Joining side members by human-robot-collaboration
The LBR iiwa convinces with its features like flexibility and sensitivity. BMW employees at the BMW Group Plant Munich benefit from these advantages. The new robotic assistant supports them with the insertion of components in the car body construction.
June 28, 2017
Together, humans and robots attach the side members for the carcass. "We are delighted that the new HRC automation solution from KUKA will enable us to relieve our workforce," says Rüdiger Weber, product and process engineer for the BMW Group plant in Munich.
In addition, we can imagine further production steps from a purely manual workplace to an MRK-capable workplace. The increasing diversity of variants and the increasing competitive pressure make man-robot collaboration and flexible solutions unavoidable.