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6 Axis Robot Arm

Learn key foundational knowledge, specifications, requirements, and operations of 6 Axis robot arms.

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When it comes to manufacturing, speed, efficiency, quality maximization, and cost reduction are hallmarks of the six-axis robot.  Learn key foundational knowledge of the anatomy that goes into this rapidly developing articulated robot.  Discuss the fundamental concepts and terminology that small-to-major manufacturers are using to strengthen industries across the U.S. You will gain valuable skills in the specification of robotic properties such as payload and reach requirements, while learning how to startup, shutdown, and jog six-axis systems. 
Benefits for the learner: 

  • Acquire general and vocational knowledge of the process of industrial automation 
  • Gain knowledge of engineering experience and skills and apply it to real world case studies 
  • Apply new insights to make important decisions and business considerations  
  • Understand the human and social impacts of industrial automation 
  • Acquire new career goals in a rapidly growing field 

Who should attend? 

  • All engineers across various fields (i.e. mechanical, electrical, computer, etc.) without formal training in robotics from previous academic programs 
  • Individuals who are considering a career in industrial robotics automation 
  • Working engineers in small to mid-size manufacturing companies looking to add robotic automation to their manufacturing process 
  • Owners and managers of companies seeking a greater understanding of robotic integration into manufacturing processes 

Course participants are expected to: 

  • Have fundamental engineering knowledge 
  • Be familiar with engineering ethics, such as ASME’s Code of Ethics of Engineers 
  • Ideally, have some experience working in the manufacturing industry 

This is a self-guided study course that is designed to be scheduled and taken at the learner’s convenience. From the date of purchase, learners have 90 days to finish the course. 

Learning Objectives & Outline

You will learn how to: 

  • Describe the proper tools involved in the six-axis robot manufacturing process 
  • Identify and differentiate strengths and weaknesses of articulated robots 
  • Measure and calculate required robot payloads 
  • Troubleshoot and describe robot issues using key terms 

Topics covered in this course include: 

  • Six-axis robot terminology 
  • Identification of various robotic brands and manufacturers in the U.S. 
  • Anatomical features of the six-axis robot 
  • Defining and describing different types of robotic arm designs 


Course Developer

This course was developed in a collaboration between ASME and industry expert ,Chris Quick. Chris is the founder of RealBotics, Inc., a company specializing in remote control, telerobotics, and industrial automation consulting. His industrial automation experience includes various robotic installs in heavy forging and stamping applications, the implementation of  automated guided vehicles (AGVs) on the factory floor, the use of collaborative robots in industrial settings, and  various research projects utilizing machine vision.


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