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Case Study : Vision-Guided Collaborative Robots Deliver Fast ROI in Manufacturing

Indiana-based Task Force Tips, a manufacturer of firefighting equipment, needed to improve manufacturing productivity in the company’s CNC machining cells. The goal was to add production automation for complex tasks while keeping spindle time up and product quality consistent. Conventional robotic machine tending has several disadvantages: extensive guarding, high cost and little flexibility, all essential issues for a high-mix, medium volume manufacturer like Task Force Tips.

The solution was Universal Robots collaborative robots that increased productivity and allowed the units to work alongside human operators with safety. Task Force Tips has now installed four Universal Robots delivering savings resulting in a return on their investment in only 34 days.

In this white paper you will learn:
  • How collaborative robotics can deliver very fast ROI in manufacturing operations
  • How collaborative robots add flexibility in mixed human/machine operations
  • Collaborative robotics added worker safety combines with lower safety costs
  • Configuration of collaborative robots can be easy and cost-effective

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