TITLE

Robots Can Help With Test, Inspection Applications

AUTHOR(S)
Sprovieri, John
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Assembly;May2008, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the benefits of robots in manufacturing. He mentions the reasons why machine tending is the most common task for robots in test and inspection, including error-proofing. Mounting a camera to the robot is said to save integration costs and allow the supplier using the robot to inspect different models without spending time on changeover. According to Milton Guerry of Schunk Inc., a robot can perform an inspection while it handles a part.
ACCESSION #
33517977

 

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