In 2017, robot sales increased by 30% – the number of robot installations had never increased so strongly before. It is 2019 now and IFR has recently published preliminary figures for the robotics industry for 2018. What is the current state of industrial robotics?Continue reading “Statistics of industrial robots market”
Robot + seawater doesn’t look like a good combination. With proper shielding everything is possible, but why would anyone install a robot on a ship?Continue reading “Marine robotics”
Are you studying for an exam in robotics? Or maybe you need to hire a future robot programmer for your company? In both cases, a list of theoretical questions about industrial robotics could be useful. I have prepared this list mainly for myself, but if you have any good question to add then feel free to leave a comment 🙂Continue reading “Questions for robotics exam (or job interview)”
How many times have you thought, “This cable isn’t that stretched?”
Hoses and cables mounted on the robot are often the main factors limiting movement range, often causing unpredictable production stops. Dress packs are also one of the major reasons for online adjustments of robot motions.Continue reading “Smart dress pack (and other solutions) to increase robot MTBF”
Wirelesses teach pendants for robots are allowed to use (at least in the European union and the USA) for over 10 years. During this period they don’t become popular.Continue reading “Wireless teach pendants for robots”
I know that KUKA robots have many fans around the world. Maybe you are one of them? Especially for you I found three things about this robot producer which are not commonly known.Continue reading “KUKA Robotics – Three Things You Didn’t Know”
Term “robot” is often misused. Especially in marketing or banking sector. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) suggest that we are using a kind of robot to automate the workflow of business processes. But in reality, this is a “regular” software (not a mechanical device) which learns how to make things by observing user behaviour. No robots (in classical meaning) at all.Continue reading “Robotic Process Automation – no industrial robots involved!”
Cobots, cobots everywhere!
Collaborative robots are gaining popularity so producers offer more and more models. If you are looking for cobot with particular parameters (payload, reach, DoF) go to this collaborative robot lists. With more than 130 devices included, this is the most complete cobots list on the internet.
Industrial robots – textbook
A great, fast way to understand the robot revolution. Everything you need to know about Robotics from beginner to expert! Learn more ⏩
Find three differences between the two pictures:Continue reading “Different robot models, same parts?”