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Two thirds less downtime

Robots in the automotive industry

In this application, a robot in a car factory was equipped with the triflex® RS universal module. This was a measure taken to combat the high downtimes (average of 22 malfunctions a week) which the previous solution with hoses had been causing: after a while the hoses fell into the robot's working range. The triflex® RS universal module pulls the lines back after every movement, keeping the working range free. This allowed downtimes to be reduced by two thirds.
Jaguar Cars Limited, Mark Sheppard, Castle Vale, Birmingham, UK

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