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Best Practices for the Integration of Collaborative Robots into Workcells Within Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturing Operations

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Author(s)

John A. Horst, Elena R. Messina, Jeremy Marvel

Abstract

Provides guidance for small and medium sized manufacturers to identify the workcell best served by cobot integration, starting with basic and quick cobot integration methods, and moving to more time-consuming but more accurate cobot integration methods
Citation
Advanced Manufacturing Series (NIST AMS) - 100-41
Report Number
100-41

Keywords

cobot, cobot integration, complexity-impact method, key-elements weighting method, manufacturing, Manufacturing Extension Partnership, manufacturing workcells, past experience-based method, small to medium-sized manufacturers.

Citation

Horst, J. , Messina, E. and Marvel, J. (2021), Best Practices for the Integration of Collaborative Robots into Workcells Within Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturing Operations, Advanced Manufacturing Series (NIST AMS), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.AMS.100-41, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=931585 (Accessed September 18, 2021)
Created May 26, 2021