencies, reduce production costs and result in minimal material waste, according to the manufacturer.
Spot welding robot orders skyrocketed 102%, assembly robot orders jumped 100%, material handling was up 52%, and arc welding grew 46%," notes Donald A Vincent, executive VP of the 25-year-old association based in Ann Arbor, MI.
The total cost of owning an assembly robot begins with the purchase of the complete unit, hardware and software included.