Introduction to Parts Feeding – Parts Singulation for Robot Automation



Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Duration: 1 hour

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If you have an assembly application and need to build parts, chances are, you will need parts feeding. From bowl feeders to vibratory feeders, there are many solutions available today. Figuring out which one to go with can be daunting. With nearly 4 decades of automation experience, Epson Robots has the expertise to walk you through the process and explain the various feeder types available in the market.

You will come away with a good understanding on how to get started with parts feeding and the key aspects to consider.

We will also take you through areas to consider and how to get started:

  • Select the Right Parts Feeder
  • Trends
  • Know the Essentials
  • Pitfalls to Avoid


Rick Brookshire
Director of Product Development
Epson Robots

Rick Brookshire has worked in the robot industry for over 33 years managing various product development, marketing, applications engineering, product management and technical support teams. He is currently the Director of Product Development at Epson Robots. As Director of Product Development and Engineering at Seiko Instruments, Rick’s teams helped create the first PC based robot controllers, integrated robot vision solutions and the core robot development software for Epson Robots now known as Epson RC+, which is used today in thousands of factories worldwide. After coming to Epson, Rick became a part of the Epson global development management team that creates all robot related products for Epson Robots.

Rick has a BS in Computer Science, with a Minor in Marketing from Clemson University.