Manufacturing Trends: Robots Taking High-Risk Tasks

Robots have become much more complex and sophisticated. And some of them are made specifically for injection molding. “Now beam robots can be equipped with a revolving wrist, to present the part to downstream processes like decorating, vision inspection or weighing, or to assembly and final packaging…Robots also keep operators away from the molding area, a potentially dangerous zone for burns and cuts — or worse, crushed body parts.” says this article from Plastics News: Robots free up workers from high-risk tasks.

The article addresses some of the safety hazards that robots are taking upon their shoulders. But is it really that one-sided?

Read the full article HERE.