What’s the Difference Between Industrial Robots?

In today’s industrial automation field, robots handle difficult, dangerous, and repeated tasks. These jobs include the lifting of heavy objects, pick and placing of parts, assembly of components, or assisting manual labor in sorting products. Robots can be grouped into several categories depending on their movement, degrees of freedom, axes of rotation, and function.

As the world of robots expands in the industrial space, it’s prudent to get to up to speed on the multiple types available and their capabilities.

Click here to read a primer from Machine Design Magazine summarizing all types of robots.