A Sunny Disposition

Cort, Adam
January 2009
Assembly;Jan2009, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p66
This article focuses on solar panel manufacturers who are increasingly employing robotics to help curb the costs of automating the integration of photovoltaic cells into solar panels. A robot equipped with a large, frame-style gripper will quickly pay for itself in terms of waste costs and breakage. As stated, robots are also well suited to solar panel assembly because of their ability to quickly adapt to product changes.


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