Are employees trained in old technologies at a disadvantage up against young professionals with up-to-date technological expertise? Not really – at least this is the finding of a case study from the metallurgical industry.
Instead of endlessly repeating the same movement, grippers will in future carry out their tasks independently, following a brief training phase. Initial applications are already being tested.
Cleanrooms are expensive and not always available. The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA will be showcasing a ‘cleanroom on demand’ at HANNOVER MESSE that can be installed both indoors and outdoors.