Qisda Wins Certifications for Robot-based Production Lines


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EMS provider Qisda has obtained ISO 10218 and ISO/TS 15066 certifications for collaborative robot-based production lines at its automated factory in northern Taiwan from Taiwan-based Precision Machinery Research & Development Center (PMC), Digitimes reports.

According to PMC, collaborative robots play an important role in smart manufacturing, but their operation should be subject to safety of collaborative human workers. Qisda's collaborative robot-based production lines feature three layers of protection of collaborative workers: The first layer is placement of workers in outer working zones and collaborative robots in inner ones for collaboration; the second layer is use of grating sensing to slow down operation of collaborative robots when workers enter working zones of such robots; the third layer is for robotic arms to automatically stop operation once workers touch them. 

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