The rise of the EOAT

How does End of Arm Tooling fit within robotic integration When engineers integrate industrial robots into a manufacturing facility, the benefits are vast, and the increased productivity is widespread. Gains in production time, usage of labor efficiently and downtime becomes deterred. It’s important to note that while industrial robots would be considered for integration their…Read more

Fanuc’s robots keep breaking records

First they developed the largest robot, now Fanuc is breaking records again! We’ve covered FANUC Robotics on this blog in the past and described how they are one of the leading robotic manufacturers globally. The company has built a recognizable brand, most synonymous with automotive producers and stars within most automotive advertising spots littered throughout…Read more

Robotic integration provides value

Why integrating industrial robots into your facility offers value Integrating industrial robots within manufacturing facilities across all industries took root in the 1960’s at a General Motors assembly line in New Jersey. UNIMATE became the first industrial robot and performed spot welding and also extracted die castings at the GM plant. These types of robots come…Read more

Why industrial robot safety is essential

How to ensure safety during industrial robot operation The first law of robotics: a robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. Isaac Asimov’s three laws of robotics are a cornerstone of sci-fi literature, but the unfortunate truth of modern industrial robots is that they…Read more

Repairing Fanuc equipment, components and parts

Fanuc is the owner of the indistinguishable color among industrial robots. The company’s name is an acronym for Factory Automation and Numerical Control. The company is the largest manufacturer of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) systems, which are produced from Fanuc’s 22 country operation and reportedly have a 65% market share. Spanning across various industrial applications,…Read more

Which type of industrial robots led Q2 sales?

Previously, we looked at reports from the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) that showed new records set from sales statistics regarding industrial robots. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the report from RIA again and discover which types of industrial robots are leading sales and also learn the application use for each type….Read more