The Autonomous Manufacturing Blog

Spray Process Automation Buyer’s Guide

There are a variety of different spray process automation needs, focused primarily on what approach you need to take. In order to determine your needs, you must consider the following: How much volume or how many shifts are required Is

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Optimizing Transfer Efficiency With a Robotic Cell

Industrial-scale operations require industrial-scale solutions. One of these comes with powder and other forms of coating where transfer efficiency is key. Transfer efficiency is usually defined as a ratio between coating material that sticks to an object vs the total

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Which Industrial Paint Robots Work Best?

While many can often think of robots as far off, futuristic, unrealistic or attainable technology, robots have in fact existed as an industry for more than 50 years. And yes, while autonomous robots that fight crime and solve mysteries may

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The Complete Starter’s Guide to Spray Metal Finishing

Before considering metal finishing for spray processes, it’s important to consider one thing: this is a “starter’s” guide. This doesn’t offer detailed engineering information. This also doesn’t offer safety or compliance standards nor does it offer a means to avoid

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How Spraying Robots Improve Consistency

Robots are already well understood as productivity multipliers. Whether it’s on an assembly line or in a simple machine tending scenario, a robot can provide the ease of use and utility needed to do a simple task “on repeat” thousands

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How Paint Robots Reduce Rework

There are few wild beasts more fearsome and concerning to the everyday finishing engineer than the dread three R’s: Rework, Rejections and RMAs.  In finishing, particularly when it comes to spray processes, achieving the kind of consistency and quality customers

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How Paint Robots Reduce Rework

There are few wild beasts more fearsome and concerning to the everyday finishing engineer than the dread three R’s: Rework, Rejections and RMAs.  In finishing, particularly when it comes to spray processes, achieving the kind of consistency and quality customers

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How to Reduce Waste With Autonomous Robots

The birth of robotics – all the way back to GM’s Unimate – was all about doing jobs that were simply too dangerous, repetitive and physiologically difficult for humans to execute safely and securely. While robots have evolved up to

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