Changing the Automation Conversation

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-34407
Published May 01, 2019 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

With advancements in manufacturing processes and materials, components in many industries are more precise with a new level of complex shapes. There is significant demand to create parts and assemblies that perform better, last longer, and cost less to make. Manufacturers are increasingly focused on robotics or other automated systems to produce, assemble, and inspect these components. The new generation of robotic manufacturing cells incorporates advanced metrology sensors that enable them to perform tasks more accurately and with greater versatility. These robotic cells are typically referred to as Metrology Enhanced Automation (MEA).