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Designing & Building Assembly Systems

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Designing and Building Automated Assembly Systems When designing and manufacturing an automated assembly system, many influencers will affect the end concept and final machine design. Drivers will include, cycle time,... Read more

How to Choose the Correct Gripper For Your Robot Application

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Choosing the Correct Gripper for your Robot Application Looking at an automation application, it can sometimes be obvious in which way the overall concept will come out. Either linear or... Read more

SP Elements – Collaborative Robots

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SP Elements - Collaborative Robots - About Us   Partnering with companies such as Schunk, On Robot, Olympus Technologies, and of course Universal Robots SP Elements can provide complete cobot... Read more

What is the Average Lead Time for a Custom Built Automated Machine?

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How long does it take to receive a custom-built machine? The answer is it depends. Quite simply, a £3million system will typically have a much longer lead time than a... Read more

Things to Look for When Choosing a Systems Integrator

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Things to Look for When Choosing a Systems Integrator Let's say you have been tasked with automating a process within your organisation. Assuming you don’t have the in-house resources to... Read more

Industrial Robots Vs Collaborative Robots

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Industrial Robots Vs Collaborative Robots (Cobots)   Industrial Robots Industrial robots have been in production environments since the 1960’s with the first being introduced in GM. Over the years they... Read more

Standard Automation vs Bespoke Automation

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Standard Automation vs Bespoke Automation One of the reasons that you are reading this, is that your business may be at the stage of considering automation to increase productivity, quality,... Read more

How Much Does Automation Cost?

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How Much Does Automation Cost? One of the first questions that our clients ask once we have viewed their application is, 'how much will automation cost?' This is a very... Read more

Are Collaborative Robots Safe?

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Are Collaborative Robots Safe or do I need an Industrial Robot?   Safety within any workplace is extremely important; after all, we are talking about people’s lives. Manufacturing, in particular... Read more

A Guide for when Considering Automation

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In today’s climate with uncertainty regarding Brexit, labour shortages, etc. many companies are looking to automate. Automation has been part of business for more than a generation, and now, more... Read more
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