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Collaborative Robots on the Job: Safety & Liability

Collaborative Robots on the Job: Safety & Liability

Aside from the sizable boost they give to your productivity, how much thought and consideration have you given to how safe they around your other workers, the “humans”? Those claws sprouting from every cobot’s multi-axis arms look formidable, and they...

ISO/TS 15066 Explained

ISO/TS 15066 Explained

ISO/TS 15066 It’s been a long journey for the ISO committee containing members from 24 participating countries, including representatives from leading collaborative robot manufacturers, who began work on ISO/TS 15066 back in 2010. Designed to supplement the requirements and guidance...

Collaborative Robots

Collaborative Robots

A new army of industrial robots is descending; robots that can work with and alongside humans in performing work tasks previously needing separation between robot and human. Today, ever since the first appearance of robots in manufacturing over fifty years...

Collaborative Robots: Power and Force

Robots working alongside humans must be calibrated for safety. This download provides guidelines for the safe application of collaborative robots. According to the ISO’s new collaborative robot specifications, a power and force application comes with the chance of contact with...

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

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

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...