With the proliferation of many types of robots in recent years, there is a real need to assist engineers, automation manufacturers, and robot aficionados in the proper selection, care, and feeding of a robot to achieve the maximum in productivity. This book does just that, along with classifying robots in accordance to their complexity and function provided. The book is perfect for large corporations as well as smaller "Mom and Pop" shops who may be considering using robots to help their industrial applications.
Editors Note 1
With so many industries taking advantage of the tremendous advances in robotics, entities ranging from small family businesses to large corporations need assistance in the selection, design, set-up, maintenance, and economic considerations of industrial automation. This detailed reference shows how to achieve maximum productivity with robotics, classifies robots according to their complexity and function, and explains how to avoid common automation mistakes. * Covers a wide range of industries--from automobile to smaller creative areas such as painting, plastic, glass work, and brick manufacturing * Includes a world-wide survey of various companies successfuly using robots in industrial applications