Reduced Handling of Parts
Utilising a bin picking application can potentially reduce the amount of overall equipment needed to complete a task, saving space and also reducing any unnecessary handling. Where multiple systems may have previously been in place to orientate, then present parts for processing, bin picking applications now combine both of these processes into one system.
Equipping a robot with vision essentially provides them with an additional level of intelligence. Though the benefits of robots and vision can be discussed separately, the combination of the two technologies results in a solution which is adaptive, responding to the changes its presented with, opposed to following predefined paths and processes.
Better Utilisation of Operators
Where operators may have previously been involved in these tasks, introducing bin picking allows for more suitable use of operator time, allowing them to undertake tasks which require human thought and dexterity. Repetitive tasks such as this also carry a high risk of RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury), this can be dramatically reduced using robots.
Guided by vision based data, robots are able to operate with minimal supervision. Integrated safety features also allow them to coexist in close proximity to operators and other equipment safely.