What to Expect When Budgeting for a Robotic Welding System
Once a technology imagined and used for Fortune 500 companies with big assembly lines, robotic automation is now a necessity for most small, medium and large businesses alike to keep competitive. Simple to justify for large quantity runs for automotive and consumer products in the past, today’s cost-effective robots and automation systems are tackling tough jobs for a wide range of applications in nearly every industry.
Elevate Your Process and Production at WMTS
Come immerse yourself in cutting-edge technology at the Western Manufacturing Technology Show (WMTS)! Over 75 industry suppliers will be on hand at the Edmonton EXPO Center (Edmonton, AB, Canada) to highlight and demonstrate the latest technologies, including high-performance robotic automation. Plus, attend complimentary presentations and SMART sessions covering timely industry topics and Canada’s business climate.
Why are Risk Assessments Necessary for a Collaborative Application?
With any industrial robot application, adhering to the applicable industry and OSHA safety standards is critical to ensuring the safety of anyone that may interact with it intentionally or unintentionally. This involves performing a task-based risk assessment, ensuring that the prescribed risk reduction measures are correctly chosen through verification, and then tested to ensure that they work as designed by validation.