Industry : Consumer Goods/Appliances
by Bob Turner, Quadcom Ltd., and Mr. Simon Whitton
It is estimated that there are now more than 40 million users of mobile phones in the UK and approaching 500 million worldwide. Growth rates of around 60% are forecast for the next couple of years at least. This breathtaking demand has presented a considerable challenge to the major manufacturers
by Rob Schwamberger, Sales Manager, Automotive Component Paint and General Industries
Increasing costs and environmental regulations have forced composites manufacturers to consider robotic automation for the application of fiberglass chop and gel. As noted in the accompanying case study, robotic automation can be used to apply spray chop and gel to anything from chicken coop fan housings to boats and bathtubs.