You know that automation is important to understand as you start to scale your Maker business. Now, let’s do an easy crash course in robotics. You may or may not end up using robotics in your manufacturing business (your business, your decision!), but you can’t make … [Read more...] about Robotics: Your Easy Introduction
Industrial Automation You know that you should consider industrial automation no matter how small your operation is, and you also know that the most important thing to think about when you’re ready to automate is why you want to automate. (If you don’t? Go back and … [Read more...] about Considering Automation? Here’s how to know WHAT to automate!
You have a small- or mid-sized manufacturing operation, and you’re ready to start automating it. Maybe you came to this idea on your own, maybe you read about it elsewhere, or maybe we here at Process Cat convinced you in the last article when we talked about how no … [Read more...] about Automation: it’s great but it’s not everything!
You might see this title and think, no, industrial automation isn't for me! I make beaded curtain ties (or handmade knives, or pineapple-shaped pencil holders...) and I make them by hand! Misconceptions about Industrial Automation If you're scared off by the word … [Read more...] about Why you should consider industrial automation
Your product is amazing and you want to make it even better! (Or it currently doesn’t even work but you know it can be great so you’re trying desperately to improve it...) Either way, you know that experiments can help you determine which things in your manufacturing … [Read more...] about Let’s Learn About Proof of Concept Experiments