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Collaborative Robots in Manufacturing

A collaborative robot, or cobot, is a type of robot intended to physically interact with humans in a shared workspace. These robots are usually designed for a specific task and come in handy when floor space is limited. A truly collaborative robot, like the ones...

Cobot Safety Categories

To make them safer to operate around humans, cobots are designed to exert a controlled amount of force that will not cause injury in the event of a collision with a person. For that reason, cobots are limited in the weights and speeds they can handle. Most...

Are Cobots Worth the Cost?

The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) reports that the collaborative robot market is growing quickly. Advances in robotic manufacturing technology are enabling robot workers to be integrated into the labor force with a wide range of new tasks and applications,...

2019 Summer Newsletter

Meet the Team! Ryan Richards is a mechanical engineer and FEA analyst at MJ Engineering. “Our job is to help make sure things like amusement park rides are safe, and machines function as intended,” says Ryan, who helps examine new and existing CAD models to determine...