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Part presentation

  •   In a known fixed location such as a fixture or machined pallet
  •   In an unfixed location such as a flat surface or conveyor on one level
  •   Jumbled in a container with other parts like it many levels deep
  •   Jumbled in a container with different types of parts

Integration performed by

  •   An authorized robotic systems provider of mitsubishi
  •   A robotics industries association certified (RIA) integrator
  •   An integrator with more than 10 similar applications
  •   You (end user experienced with this type of application)
  •   You (after completing Mitsubishi robotic training & considering recommendations of experts)
  •   You (without Mitsubishi robotic training on your first robot)
  •   A local integrator who does less then 5 robots per year

Are you a first time robot user?

  •   Yes
  •   No

Does the application include vision?

  •   Yes 2D
  •   Yes 3D
  •   No

Will you be using Force Torque sending?

  •   Yes
  •   No

What are the End-Of-Arm Tooling (EOAT) characteristics?

  •   One off-the-shelf tool from a member of the RIA
  •   More then one off-the shelf-tool on a single robot from a member of the RIA
  •   Off-the-shelf tooling from someone else
  •   Custom-made tool

EOAT control and sensing characteristics

  •   Double solenoid, two- or three-position valves, with part present sensor and clear sensor
  •   Servo motor controlled with encoder feedback
  •  Single solenoid valve or no part present sensor

Will the robot be required to interface with other equipment?

  •   One other piece of equipment
  •   More than one piece of equipment (all from the same vendor)
  •   More than one piece of equipment (from different vendors)

What is the I/O methedology of the application?

  •   Distributed I/O using CC-Link, CC-Link LT, or CC-Link IE Field
  •   Distributed I/O using another method
  •   Hard wiring (less then 32 in and 32 out)
  •   Hard wiring (greater then 32 in and 32 out)

How many different parts will the robot run?

  •   1 to 5
  •   6 to 12
  •   greater then 13

Will the robot need to intefrate to Factory ERP systems?

  •   Yes
  •   No

Does the system need ot compensate for work piece tolerance?

  •   Yes
  •   No

Are detailed specifications/prints of the process/machines to interface available?

  •   Yes
  •   No

Has this application ever been done by integrator or end user?

  •   Yes
  •   No

What are the characteristics of the enviornment that the robot will be installed in?

  •   Cleanroom
  •   Hygienic surfaces
  •   Caustic chemicals
  •   Liquid or Particle in the air
  •   Temperatures above 100 degrees F or below 40 degrees F
  •   High vibration
  •   Nothing special

Will there be involvment with engineers, production, maintanence, and operator personnel for this project?

  •   All Groups
  •   Only two of these groups
  •   Only one of these groups

Are there applications that could be done that are less complex?

  •  Yes
  •   No

Do you currently have quality problems?

  •   Yes
  •   Somewhat
  •   No

Do you have difficulty finding and retaining employees to do the work?

  •   Yes
  •   Somewhat
  •   No

Does your business need, or deal with, much government regulation?

  •   Yes
  •   Somewhat
  •   No

Do you have issues with labor rules?

  •   Yes
  •   Somewhat
  •   No

Will you use the system on more than one shift?

  •   Yes
  •   Somewhat
  •   No

Does having and utilizing advanced technology impress your customers?

  •   Yes
  •   Somewhat
  •   No

Can the system run lights out (no operator oversight or presence)?

  •   Yes
  •   Somewhat
  •   No

Do you face global competition?

  •   Yes
  •   Somewhat
  •   No

Do you currently use robots at your facility?

  •   Yes
  •   Somewhat
  •   No

Do you have issues providing benefits to your employees?

  •   Yes
  •   Somewhat
  •   No

Can the system run in automatic and manual mode?

  •   Yes
  •   Somewhat
  •   No

Will the system increase your production capacity?

  •   Yes
  •   Somewhat
  •   No

Is your current process potentially dangerous to operators?

  •   Yes
  •   Somewhat
  •   No

Will the new system reduce production waste?

  •   Yes
  •   Somewhat
  •   No