Industrial robots now save time, money

By The Columbus Dispatch

Oct 27, 2015

Yaskawa's Motoman L10 — created in 1977, featuring five axes and a maximum workload of about 22 pounds — is a reminder of how far industrial robots have come.

Thanks to developments in technology over the years, the company’s wide variety of robot systems now can manage a payload of up to 1,763 pounds, using up to 15 axes.

“With better technology, the costs to produce robots have gone way down, and so it is more cost-effective to implement a robotic system,” Yaskawa Motoman's Zane Michael said.

Read the full story at dispatch.com.

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