Robotic Automation FAQ
Have questions about your new robotic automation systems? If so, you’re not alone. Many of our customers have questions about how to adapt to robot technology.
Our robotics engineering team is more than happy to answer any questions you might have during the process.
Continue reading to learn the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. For more information, don’t hesitate to call our automation engineers.
What industries benefit from robotic automation?
One of the main reasons people transition to robotic automation is to improve the productivity of their factories. We have created robotic automation systems for a wide range of industries, from automobile manufacturing to material handling.
Industries that benefit frominclude:
- Material handling
- Vision Inspection
- Force Compliant
What are the different types of robotic automation?
Our engineers look for opportunities to augment your current system with industrial robots. We understand that robotic automation systems are an investment, which is why we create robots that are able to make full use of the industrial machinery you already have.
Different types of robotic automation include:
- Material handling and packaging
- Pick and place
- Non-destructive inspection
What are the benefits of robotic automation?
Robotic automation improves productivity and worker safety. Many of our customers start to use industrial robots to replace human workers for tasks that carry a high risk of injury. When risk is transferred to robots, humans can focus on tasks that require more thought and training.
Another benefit of robotic automation is that you’re able to create more goods at lower costs.can help you save money in the long run by reducing waste and performing tasks with high accuracy. Make sure you invest in maintenance for your industrial robots so you can count on your new automation system lasting for years to come. Some of our customers even have systems that are decades old because they invested in preventative maintenance.
How will automation affect my employees?
It’s a myth that robotic automation completely eliminates the need for human workers. You will still need your employees to supervise industrial robots, as well as do necessary maintenance, troubleshooting, and basic repairs. In fact, your employees will become more important than ever once you transition to robotic automation.
Once you implement robotic automation, you’ll be able to redeploy workers to tasks that make better use of their skills. Many successful companies say that their workers are their greatest assets, which is why you’ll want to take advantage of our training opportunities.
How can I train my employees to use automation?
We provide robotics training opportunities so your team can understand their new roles working alongside industrial robots. We highly recommend you provide more than one training session so employees can build confidence in their new knowledge and skills before being expected to work with industrial automation. Our robotics engineering team will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have so the process can run as smoothly as possible.
First Choice Robotics in Grand Rapids can help your employees adjust to new robot technology. To request your quote for robotic automation systems, call (616) 345-0887.