Levels of Collaboration Case Study: Fenced Robot

Levels of Collaboration Between Humans and Robots Interactions between humans and robots can be distilled down into five levels. These levels are: Fenced Robot Coexistence Sequential Collaboration Cooperation Responsive Collaboration An extensive breakdown of each of the levels can be found here. Case Study: Fenced Robot The first level of collaboration is Fenced Robot. This […]

Depalletizing/Palletizing System – Sneak Peak of Zeus Automation Series

Depalletizing and palletizing are two of the most common processes in material handling. At Zeta Group, we specialize in robust end of line robotic solutions, including depalletizing/palletizing. We currently have two FANUC robots on our floor being integrated into a fully automated depalletizing/palletizing system. Utilizing automation and robots for these processes increases efficiency and quality […]

End of Arm Tooling for Depalletizing/Palletizing

OVERVIEW OF GENERAL END OF ARM TOOLING APPLICATIONS End of arm tooling (EOAT) on robotic systems is an essential part of an automation project. The specific tooling is what gives the robot it’s function. The various tooling may allow the robot to grip, pick and place boxes, pick and place product, or utilize vision. Additionally, […]

Robotic Safety Standards & Why They Are Important

Robotic safety is an essential part of the automation process. Since automation in manufacturing is a collaborative effort between humans and robots, it is integral that certain safety protocols need to be followed.   RISK ASSESMENTS FOR ROBOTIC SAFETY At Zeta Group, in order for a project to leave our facility and be installed on […]

Mobility in Manufacturing: A Case Study

Mobile manufacturing equipment is beneficial to a system. In a previous blog post, we explained the many benefits of mobile equipment. Some of those benefits include optimization of equipment, versatility in systems, and ease of maintenance. Zeta recently had a customer that came to us for integration of automation to use in multiple different lines. […]