Machine Design

How to Make Your Robots Move (.PDF Download)

As robotics use continues to expand across industries from automotive and electronics to consumer goods and plastics, system designers and integrators have more choices than ever in how to implement these robots. According to the Robotic Industries Association, a new record was set in the first quarter of 2016 with more than 7,400 robots valued at $402 million ordered by North American companies alone. With regard to applications, the largest gains occurred in spot welding, assembly, and material handling...

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