Collaborative robots or COBOTS are not new having been in open discussion for twenty years. The need to remain competitive and the introduction of “Industry 4.0” with significant interconnectivity has brought this “new technology” to the forefront in recent years.
Understanding the safety aspects of these machines, while seemingly simple, has the initial hurdle of trust to be overcome. Additionally, as with all new technology and the push for a lower price point, the proper safety auditing of such devices especially from new manufacturers onto the market
Electro 80 can help you with the international standards, for example ISO 10218, ISO/TS 15066, or other considerations that keep these devices in check. We can also help with education programs to build the trust between your new collaborative robots and your workers who interact with them.