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Collaborative Robots: Speed and Separation

Collaborative Robots: Speed and Separation

Robots working alongside humans must be calibrated for safety. This download provides guidelines for the safe application of collaborative robots, especially with regards to speed and separation. In a speed and separation operation, the goal is to control the distance...

Collaborative Robots: Safety-Rated Monitored Stop

Collaborative Robots: Safety-Rated Monitored Stop

Robots working alongside humans must be calibrated for safety. This download provides guidelines for the safe application of collaborative robots, especially with regards to safety-rated stops. Under a safety-rated stop, cobots are designed to stop when a person enters a...

Collaborative Robots: Hand Guiding

Collaborative Robots: Hand Guiding

This download outlines how cobots can be trained and limited by human operators. Omron explains how collaborative robots can be maneuvered by human workers to certain positions in hand guiding operations while following safety requirements. Included are guidelines for hand-guiding...

Collaborative Robots: Risk Assessment

Collaborative Robots: Risk Assessment

Before you operate cobots, follow these steps to assess potential hazards. A risk assessment is required for all industrial collaborative robot systems. The integrator is responsible for completing the initial risk assessment, and there should be special consideration for situations...

Collaborative Robots: An Introduction

Collaborative Robots: An Introduction

Collaborative robots promise to be safer, as recognized in a new ISO standard. In this first of a series of downloads, Omron defines relevant terms related to this growing category within industrial automation. Familiarize yourself with ISO definitions and terms...

Intellectual Property Considerations for the Robotics Industry

Intellectual Property Considerations for the Robotics Industry

To be a successful business, you need a comprehensive and strategic plan for intellectual property protection of technical developments and enhancements, including design elements. A strong intellectual property portfolio provides several competitive advantages for robotics companies of all sizes—whether positioning...

Choosing the Right 3D Printing Technology for your Application

Choosing the Right 3D Printing Technology for your Application

Fused deposition modeling (FDM) and PolyJet are two of the most advanced and effective additive manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing technologies available. They span the range from budget-friendly, desktop modeling devices to large-format, factory-floor equipment that draw from the capital...