Low cost automation is a technology that creates some degree of automation around the existing equipment, tools, methods, people etc. using mostly standard component available in the market.
— A wide range of activities such as loading, feeding, clamping, machining, welding, forming and packing can be subjected to low cost automation
— Low cost automation is very useful for process industries, manufacturing, chemical, oil or pharmaceuticals. Many operations in food processing can also be done by low cost automation system.
1. Reduce manual controls without changing the basic set up.
2. Low investment
3. Increased labor productivity
4. Consistent quality
5. Better utilization of material.