Security Technology for working with Industrial Robots

Problem In the demonstrator, the safe cooperation between humans and industrial robots is addressed. The developments focus on safe workplace and process design without the use of protective fences and cages. Advantages of the solution This solution consists in the development of a sensor system that monitors workplaces and demonstrates the synchronized Human-Robot cooperation. It…

Improved ergonomics through robot support

Universal Robot @ ZeMA, Germany Problem definitionAssembly operations in final automotive assembly are often carried out manually and overhead. These assembly operations are ergonomically very stressful for the employee. At this point, human-robot cooperation as a key technology can increase the productivity of the assembly line and reduce costs. Advantages of the solutionThe cooperation of…

Production Networking

HRC-compatible lightweight construction and transport robots @ ZeMA, Germany Problem definitionIsolated and delayed feedback from production leads to a resource-intensive planning and control effort in the event of disruptions in the production process. In addition, existing planning tools often lack synchronisation and real-time information from the shop floor. Advantages of the solutionKey Performance Indicators (KPI),…

Human-robot collaboration in industry 4.0

HRC-compatible lightweight construction and transport robots @ ZeMA, Germany Problem definitionThe need to intensify cooperation between humans, robots and production equipment in hybrid teams is often not recognised. Also the consideration of already existing IT and production structures are mostly not or only with difficulty compatible. MRK-4.0 requires the integration of already established and the…

Intelligent worker assistance

Intelligent Gloves @ ZeMA, Germany Problem definitionIncreasingly complex repair processes with low levels of protection make extensive training for employees necessary. In addition, the repair processes are insufficiently documented for the customer. The danger of excessive assistance with common worker support systems should also not be neglected. Advantages of the solutionBy safeguarding and documenting critical…

Intelligent AI-based quality control

Universal Robot and AR @ ZeMA, Germany Problem definitionQuality assurance often takes place under poor ergonomic conditions. In addition, quality assurance is often manual, incomplete and analogue. Advantages of the solutionQuality inspection can be performed during the process. Process parameters can thus be adjusted quickly and continuously. Used technologiesHuman-robot collaboration in process control, sensor data…

Flexible assembly through human-robot collaboration

Bosch APAS – component pattern recognition and gesture control @ ZeMA, Germany ZeMA supports Woll Sondermaschinenbau in the development of new competences in the field of Human-Robot-Cooperation (HRC). The Saarland-based company Woll Sondermaschinenbau manufactures and supplies special machines, assembly lines and production plants worldwide. Woll is a plant supplier offering tailor-made innovative solutions for industry…