Robot Safety, Anything but Routine

Doug Huston, Project Manager for Genesis Systems Group LLC, knows firsthand the importance of robot safety. He is often the one potentially in harm’s way.

“Most of the accidents happen in the troubleshooting phases when you’re trying to figure out what’s going on, or programming the robot cell,” says Huston. “I still have my hand on pendants today, so I fully understand that.”

Genesis is an RIA Certified Robot Integrator located in Davenport, Iowa. As one of the largest automated solutions providers in North America, Genesis specializes in the design, manufacture, and implementation of robotic systems for welding, material handling, machine tending, abrasive waterjet cutting, and material finishing. Industries served include automotive, rail, agricultural, defense and aerospace.

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