Applications

Explore our library of brief, easy-to-read articles that share our expertise in solving various automation challenges and offer product suggestions to simplify your search. This section offers access to decades of application experience helping machine builders design and install efficient manufacturing systems.
We cover techniques to solve an automation problem, as well as help you in selecting products that support specific machine types. Find the topics that can give you a competitive edge with your projects here.
  • Traceability through serialization

    The ability to trace individual products through the supply chain is becoming increasingly important to fight counterfeiting and increase consumer safety. Do you have everything in place yet? Learn more

    How to Diagnose a Light Curtain Issue Caused by Power Supplies

    We were consulted to troubleshoot a Delta robot that only worked when the safety light curtain’s beam(s) were broken. This is the opposite of how a safety light curtain operates. The problem traced all the way back to the power supplies. Learn the reasons why safety and motion control systems need separate power supplies. Learn more
  • Get Damaged Bottles off the Line... Automatically

    Line jam-ups, mis-applied labels, product spillage and poor product appearance are just a few of the undesirable impacts of a dented, torn, streaked or otherwise defective plastic bottle finding its way into the filling position. Now Omron can help companies avoid this expensive problem more effectively and economically than relying upon human inspectors. Learn more