Industrial Robotics: Selection, Design, and Maintenance

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With the proliferation of many types of robots in recent years, there is a real need to assist engineers, automation manufacturers, and robot aficionados in the proper selection, care, and feeding of a robot to achieve the maximum in productivity. This book does just that, along with classifying robots in accordance to their complexity and function provided. The book is perfect for large corporations as well as smaller "Mom and Pop" shops who may be considering using robots to help their industrial applications.

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LEARN HOW TO CHOOSE AND USE A ROBOT IN YOUR SHOP OR FACTORY FOR MAXIMUM EFFICIENCY AND SAVINGS

Today's low-cost robots are bringing new efficiencies to companies both small and large -- and one of them could be yours. In Industrial Robotics, robotics productivity expert Harry Colestock makes it easy to find out everything you need to know about --

  • The new affordability of robotics
  • How and why your competitors are employing robots
  • What a robot can do for your shop or company
  • Evaluating robots vs. fixed automation
  • Whether a robot makes dollars and sense
  • Which robot to choose
  • Your robot's payback period
  • Designing, installing, building, and setting up a robot
  • How to comply with new industrial robotics safety standards
  • Care and keeping of your bot
  • Where to shop for robots

THE COVERAGE YOU NEED TO UPGRADE YOUR COMPANY'S PERFORMANCE WITH TODAY’S ROBOTICS:

Robots -- Definitions and Classifications * Economic Productivity * Comparisons Between Robots and Fixed Automation * Where To Use a Robot * Upkeep of Industrial Robots * Economic Justification * Companies Currently Using Robots in Industry * Effects of New Legislation * Robotic Safety * Human Factors * Machine Vision Considerations * Summary and Conclusions * Robot Manufacturers

About the Author:

Harry Colestock is an electrical engineer who designed and built automation systems for over 40 years. A specialist in robot productivity improvement, he has analyzed robotics for hundreds of companies in the auto industry as well as other high-volume industries. As chief engineer of Advanced Technology and Testing at Ingersoll-Rand, Mr. Colestock led the effort in the design and installation of some of the most advanced robotic systems in the world. His last job, before retiring, was the design and installation of an entire assembly and test line for the automatic assembly and testing of the six cylinder engine for General Motors' Holden division in Melbourne, Australia. He now lives in Petoskey, Michigan.

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