Subscribe

Latest Blog Post

build up today's manufacturing startups

Introducing Robotiq's Guide to ISO/TS 15066

Karine Simard
by Karine Simard on May 18, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Collaborative robots have changed how we work. Because they are now working alongside us, and not behind a 6-foot fence, we need to rethink safety on the workfloor.

ISO-international-organisation-standardization-collaborative-robots-600px.png

Then came ISO/TS 15066: the technical specifications on collaborative robots safety. The specifications are meant as an add-on to ISO 10218-1/2. Once they have matured the technical specifications will be included in the ISO standard.

This is all very nice. But what does it mean in the daily life of the factory? How does ISO/TS 15066 change how to organize the shop, and how to think about safety?

We have the answer: Introducing Robotiq’s ISO/TS 15066 Guide: Making Cobots Safe on your Workfloor.

This new educational program aims to educate and help automation professionals build a safer workplace with collaborative robots. The program is made of 3 parts:

  1. Risk Assessment, an introduction
  2. ISO/TS 15066 Explained
  3. Step-by-Step Guide to Conducting a Risk Assessment, including a template you can use.

 

The Introduction to Risk Assessment

Cover-ebook-risk_assessment_update.jpgThis ebook will help you become familiar with the concepts used in risk assessments: understanding the difference between risk impact and probability, how to classify risks, and strategies to get started with proper risk assessments in your factory.

 

Get the ebook now!

 

 

 

ISO/TS 15066 Explained

ISO-TS_15066_Explained_Ebook_Cover.pngWe interviewed members of the ISO Committee that wrote ISO/TS 15066 to get their input and provide more context to the document. This eBook will make this new technical specifications easy to understand. It covers the reason why it was written, how it affects the factories today, and why it's important.  Even better, it explains the content of the technical specifications in the context of real-world scenarios you can relate to.

 Get the eBook now!

 

 

How to Perform an ISO/TS 15066-Compliant Risk Assessment

How-to-perform-risk-assessment-ebook-cover-1.pngReady to get started with improved safety with collaborative robots? This is your guide.  This eBook explains each part of the document, how to fill it up, and why it's there. Follow the guide to perform those risk assessments and comply with ISO/TS 15066. This eBook also comes with an Excel template for you to use.

Get the eBook now!

 

 

 

 
x

Subscribe to Robotiq's Blog

Leave a comment

Karine Simard
Written by Karine Simard
Karine is a journalism-school graduate turned marketer with a side-step in sales and the addition of an MBA to complete her understanding of business. She has documented, marketed and sold products in the high-tech industry, from power monitors to people counters, enterprise software and telecom testing solutions. She cares about team dynamics, marketing and generating quality leads for her teammates in sales. Her mission is to bring sales and marketing teams together into one happy revenue-generating machine.
Connect with the writer:

Related posts

Trending on DoF This Week - Nov. 3

What's trending on DoF this week? Show your Halloween costumes, pallet sequence programming, Graco flex feeder, teaching...

Amanda Lee
By Amanda Lee - November 3, 2016
Calculate a Pressure Applied by a Robot

In a robotic risk assessment process your goal is to predict (or at least try to predict) the possible impact that can occur in...

Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
By Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette - September 20, 2016
Transient VS Quasi-Static: Understand the Different Contact Types in Risk Assessment

Since collaborative robot safety is a huge concern for our end-users, we thought it was important to release some content on...

Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
By Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette - August 16, 2016

Yes, We Now Support Two Grippers on One UR Arm!

...actually, we support up to four Grippers on the same arm.Our new Gripper URCap software upgrade now includes multiple Grippers control. But that’s not all!Here is the list of new features and bug...Read more

Remote control of Universal Robots user interface

Hi. Has anyone tried to or does anyone know how to remote control Polyscope, the user interface of Universal robots? I’ve had the idea to install VNC server on a robot to be able to remote control...Read more

Improve cycle time when using the Robotiq Gripper

Hi Pros,In some applications where cycle time is critical, saving a few seconds here and there can be important. Here's a new program template that allows you to save a few tenths of seconds...Read more

Allighnment with integrated force sensing of UR5

In our application we have a UR5 with a Robotiq Gripper, Is it possible to use a force feedback to aid in aligning the palletizing program to the presented pallet or work surface. I began...Read more