Collaborative robots work side by side with human workers to complete a wide range of tasks, including welding, quality inspection, and component insertion/fastening. With anticipated global compound annual growth of more than 60% over the next 5 years, it's important to maximize the service life of these systems with proper energy supply and cable management. In this tech talk, get expert tips on the two major factors to take into consideration when creating your cobot's energy supply system.
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