Keep KISS Principles in Mind With Industrial Robotics
There is lots of news about the growth of collaborative robots (cobots), which let small manufacturers—who would never have considered robots before—embrace automation to bolster their manual processes. But cobots can’t effectively address traditional manufacturing processes that demand high speeds and medium to high payloads. The good news is, as those companies grow and expand their operations, that introduction to automation means they will be better prepared to move to fully automated systems that support bigger, faster, and more accurate processes.
Machine Design Magazine talked to Nigel Smith, founder and CEO of TM Robotics, about the current climate of the robotics industry, and the “keep-it-simple” KISS steps taken toward robot integration.