Universal Robots (UR) is launching Licensed Coaching Facilities (ATCs) that provide courses spanning fundamental to superior programming of UR cobots. UR is planning 50 absolutely approved ATCs worldwide, 13 of which can be in North America. The primary few ATCs within the U.S. have already been approved and at the moment are provided by the next UR gross sales companions:
- Superior Management Options in Marietta, Ga.
- HTE Applied sciences in St. Louis, Missouri and Lenexa, Kansas
- Ralph W. Earl Firm in Syracuse, New York
- Utilized Controls in Malvern, Pa.
Along with the ATCs hosted by UR companions, 4 coaching facilities are additionally opening at UR’s workplaces in Ann Arbor, MI, Irving, TX, Backyard Metropolis, NY, and Irvine, CA.
UR’s licensed trainers will conduct coaching modules that cowl a variety of core and superior cobot programming expertise, together with cobot scripting, industrial communication, and interface utilization. Small class sizes with student-centered targets and hands-on follow with UR robots be certain that contributors come away with precious expertise they will apply instantly of their office.
For sophistication schedules and extra data, go to the UR Academy site. The modules of the ATC program embody:
Core: For any person of a UR cobot who has accomplished the web modules. Covers security set-up, fundamental functions and versatile redeployment.
Superior: For cobot customers, technical gross sales folks, and integrators with a sensible have to optimize functions or discover new methods of deploying UR cobots. Covers scripting, superior makes use of of power management and TCP, conveyor monitoring and efficiency evaluate.
Industrial Communication: For customers and builders who have to combine cobots with third-party gadgets. Covers modbus TCP, FTP server, dashboard server, socket communication, Ethernet/IP and Profinet.
Interfaces: For customers and builders who want in-depth information on the right way to interface with UR cobots utilizing script interfaces. Covers UR scripting, socket communication, consumer interfaces (port 30001-30003), actual time knowledge trade and XML/RPC.
Service & Troubleshooting: For customers, technicians, and engineers wanting/needing a greater understanding of the mechanical utilized by UR cobots, the right way to diagnose points and resolve them. Covers the configuration of the cobot arm, controller, and security system in addition to preventative upkeep, system troubleshooting, and alternative of components.
“Now, present and potential prospects can get in-person coaching, customizing their particular functions and desires,” mentioned Stuart Shepherd, Regional gross sales director of Common Robots’ Americas division. “Not solely are our companions enthusiastic about this chance, they’re just about lining as much as be the following rollout.”
“From a enterprise perspective, having the ability to provide such a coaching additionally improves our place available in the market, making certain that present and potential prospects begin to depend on us as automation consultants,” mentioned Cale Harbour, Vice President of Product Advertising at Superior Management Options. “As our prospects construct their information, they will deploy the know-how sooner and see the advantages to their manufacturing – and their backside line – faster. It’s a win-win for everyone concerned.”
“Utilizing this strategy, we’ve expanded our position as provider to help with the applying course of as effectively,” mentioned Marv Dixon, vice chairman of enterprise growth and gross sales, HTE Applied sciences. “The Coaching Heart has additionally offered us with the right situation during which we are able to introduce different merchandise that our prospects may not have in any other case thought-about, comparable to grippers and conveyors. With the Licensed Coaching Heart distinction, we’ve turn into a useful resource that our prospects can rely on for up-to-date, accessible coaching and help.”