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Ready to Recruit Robots?

Posted August 09, 2007 9:29 AM by Sharkles

They're prime personnel in the automotive and aerospace sectors and are now poised to make inroads in medical manufacturing. Technology gains and cost efficiencies give robots the ability to perform the precise movements needed to assemble, transfer, and package stents, shunts, and other small, complex parts. Designers can simulate and debug robotic lines, allowing for faster, accurate determination of automated line logistics and cycle times. Enhanced vision systems, high-speed assembly options, and customized end-of-arm tooling capabilities expand the versatility of robotics in this sector. Is there a place for these advanced automatons in your production plans?

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