Title: Market study on adaptive robots for flexible manufacturing systems
Authors : Grüninger, Rolf
Kus, Elsbieta
Hüppi, Richard Alexander
Proceedings: Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics. Malaga, Spain, April 2009
Conference details: 5th IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics (ICM 2009), Malaga, 14-17 April 2009
Publisher / Ed. Institution : IEEE
Issue Date: 2009
License (according to publishing contract) : Not specified
Type of review: Not specified
Language : English
Subjects : Adaptive robot; Intelligent sensor; Industrial robot; Flexible manufacturing system
Subject (DDC) : 620: Engineering
Abstract: In this paper the technological scenario for the industrial implementation of flexible and adaptive robotic systems, as developed in the EU-project ARFLEX, is described. Based on a literature study and two questionnaires conducted among the European enterprises, the market demands of such robotic systems are analyzed and their most promising applications are identified. The market studies show that small batch size production and frequent production line changes are common in the industrial production and that therefore flexible and adaptive robotic systems have a big potential on the future industrial market. Among others, assembling operations were identified as promising key applications for such systems.
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Mechatronic Systems (IMS)
Publication type: Conference Paper
DOI : 10.1109/ICMECH.2009.4957143
ISBN: 978-1-4244-4194-5
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/6225
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