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TUV SUD discusses collaborative robot safety

TUV SUD discusses collaborative robot safety

The use of collaborative robots can be considered to be part of the fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0. ISO 8373 defines an Industrial Robot as: “An automatically controlled, reprogrammable, multipurpose manipulator programmable in three or more axes, which may be either fixed in place or mobile for use in industrial automation applications.” Collaborative Robots, sometimes […]

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Safety considerations with collaborative robots

Safety considerations with collaborative robots

Stewart Robinson of TUV SUD Product Service looks at standards relevant to collaborative robots. Collaborative Robots – sometimes referred to as ‘CoBots’ – are robots that are designed to work alongside humans in a collaborative work-space, an area where the robot and the human can perform tasks simultaneously. There are many sectors where collaborative operation […]

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