• Font Size:
  • A
  • A
  • A

ASK THE EXPERTS

Ask a Question


Find the Answers You Need. Ask Questions that Matter to You.

Ask one of our experts a question or search below to see Q & A threads in your area of interest.

Category: All

We're planning to go through ISO 13849 certification this year, but we're looking for a consultant to provide some insight before we start the certification process. Does anyone have this expertise?

1 Reply » Click Here

What is the maximum perimeter guard sweep height allowed under 15.06 2012? It was 12".

1 Reply » Click Here

What ISO standards do you recommend that I purchase in regards to machine/robot safeguarding?

4 Replies » Click Here

Are there any firms or companies that can validate a robotic work cell to acheive certification for RIA / ANSI compliance

2 Replies » Click Here

When installing fencing around a robot such as roboguard, how close can I get to the robot and does it require axis limiting devices if the robot can reach the guard with end of arm tooling?

1 Reply » Click Here

I am looking for a robotic system to assist with handling ceramic molds and castings that weigh at least 60 pounds. We have had several lumbar strains from lifting these molds because they are handled at least 10 times each by the employee. The molds are fragile. We do have robotics in the facility to dip the molds in the ceramics. Do you have any recommendations?

3 Replies » Click Here

I am completely new to robotics, and I am looking for a small, perhaps rail-driven robot that can pull wine bottles from a rack when ordered from a restaurant pos system. Robot would place bottle on a small elevator that sends bottle from wine cellar to main dining floor. Don't know if this is the right forum. Any reference to appropriate forums would be appreciated.

1 Reply » Click Here

Can a single-channel robot manufactured in 1999 be re-deployed to another facility provided the controls system and safeguarding used to interface with this robot meets the current ANSI/RIA requirements?

1 Reply » Click Here

I am looking for a "paint line robot programmer"

1 Reply » Click Here

I am looking for recommendations on system integrators who have experience with robotic laser cutting systems. Specifically, using Fanuc robots and IPG fiber laser systems. We are familar with KMT, but not any competitors.

1 Reply » Click Here

I need to know if restrictions exist for the the base of robot position, the manufacturer engineer is trying to support the robot in the roof. The robot is a Motoman DX100.

1 Reply » Click Here

What is the minimum fence height around a robot cell?

1 Reply » Click Here

Is there an OSHA reg that says if you have a light barrier curtain installed on a machine then it must be used regardless of robot rotation or travel speed (Less than 10 inches / sec, ? degree / sec ) and not allowed to be inoperable.

1 Reply » Click Here

Is there an OSHA speed limit at which a robot operates that makes the perimeter guarding mandatory?

1 Reply » Click Here

For field deployed autonomous service robots that are moved frequently (eg multi times a day). Does any one know what the legal requirements for safety are, or where the information can be found? Safety fencing, interlocks, floor mats, laser barriers etc are all not feasible to restrict entry into the environment.

2 Replies » Click Here

I need to build an ignition key turner. Not an entire robotic arm, I will pair this with wireless module, and control it from 2000 feet. It can turn on a generator. Its in shelter. Where do I begin? The key needs to turn 90 degrees, then reset its position.

1 Reply » Click Here

What is the difference between a robot and a service robot? What are the RIA definitions?

1 Reply » Click Here

The hand control screen is frozen - can't do anything with it. Can someone advise?

1 Reply » Click Here

Has the RIA 15.06 (2012) standard been published in Japanese language?

1 Reply » Click Here

We are having problems with the and can't figure out why the welds look like they have porosity. We clean the tips and nozzels and it helps for a short time but can't consistently get a good weld.

5 Replies » Click Here

Browse by Product:



Browse by Company:


Browse by Services: