Y-Blog, March 26, 2018
Manufacturers that utilize a distributed manufacturing system (DMS) often experience greater flexibility of production processes, which is key to lowering supply chain costs and meeting increased consumer demands. Automation advancements, like the implementation of collaborative robots (cobots) on the factory floor, further the argument for distributed manufacturing. Human-robot collaboration (HRC), where a cobot shares a common workspace with a human operator to efficiently carry out a defined task, is the basis for future intelligent production.
Welding Productivity, January 2017
Robot manufacturers are taking a step back from their large, industrial robot focus and catering to a need for smaller, self-contained robots that can work side-by-side with people.
Visit Yaskawa at iREX 2017 Tokyo, Japan, November 29-December 2 to see the HC10 first hand.
Engineering.com, May 8, 2017
Bernardo Mendez, Sr. Product Manager, Yaskawa Innovation, discusses the the new Motoman HC10.
Y-Blog, December 14, 2016
This may come as a surprise given what we do for a living, but installing an industrial robot to take over grimy or monotonous work may not always be the answer. That’s because not all robots are equal.