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Universal Robots

Universal Robots: Easy Automation with Collaborative Robots

At Universal Robots, we’re dedicated to bringing safe, flexible and easy to use 6 axis industrial robotic arms to business of every size, all over the world. We develop industrial collaborative robot arms that automate and streamline repetitive industrial processes. This approach enables production departments to assign their staff members more enjoyable tasks – creating jobs that provide them with new challenges that add value to the company

Why choose Universal Robots?

The UR Cobots are packed with truly amazing benefits.

Easy Programming

Patented technology lets operators with no programming experience quickly set up and operate our cobots with intuitive, 3D visualisation. Simply move the robot arm to desired way points or touch the arrow keys on the easy-to-use touchscreen tablet.

Fast Set-Up

Universal Robots has revolutionised the cobot set-up, reducing typical robotic deployment measured in weeks to a matter of hours. The average set-up time reported by our customers is only half a day. The out-of-box experience for an untrained operator to unpack the cobot, mount it, and program the first simple task is typically less than an hour.

Flexible Deployment of Cobots

Don’t be limited by dedicated robotics. Universal Robots are lightweight, space-saving, and easy to re-deploy to multiple applications without changing your production layout. Moving the cobot to new processes is fast and easy, giving you the agility to automate almost any manual task, including those with small batches or fast change-overs. The cobot is able to re-use programs for recurrent tasks.

Collaborative and Safe Cobots

Now you can replace human operators in dirty, dangerous, and dull jobs to reduce repetitive strain and accidental injuries. Eighty percent of the thousands of UR robots worldwide operate with no safety guarding (after risk assessment), right beside human operators. The safety system of our robots is approved and certified by TÜV (The German Technical Inspection Association).

Fastest Payback in the Robot Industry

Universal Robots gives companies access to all the benefits of advanced robotic automation, with none of the extra costs associated with traditional robot programming, set-up, and dedicated, shielded work cells. This makes robotic automation affordable for SMEs, small-batch production runs, and other setups where it would otherwise be too expensive. Our data shows that, on average across processes, our cobots pay for themselves in 10.5 months. The fastest payback time we have on record is just 34 days, achieved when the U.S. firefighting equipment producer Task Force Tips deployed 4 cobots at its plant in Indiana. The ROI was achieved when dramatically lower machinery downtime freed up employees to focus on more value-adding work, as well as through higher product quality and greater manufacturing flexibility.

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