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How UR Cobots Optimize Glue Dispensing in Door Knob Assembly
Published:  15 July, 2019

Emtek, a Los Angeles-based door hardware manufacturer, was looking for a more consistent way to handle glue dispensing in manufacturing door knobs. A UR5 from Universal Robots now dispenses the glue with speed and accuracy, working in perfect collaboration with the operator who places the knob on the stem after the glue is applied. The tandem effort has doubled production output per man-hour on the high mix/low volume production line.