Offline Robot Programming (OLRP) is making the integration of robot systems in manufacturing more cost effective, easy to deploy, and scalable. By programming industrial robot functions in a virtual environment, manufacturers can greatly reduce robot downtime and increase productivity and profitability.
Even before an investment is made, OLRP can be used as proof of concept and proof of process by enabling a real-world manufacturing cell to be replicated or a custom cell to be created in the software platform and complex robot applications to be programmed within the virtual cell. For manufacturers with low volume requirements, OLRP enables the robotization of short production runs through quick and easy reprogramming.
OLRP is an ideal way to program complex applications because the software automates many of the time-consuming manual processes employed by the teach pendant method, producing accurate, error-free paths quickly. Robot-specific code is then outputted and integrated into the robot, making the transition to a new task less disruptive.
Invest with confidence having validated your automation concept
Make short production runs more profitable
Program and reprogram complex applications quickly
The robot market is diverse. However, many manufacturers tend to use a few or one robot brand in their facilities. The high cost of training staff on multiple robot brands is outweighing the desire to purchase the superior robot. We believe that robot programming should be brand agnostic, assist with programming downtime, and simple to use no matter what robot brand you have in your facilities.
In the virtual world: everything is perfect. In the real world: nothing is perfect. The reality is that although OLRP can produce programs that are very accurate when transferred to real robots, multiple factors can affect accuracy. In our latest blog post, we will discuss some of the most common factors that affect the accuracy of OLRP programs and some tips and tricks for dealing with them.
OCTOPUZ OLRP enables you to program complex robot operations within your virtual cell. You can simplify toolpath programming, automatically detect, avoid errors, program, and post-multi-robot cells all in one single platform. Join us as we take you under the surface of OCTOPUZ. We will share how your complex welding programs can be simplified with OLRP.
Jon House sits down with Tom Fischer, Operations Manager at RobotWorx. RobotWorx focuses on providing quality industrial robotic solutions and customized integration worldwide. Watch Jon and Tom as they discuss how automation has made an impact in the general industry.
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