Y-Blog

Posted: 5/28/2020 1:27:16 PM by Sarah Mellish
Topics: Collaborative, EOAT

A key benefit of easy-to-use and quick to deploy collaborative robots (cobots), like Yaskawa’s Smart Series, is having an off-the-shelf ecosystem of end-of-arm tools and accessories. From grippers to sensors, and vision systems to tool changers, there are a variety of robotic tools to facilitate successful collaborative applications. Read More

Posted: 3/23/2020 3:47:44 PM by Doug Burnside
Topics: Additive Manufacturing, Collaborative, Consumer Products, Food & Beverage, Laboratory Automation, Manufacturing, New Technologies, Supply Chain

Depending on your industry, location and unique circumstances, many of us are facing a new and different type of reality. I’ve compiled a list with some of the types of challenges that manufacturers, distributors, and even clinicians may currently be experiencing: Read More

Posted: 3/12/2020 8:14:11 PM by Michael Castor
Topics: Collaborative

If you’ve recently thought about purchasing a robot to optimize production, then you may have questioned whether a human-collaborative robot (cobot) is right for your application. While a proper risk assessment and following ISO standards should lead the way in the decision-making process, here are some other aspects to consider. Read More

Posted: 1/22/2020 2:26:29 PM by Michael Castor
Topics: Collaborative, EOAT, Handling

Where does one start when choosing a robotic gripper that can effectively provide position, force and speed control to a part for accomplishing a specific task? Read More

Posted: 1/15/2020 6:20:44 PM by Sarah Mellish
Topics: Collaborative, Education and Training, New Technologies

The demand for higher quality products, more agile supply chains and high-mix low-volume production to remain globally competitive are just a few factors driving the uptick in robot implementation as manufacturers strive for greater flexibility, more versatility and lower costs. Read More
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