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How to Pick a Collaborative Robot
After reviewing the benefits and limitations of collaborative robots, the Southwest Research Institute describes factors to consider when choosing a cobot to buy.

Choice of a Cobot or an Industrial Robot Depends on the Application
The Southwest Research Institute breaks down tasks into those best for industrial robots in comparison with those where collaborative robots would make more sense.

Are Collaborative Robots Really Safe and Easy to Use?
While there are safety standards for collaborative robots, it's still important to carefully asses tasks to be automated, explains the Southwest Research Institute.

What Is a Cobot, and Does My Company Need One?
Depending on the application, power- and force-limited collaborative robot arms can help businesses with tasks involving automation alongside humans, says the SwRI.


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