Co-robots will commit to more subdivided fields in the future
Co-robots are designed to allow humans to work safely in an environment with robots. They are stronger, smaller, and sharper than traditional robot collaboration. Co-robots have received more and more attention in recent years, but in fact, the concept of co-robots was first proposed in the 1990s. With the gradual maturity of robot technology, the development direction of co-robots will expand to different subdivided fields.
In recent years, manufacturing companies have faced the following two major challenges: first, companies that used to rely on the advantages of labor-intensive labor dividends have disappeared, and companies are eager to replace manual solutions with robots; second, mass production of customized products, which requires Suppliers need more flexibility, shorter cycles, and faster mass production and design solutions.
As a relatively new concept, "co-robot" only emerged around 2014, but its market is in a stage of rapid development. At that time, co-robot products have just appeared. At present, many robot manufacturers have launched co-robot products, mainly because of enterprises. See the market demand.
From 2015 to 2020, co-robots are expected to increase 10 times, and the market value will increase from 95 million US dollars in 2014 to 1 billion US dollars, while light robots will be very popular in two years, and the price will drop to 150,000 to 20,000 US dollars. It is expected that by 2019, the high value of global co-robots will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 50.88%.
In the market, there are generally two problems in the method of man-machine cooperative security setting: one is to set up a safety barrier to protect personal safety and increase equipment investment and cost; the other is that the operation is complicated and unskilled personnel cannot control the robot.
At present, brands that have done well in the field of co-robots have also developed very well in the co-robot market. For example, ABB launched the Yumi robot, and Fannako introduced some lightweight co-robots after introducing a 35-kilogram robot. Also, Denmark’s Universal Robots has launched a series of co-robots. At the same time, companies such as Shenyang Xinsong and Techrobots(Shenzhen) also launched some new co-robot products.
At the last 2017 World Robot Congress, a variety of different categories of robot exhibitions were involuntarily overwhelming. Among them, many companies showed that the shape of the robotic robot hand is one of the highlights.
At the exhibition, you can not only see many robots playing Go or Gobang, for example, but also find that they are very smart, can accurately sort and sort various objects, complete 3D printing tasks, write and draw, and even follow people’s Instruct to send you water.
As a domestic R&D and production co-robot enterprise, Techrobots(Shenzhen) has produced a series of co-robot products, joint modules and related robot components (robot motors, robot encoders, robot drivers) through independent research and development, and it has been well applied to domestic The main fields of enterprise production.
Co-robots are small and have more sensors. If they are close to humans or other objects, these characteristics make co-robots respond faster and smarter. Therefore, compared with traditional robots, the market prospect of co-robots will be broader!
In the domestic market, in addition to the demonstration of co-robots by large domestic professional mechanical robot companies such as China Aerospace, Harbin Institute of Technology Robot Group, Shenyang Xinsong Robotics, etc., with the potential increase in market demand, more and more entrepreneurial robot companies (Techrobots(Shenzhen)) also pays attention to the broad market prospects of co-robots and is committed to pushing related products to different segments.