Mary Kay Morel

Contributing Writer



Programming multiple robots

October 23, 2003

By:

In many applications—such as large-component welding, press-tending lines, and multiprocess cells—running multiple robots from a single point of control assists in preventing collisions, simplifying the programming structure, and reducing integration cost. This approach also meets the American National Standards Institute/Robotic Institute of America (ANSI/RIA) R15.06-1999 safety standard.

Continue Reading

Getting a handle on robotic tube, pipe automation

April 15, 2002

By:

The requirements and parameters of automated handling of tubular products are worth a second look, especially if you want to do the job well.

Continue Reading

Robotic press tending: available equipment and its effects on press productivity

February 19, 2001

By: ,

Robots offer an alternative to automatic transfer presses in applications in which parts must be reoriented (tilted, rotated, or flipped) as they are moved between operations. When selecting a robot for press tending, three of the many features to be considered are size, flexibility, and mountion options.

Continue Reading