Industry : Rubber & Plastics
by Bennett Brumson, Contributing Editor
Take a look around and you will no doubt see plastic parts everywhere. Given the wide variety of plastic materials and processes used to produce these parts and weld them together, it should come as no surprise that manufacturers are increasingly incorporating highly flexible robots into their operations. To
by Bob Turner, Quadcom Ltd.
The versatility of multi-axis robots and the many processes in the plastics sector that are within their capabilities for a wide range of common tasks in the plastics sector, from high speed demolding right through to inspection and assembly. The economic benefits of automation by using industrial
by Brian Huse, Director, Marketing & Public Relations
What does the future hold for robot applications? How will robots affect society in five years; 10 years; 20? These are typical questions received by Robotic Industries Association. Following is a look forward based on a correspondence I recently sent to a student to address in a small way a