Industrial RobotsIndustrial RobotsIndustrial robots have arms with grippers attached (Figure 2-1). The grippers are finger-like and can grip or pick up various objects. They are used to pick and place. They pick up an object and place it elsewhere or move materials from one place to another. These robots can be programmed and computerized. The teach box is used to program the microprocessor that is the robot's "brain." Sensory robots, welding robots, and assembly robots usually have a self-contained microcomputer or minicomputer.
Mark R. Miller; Rex Miller: Robots and Robotics: Principles, Systems, and Industrial Applications. Industrial Robots, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2017), AccessEngineering