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We are looking for someone to write programming for the Kuka robot used in our packaging department. Is anyone in the US? Is anyone in FL or available to travel to FL? English language required. German language helpful.

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When using wire mesh fencing is there a requirement to purchase software options like FANUC DCS that would prevent the robot from sticking a welding nozzle through the openings in wire mesh fencing? It seems to me that you could have the robot stick the welding nozzle or wire through the mesh openings. Obviously we wouldn't intend anyone to program the robot that way but I am not sure if purchasing the DCS software is a requirement?

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Does ANSI/RIA 15.06-2012 or any of the associated technical reports specify anything about the location, minimum quantity, spacing, etc., of emergency stop buttons on a robot cell safety enclosure? If not, are there other standards that would cover this?

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I have involved in a direct mail processing business. I am looking for some automation solution for mail document extraction & sorting (remittance, cash, or check). Currently, this function is all manual.

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Is there a standard for number of exits in a cell? I was told that there should be at least 2 but I can find no mention of this anywhere.

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Is the RIA 15.06 1999 risk assessment method still valid and usable for official documentation?

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I am based in the UK and work with many vehicles. Can anyone help me price up, or find a robot type vehicle that can shift, move or lift cars while still being small in size? Our site is similar to a car park in a supermarket and the cars are locked or in gear so I would like something to either pull them, or lift and move them without damaging them. Thanks

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I want to duplicate a progam in a different location on a otc v6 with a fd11 controller and a fd teaching pendant, I want to be able to weld 3 of the same parts without teaching every individual part.

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I am trying to find the standard for distance of physical barriers and light curtains. If I set soft limits in my robot configurations how much buffer space Is needed? I see 20" for semi-auto. Does the 20" also apply for automatic?

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For a simple connection between PLC and a Fanuc Robot arm 200IC, what kind of PLC would you recommend ?

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What is the easiest way to connect PLC ( Programmable Logic Control) with a Fanuc Robot 200ic?

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How do I know without shadow of a doubt the robot applications in my plant meet required safety compliance?

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When installing FANUC robots, What is the exact meaning of rigging?

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What speed is the slow speed, teach mode in a robot? Is there only one speed? Thanks.

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Looking for input on best practices for robot cell entry. My company is large, multi-plant, and we are trying to standardize a method for operator entry for minor tasks. Narrowed this down to servo motor entry or trap key entry. Interested in pros and cons of both methods.

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Is there a master list of manufacturers that build robots for manufacturing applications. We are interested in robotic welders?

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We have a robot cell with perimeter guarding and an interlocked gate. When personnel enter the robot area to teach the robot, we require the use of a teach pendant and enabling pendants for everyone in the area. My question is for tasks that are performed in the cell that don't involve the robot. For example, a minor servicing task, such as cleaning. The operator opens an interlocked gate and places a lock on the gate to ensure the equipment cannot start. However, there is the potential for someone to move the equipment through the teach pendant. What would be an acceptable method of control?

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Regarding ANSI/RIA R15.06-2012, The document uses the word "fitting". For example in section 7.2.5 an example of robot system information is "...a) detailed description of the system, its fittings, its guards and /or protective devices..." What is the word fitting describing?

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I need a few robots to work with frozen metal molds that are cooled with liquid nitrogen and filled with a food product and then demolded. Is there a robotics company that has worked in that environment (ultra low temp) handling food products?

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I have an otc daihen robot almega v6-L with a otc power supply and a two turntable integration. I am having issues with the seam tracking. What adjustments do I need to make in the settings to make it more responsive on both linear welds and circular welds? Thanks, Jeff Hobson

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