Application robots

The Advantages of Industrial Robots :

  • Quality: 
    Robots have the capacity to dramatically improve product quality. Applications are performed with precision and high repeatability every time. This level of consistency can be hard to achieve any other way
  • Production:
    With robots, throughput speeds increase, which directly impacts production. Because robots have the ability to work at a constant speed without pausing for breaks, sleep, vacations, they have the potential to produce more than a human worker
  • Safety:
    Robots increase workplace safety. Workers are moved to supervisory roles, so they no longer have to perform dangerous applications in hazardous settings
  • Savings: 
    Greater worker safety leads to financial savings. There are fewer healthcare and insurance concerns for employers. Robots also offer untiring performance which saves valuable time. Their movements are always exact, so less material is wasted


Robonic, provider of industrial robots

The company name, KUKA, is an acronym for Keller und Knappich Augsburg, and at the same time is the registered trademark found on the industrial robots and other products they produce. The company was founded in 1898 and in 1995 was split into KUKA Robotics Corporation and KUKA Schweißanlagen GmbH (now KUKA Systems GmbH). The company headquarters are located in Augsburg,Germany. The company belongs to the publicly traded KUKA AG (earlier IWKA Group). 

By 2006, the KUKA Robotics Corporation and its subsidiaries have installed close to 80,000 robots and the company has become one of the worldwide market leaders in industrial robots. KUKA industrial robots are used in a number of industries – from automotive and metal working to foodstuffs and plastics.

KUKA industrial robots are used in production by companies like: GM,Chrysler, Ford, Porsche, BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Ferrari, Harley-Davidson, Boeing, Siemens, IKEA, Swarovski, Wal-Mart, Budweiser, BSN Medical as well as Coca-Cola and others

FANUC is an acronym for Factory Automatic Numerical Control. FANUC Robotics America is a wholly owned subsidiary of FANUC Corporation of Japan. 

FANUC robots handle payloads ranging from .05 kg – 1,350 kg and can be equipped with both force sensing and iRVision.

In 2010 FANUC Robotics America sold its 100,000th robot.FANUC continues its success through innovative solutions

ABB is a Swedish-Swiss multinational corporation headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland, operating in robotics and mainly in the power and automation technology areas. It ranked 143rd in Forbes Ranking (2010).

Examples of the types of robots with different applications :


Arc welding robots :




Palletizing robots :




Pick & place robots :