Safety system monitors two protective fields simultaneously around a cobot, making it possible to dynamically reduce or stop the robot’s movement only when a person is too close to the working area.
Safety & Security
The TiM240 is the first variant in the TiM2xx LiDAR series and has an enclosure rating of IP65 for indoor use. The TiM240 scans a 240° area up to 10m away at speeds up to 15 times per second.
Roberta Nelson Shea, Global Technical Compliance Officer at Universal Robots, will discuss the basics of collaborative workspaces, robot safety standards, and new speed and separation monitoring techniques.
A new cable-management kit from igus uses the company’s triflex R links and hook-and-loop mounting brackets to work with collaborative robot arms from any manufacturer.
Suppliers, integrators, and users should be aware of mobile robot safety standards and best practices, explains a MiR vice president.
A look at how cobot safety considerations and additional programming work can benefit workplaces using collaborative robots.
The Safe Robotics Area Protection, or SRAP system from SICK is designed to be easy to integrate, provide safety around automation, and reduce downtime.
Robot operations, especially in industries that are just starting to automate or must manage multiple robots, can be a hurdle to adoption, says the CEO of InOrbit, which offers a cloud-based service.